Feb 23, 2024
Major code AA5020
Ohio University–Lancaster offers a two-year program leading to an Associate in Applied Science with a major in industrial maintenance technology. The program has been developed in response to the great demand expressed by manufacturers for skilled technicians. It is intended to train for career fields related to those of the electrician, machine repair technician, or maintenance technician. Students may direct the program to a specific career opportunity through independent study and externship courses.
Technical Associate Degree Requirements
The minimum requirement for the Associate in Applied Business (A.A.B.) or the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is the completion of 96 credits with a 2.0 accumulative GPA upon graduation. A maximum of 24 credits earned through the Experiential Learning Program may be applied to any technical associate degree. You must earn at least 30 quarter hours of resident credit at Ohio University; if you complete fewer than 60 quarter hours of Ohio University credit, you must earn at least 8 of your final 15 hours as resident credit. You also must meet Ohio University General Education requirements for associate degrees. (See Graduation Requirements - Universitywide section)
To earn a technical associate’s degree, you must complete an Application for Update of Program(s), available from any college office or regional campus student services office.
Major Requirements: 39 hours
Choose either the Electrical Maintenance or Mechanical Maintenance track.
Electrical Maintenance Track: 26 hours
Complete the following courses, as well as 10 additional hours of IMT:
Mechanical Maintenance Track: 26 hours
Complete the following courses, as well as 13 additional hours of IMT:
Elective IMT Courses: Minimum 11 hours
Complete any combination of the following courses (you must complete each at least once) and other nonrequired IMT courses:
General Requirements: 32–35 hours
Complete a Tier I Quantitative Skills course (MATH 109 or 113 recommended), 4-5 hours of Tier II Humanities and Literature requirements, 4-5 hours of Tier II Social Sciences requirements, and the following courses:
Minimum Hours Required for Graduation: 98