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Electro-Mechanical Systems Technologist, AAS Degree

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Offered at MCC (Code: MVELM)

This program is designed to train students to troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment and instruments through data analysis. Students will obtain a background in OSHA, process control, electrical circuits, print reading, machining, hydraulics/pneumatics, and other areas tended by field service technicians. Students will get hands on training in inspecting, installing, calibrating, and servicing various instruments that measure and record changes in industrial environments.

Plan of Study

Social/Behavioral Science - Credit Hours: 3

(courses approved for AA)


Total Credit Hours: 19

Total Credit Hours: 35

Total Credit Hours: 10

Total Required Hours: 64

Courses Approved for AA



No more than 6 credits from one prefix. LIT courses not on this list will satisfy this requirement and transfer to all three Iowa Regent Universities as Humanities electives.

Math and Science

Must include at least one math and one lab science course.

Computer Education

Physical Education

Student Development


All transfer courses may be used here including courses listed above (if additional are taken beyond requirements). Students should plan their elective courses according to their college major if they are planning to transfer on for a four year degree.

A maximum of 16 hours of vocational-technical credits may apply toward elective credit with a maximum of 9 of the 16 being independent projects or experimental courses. No more than 6 activity credits (those having prefixes of PEA, MUA, and some MUS courses) may be applied to elective credits. Developmental courses do not apply towards degree requirements.


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