2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Mechanical Systems, TC

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Program Overview

Current trends in business and industry toward high-tech control systems and automated machinery provide many opportunities, including industrial electronics service, industrial controls programming, manufacturing equipment repair, machinery installation and robotics service. The Technical Certificate in Mechanical Systems is a two-semester, stackable credential in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology program. 

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements

-  This certificate requires successful completion of 28 credit hours

-  A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade-point average required for graduation

-  Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation

- Please note: additional prerequisites courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Career Opportunities

Manufacturing Manager • Automation Technician • Maintenance Controls Technician • Instrumentation Technician • Mechatronics Technician • Automation Controls Technician

Semester One

Complete all 14 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AMS 1002  Intro to Advanced Manufacturing Technology 3    
  AMS 1204  Print Reading and Sketching 4    
  MATH 1330  Technical Mathematics (or higher) 3    
  MST 1204  Machining I 4    


Semester Two

Complete all 14 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AMS 1004  Mechanical Drives 4    
  AMS 1104  Fluid Power 4    
  AMS 2003  Quality Control/Inspection 3    
  COLL 1300  Career Essentials* OR ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    

*ENGL 1312  OR SPCH 1300  may be substituted for COLL 1300  if already completed


Total 28 Credit Hours

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