Plumbing Tech.


[Plumbing Technology - AAS degree]

Program Mission: 

Template for Program Assessment                                           Program:  Plumbing _____________________________

Program Outcomes

 

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What are the Indicators of Success?

(Type of data)

How Will Indicators be Collected?

 

Which Courses Meet this Program Outcome?

Course or activity where outcome is learned.

1.  Demonstrate the ability to operate pipe trades tools and equipment

The graduate will be able to perform the operation of plumbing tools and equipment during lab exercises and projects

By examination and grading of the lab exercises and projects and by observation and supervision by the lab instructor

PLMB 100 Intro to Pipe Trades

PLMB 200 Pipe Fitting Tools and Motorized

           Equipment

PLMB 250 Special Piping

2.  Demonstrate the ability to perform plumbing math and layout work for the installation of plumbing

The graduate will be able to perform plumbing offset math and plumbing layout work for plumbing systems

By examination and grading of the lab exercises and projects, and by observation and supervision by the lab instructor

PLMB 120 Intro to Piping Systems

PLMB 210 Advanced Plan Reading

PLMB 250 Special Piping

3.  Demonstrate the ability to perform plumbing joint making processes

The graduate will be able to perform the joint making processes for all common plumbing materials used in the field of plumbing

 By examination and grading of the lab exercises and projects, and by observation and supervision by the lab instructor

PLMB 100 Intro to Pipe Trades

PLMB 200 Pipe Fitting Tools and Motorized

           Equipment

PLMB 250 Special Piping

PLMB 270 Hydronic Heating and Cooling

           Systems

4.  Demonstrate the ability to perform plan reading and plumbing drafting

The graduate will be able to read plumbing plans and produce shop drawings, schematical drawings, and isometric pipe drawings

 By examination, classroom exercises, and drawing assignments

PLMB 110 Intro to Plumbing and Drawing

PLMB 210 Advanced Plan Reading

5.  Demonstrate the ability to perform plumbing work in compliance with the Uniform Plumbing Code

 

The graduate will be able to install plumbing systems in compliance with the UPC and to pass examinations covering the requirements and provisions of the UPC

By examination and grading of the lab exercises and projects, and by observation and supervision by the lab instructor

PLMB 120 Intro to Piping Systems

PLMB 125 Plumbing Fixtures

PLMB 170 Uniform Plumbing Code

PLMB 230 Hangers, Supports, and Field

           Testing

6.  Entry into the field of plumbing as an apprentice plumber By employer recruiting, salary, credit for time and academics received from MSU-Northern toward the five year apprenticeship requirement By the number of occupational requests, salary survey, placement office statistics, and employer survey All MSU-Northern plumbing courses prepare the graduate to meet this program outcome

 

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