The Industrial Technology department of Southwestern Illinois College will provide students with the fundamental technical skills and knowledge required for gainful employment in an entry level position in an Industrial Mechanics career field. The program is committed to providing local industry with highly trained Mechanics. Graduates gain the knowledge necessary to meet the ever-changing needs of the industries in our district.

Program Prerequisite
Course Number Course Description Credits
PMT 100 Precision Machining Introduction* .5
Total Semester Credits: .5

First Year

Total Semester Credits: 18
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
PMT 101 Intro to the Machine Trades 4
PMT 102 Intermediate Machining 4
IML 120 Mechanical Blueprint Reading I 4
GT 104 Math for Electronics 4
HLTH 151 Personal Health and Wellness 2
Total Semester Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
EET 101 Intro to Electricity/Electronics 3
IML 119 Mechanical Systems 4
IML 133 Industrial Rigging 4
ENG 101 Rhetoric and Composition I 3
Social Science Course 3
Total Semester Credits: 4
Summer Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
WLDT 115 Industrial Welder I 4

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Second Year

Total Semester Credits: 16
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
EET 111 Electrical Circuits 3
EET 131 Electrical Wiring Principles* 3
EET 200 Digital Electronic Circuits I 3
IDP 276 Industrial Hydraulics I 4
Communications Course 3

 

Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
IDP 116 Industrial Pipefitter A 4
EET 235 Programmable Logic Controllers 4
EET 241 Electrical Power, Motors and Controls 4
Human Relations Course  3
Total Semester Credits: 15
Total Credits: 70.5