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Mining Technology - AAS

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College

Program Plan Number: 1509017019

Course Title Credits
General Education
ENG 101Writing I3
Quantitative Reasoning course 13
Social/Behavioral Science course3
Select one of the following two options:4
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory
Natural Sciences
Heritage/Humanities3
Subtotal16
Technical Core
Digital Literacy3
BAS 160Introduction to Business3
EFM 100Personal Financial Management3
or BAS 120 Personal Finance
MNG 102Introduction to Mine Engineering and Mining Technology3
MNG 150Mining Laws3
MNG 160Elements of Underground Mining3
MNG 170Elements of Surface Mining2
MNG 180Environmental Issues in Mining3
MNG 274Mine Safety3
Subtotal26
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal42
Students must complete one of the tracks listed below to complete the AAS requirements.

Electricians Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College

Program Plan Number: 150901703

Course Title Credits
General Education & Technical Core Subtotal42
Select one of the following two options:5
Mining Electricity I
and Mining Electricity I Lab
Industrial Maintenance Electrical Principles
and Industrial Maintenance Electrical Principles Lab
ELT 244Electrical Machinery and Controls (or Equivalent course)4
ELT 250Programmable Logic Controllers4
IMT 150Maintaining Industrial Equipment I3
IMT 151Maintaining Industrial Equipment I Lab2
Technical Electives: Any AIT, EET, ELT, IMT, CIT, ISM, ENV, SMT, CAD, ICT, MNG, MFG or any other course as approved by the program coordinator.2
Total Credits62

Engineering Operations Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College

Program Plan Number: 150901701

Course Title Credits
General Education & Technical Core Subtotal42
MAT 154Trigonometry2-3
or MAT 155 Trigonometry
Blueprint Reading course2-3
MNG 286Roof Control and Ventilation3
Technical Electives: Any AIT, EET, ELT, IMT, CIT, ISM, ENV, SMT, CAD, ICT, MNG, MFG or any other course as approved by the program coordinator.12
Total Credits61-63

Mechanics Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College

Program Plan Number: 150901705

Course Title Credits
General Education & Technical Core Subtotal42
Blueprint Reading course2-3
Select one of the following two options:3-5
Applied Fluid Power
Fluid Power
and Fluid Power Lab
ELT 122Mechanical Power Transmission Systems3
IMT 100Welding for Maintenance3
IMT 101Welding for Maintenance Lab2
IMT 150Maintaining Industrial Equipment I3
IMT 151Maintaining Industrial Equipment I Lab2
Technical Electives: Any AIT, EET, ELT, IMT, CIT, ISM, ENV, SMT, CAD, ICT, MNG, MFG or any other course as approved by the program coordinator.2
Total Credits62-65

Operators Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College

Program Plan Number: 150901702

Course Title Credits
General Education & Technical Core Subtotal42
IMT 150Maintaining Industrial Equipment I3
IMT 151Maintaining Industrial Equipment I Lab2
MNG 161Elements of Underground Mining Lab1
MNG 171Elements of Surface Mining Lab1
Technical Electives: Any AIT, EET, ELT, IMT, CIT, ISM, ENV, SMT, CAD, ICT, MNG, MFG or any other course as approved by the program coordinator.11-13
Total Credits60-62

Supervisors Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College

Program Plan Number: 150901704

Course Title Credits
General Education & Technical Core Subtotal42
ACT 101Fundamentals of Accounting I3
BAS 283Principles of Management3
BAS 288Personal and Organizational Leadership3
MNG 286Roof Control and Ventilation3
Technical Electives: Any AIT, EET, ELT, IMT, CIT, ISM, ENV, SMT, CAD, ICT, MNG, MFG or any other course as approved by the program coordinator.8
Total Credits62