Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in Industrial Technology

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Technology is a degree option for students who have successfully completed the Electromechanical Technology and Electromechanical Technology-Instrumentation programs.   Graduates with this degree may seek employment in a wide variety of work environments, including industrial production/manufacturing mills, chemical and petroleum refineries, power generation plants, and various commercial companies.  The career opportunities for graduates are numerous—it is a high-demand, high-wage career field.  Among the types of jobs that graduates will be prepared for includes: Electromechanical and Instrumentation Technicians, Electrical and Mechanical Technicians, Industrial Maintenance Technicians, Millwrights, Equipment Service Technicians, Field Technicians, Plant Operations Technicians, and other related occupations.

To facilitate the student's learning experiences, UAM-CTC has dedicated labs for simulated training experiences on equipment utilized in the work setting.  Instruction is provided by qualified faculty members who have many years of work experience in the field.  Study areas include a general education component and an industrial maintenance core of technical classes as noted in the degree course requirements.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the AAS Degree in Industrial Technology, students will be prepared to:

  • Use technology effectively as an essential tool in industrial situations.
  • Demonstrate how to set-up and maintain a safe working environment in industrial situations.
  • Utilize a working knowledge of electrical/mechanical fundamentals, precision tools, and techniques to perform identified tasks.
  • Develop critical thinking skills to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve technical problems
  • Plan and execute technical applications for the set-up and operation of electrical/mechanical equipment.
  • Communicate ideas and results using knowledge of written, oral, and graphical communication.

Graduation Requirements (Suggested Schedule)

Dept Course
Course Title Credit Hours
    Fall Semester  
MAT 2213 Advanced Industrial Math 3
ELM 1064 Industrial Electricity 4
ELM 1074 Industrial Mathematics 4
ELM 1033 Industrial Diagrams 3
ELM 1012 Maintenance Welding 2
    EXIT: Certificate of Proficiency - Industrial Equipment Repair (16)
    Spring Semester  
ELM 1054 Industrial Circuits and Controls 4
ELM 2084 Advanced Industrial Mechanics 4
ELM 1043 Pneumatics and Hydraulics 3
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalent ENGL 1013) 3
CIS 1013 Introduction to Computer-based Systems
(ACTS Equivalent CPSI 1003)
    Summer I  
ELM 1023 Basic Machine Shop 3
COM 1102 Employability Skills/Ethics 2
    EXIT: Technical Certificate - Electromechanical Technology 38
    Fall Semester  
EIT 2104 Industrial Electric Motors/AC Drives 4
EIT 2175 Industrial Automation/Robotics Concepts 5
EIT 2612 DC Controls 2
EIT 1123 Industrial Safety 3
    Spring Semester  
EIT 2155 Programmable Logic Controls 5
EIT 2145 Instrumentation 5
EIT 1112 Precision Maintenance 2

Summer I Term

EIT  2163 Advanced Instrumentation/Troubleshooting 3
     EXIT: Advanced Technical Certificate - Electromechanical Instrumentation Technology  (66)
ENGL 1023 Composition II  (ACTS Equivalent ENGL 1023) and 3
    One of the following courses: 3
PSY 1013 Introduction to Psychology (ACTS Equivalent PSYC 1103)  
HIST 1013 Survey of Civilization I (ACTS Equivalent HIST 1113)  
HIST 1023 Survey of Civilization II (ACTS Equivalent HIST 1123)
HIST 2213 American History I (ACTS Equivalent HIST 2213)  
HIST 2223 American History II (ACTS Equivalent HIST 2223)  
SOC 2213 Introduction to Sociology (ACTS Equivalent SOCI 1013)  
PSCI 2213 American National Government (ACTS Equivalent PLSC 2003)  
    EXIT: Associate of Applied Sciences - Industrial Technology Degree 72

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