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)
|Course Title||Credit Hours|
|MATH||1043||College Algebra (ACTS Equivalent MATH 1103)||3|
|EXIT: Certificate of Proficiency - Industrial Equipment Repair||(16)|
|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)
|ELM||1023||Basic Machine Shop||3|
|EXIT: Technical Certificate - Electromechanical Technology||38|
|EIT||2103||Industrial Electric Motors/AC Drives||3|
|EIT||1704||Solid State/Analog Circuits||4|
|EIT||2155||Programmable Logic Controls||5|
|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|