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Industrial Systems Technology – Associate Degree

Credential: A.A.S.
Code: A50240

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial systems.

Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in blueprint reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and includes various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced course work may be offered.

Upon completion of this curriculum, graduates should be able to individually, or with a team, safely install, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain industrial process and support equipment. Students will also be encouraged to develop their skills as life-long learners.

This program leads to an Associate in Industrial Systems Technology. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.
To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Credit
Fall Semester I
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 5
ELC 113 Residential Wiring 2 6 4
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 1
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 2 3 3
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1 3 2
MNT 110 Intro to Maint Procedures 1 3 2
Total Hours Per Week 9 23 17
Spring Semester-1st Year
ELC 117 Motors & Controls 2 6 4
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 3
BPR 111 Print Reading 1 2 2
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 2
PLU 111 Intro to Basic Plumbing 1 3 2
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 3
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1 3 2
Total Hours Per Week 13 14 18
Summer Session
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
Total Hours Per Week 2 2 3
Fall Semester-2nd Year
ELC 115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 4
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 2 3 3
ISC 132 Manufacturing Quality Control 2 3 3
MNT 160 Industrial Fabrication 1 3 2
MAT 110 Math Measurement and Literacy 2 2 3
_____ Focused Elective from list below 1-4 0-6 2-4
Total Hours Per Week 10-13 17-23 17-19
Spring Semester II
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 3
MNT 150 Basic Building Maintenance 1 3 2
MNT 165 Mechanical Industrial Sys 1 3 2
MNT 230 Pumps and Piping Systems 1 3 2
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 3
_____ Focused Elective from list below 1-4 0-6 2-4
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE 10-13 9-15 14-16

Specific courses within the above categories may be identified by your advisor or by the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. Expected program competencies are maintained by the lead instructor for this program, while course competencies are maintained by the respective instructors of specific courses.

NOTE: The above curriculum outline is intended as a guide only. The sequence of course offerings is subject to change at the discretion of the administration.

*NOTE: Focused elective courses selected from following list:

Focused Electives

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Credit
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 2 2 3
AHR 130 HVACR Controls 2 2 3
ELC 114 Commercial Wiring 2 6 4
ELC 213 Instrumentation 3 2 4
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2 6 4
ELN 133 Digital Electronics 3 3 4
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3 3 4
ISC 135 Principles of Industrial Management 4 0 4
MAC 111 Machining Technology I 2 12 6
MEC 110 Intro to CAD/CAM 1 2 2
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1 4 3
MEC 112 Machine Processes II 2 3 3
MEC 128 CNC Machining Processes 2 4 4
MEC 142 Physical Metallurgy 1 2 2
MNT 111 Maintenance Practices 2 2 3
MNT 220 Rigging & Moving 1 3 2
MNT 270 Bioprocess Equip Maint 1 3 2
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics 3 0 3
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 1
PHY 121 Applied Physics I 3 2 4
SST 140 Green Building & Design Concepts 3 0 3
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 1 3 2
WLD 121 GMAW (Mig) Plate 2 6 4
WLD 131 GTAW (Tig) Plate 2 6 4