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Associate in Applied Science

Industrial Electrical Course Descriptions

MCC Campus(es): Business & Technology
Program Coordinator: Lou Tobin, 816.604.5217

INTE 115 - Electrical Print Reading - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 113 with a C grade or higher. This course is designed to teach the student to read and interpret electrical blueprints commonly found in residential, commercial and industrial maintenance settings. Topics include blueprint layout, symbols, projections, dimensions, tolerances, clearances, assembly and bill of material.

INTE 124 - Employment Strategies for Technical Careers - 2.00 credits

This course prepares the student to use strategies for successful career goal setting, job seeking, obtaining, maintaining and terminating employment in technical areas. Topics include conducting a job search, preparing a resume and cover letter, and participating in job interviews.

INTE 142 - National Electric Code (NEC) - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 113 with a C grade or higher. The course is designed to present the requirements of the National Electric Code. Topics include requirements, codes, wiring requirements, conduit, hazardous locations, overcurrent protection, motor protection, installations and safety.

INTE 175 - Electric Motor Controls I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: HVAC 109 or INTE 115. The course is designed to present the fundamentals of electrical motor control components, circuits and systems. Topics include electrical control symbols, power distribution, control transformers, solenoids and relays, motor starters, pilot devices, timers and sequencers, dc and ac motor principles, proximity sensors and troubleshooting.

INTE 225 - Industrial Electrical Print Reading - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 115. This course introduces the student to industrial prints. The student will become familiar with electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, one-line diagrams, PLC prints, and P&IDís (Process & Instrumentation Diagrams). Upon completion of this class, the student will be able to demonstrate the ability to use these prints to maintain, troubleshoot and install electrical systems in the workplace. They will be able to determine safety hazards and proper procedures for guarding against those hazards.

INTE 271 - Programmable Logic Controller I - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 113 and INTE 175 with a C grade or higher. The course is designed to provide the individual with an ability to understand the various output methods, programming and troubleshooting techniques using the programmable controllers (PLC). I-O methods for dc and ac and analog, ladder programming and analysis, logical functions, timers and counters, forcing and troubleshooting techniques are among the specific topics covered. The student will be able to correlate motor control systems to PLC systems.

INTE 272 - Programmable Logic Controller II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 115 & INTE 271. This course is designed to provide the individual with the skills needed to study process control, motion control, addressing Input/Outputs and intercommunications. Topics include: advanced instruction sets for applications, analog, stepper, searching, on-line editing, cross referencing and ControlLogix software.

INTE 273 - Variable Speed Motors and Drives - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 175 & INTE 271. The course will cover the theory and application of AC and DC Motors and their uses in industry. Theory and application of the various methods to control the speed of AC and DC electric motors using solid state devices will also be covered including thyristor and transistor controlled circuits, three phase triggered circuits, variable phase, frequency and voltage circuits.

INTE 275 - Electric Motor Control II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 175. Installation and maintenance of electrical control equipment, timing devices, solenoids, limit switches, electrical power distribution, reduced voltage motor starting, overcurrent protection and preventative maintenance are covered.

INTE 276 - Electrical and PLC Troubleshooting - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 275 and INTE 271, both co-requisites. The course is designed to present the systematic approaches to electrical and PLC troubleshooting. An emphasis is placed on electrical, PLC, and electromechanical controls. Discussions of trouble analysis will be followed by the student analyzing various introduced troubles into control systems. Replacements of components are covered.

INTE 277 - Programmable Logic Controller Troubleshooting - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 115 & INTE 271. This course is designed to provide the individual the skills needed to troubleshoot and repair Programmable Logic Controllers in the workplace. Topics include: Hardware, searching, documentation, fault routines, Preventative maintenance, wiring and schematic diagrams and communication problems.


Last Modified: 10/23/19