The Electro-Mechanical Concentration of the Industrial Technology, A.A.S. prepares students for careers in large manufacturing companies as multi-craft, industrial machinery maintenance and repair technicians. The curriculum integrates electrical and mechanical elements, including print reading, computers, machine shop practices, fluid power applications, mechanical power transmission, preventative maintenance, industrial electricity and electronics fundamentals, AC and DC motors, robotics and motion controls, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). In addition, courses place emphasis on safety, teamwork, communication skills and efficient work practices.
This is a technical degree designed for immediate employment in advance manufacturing and is not designed for transfer although some four-year institutions may accept part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.
Summary of Required Hours
1In consultation with academic advisor, students may select appropriate Mathematics/Natural Sciences, Humanities/Fine Arts and Social/Behavioral Sciences electives.
2In consultation with academic advisor, students may select electives that meet career/college degree requirements (ARC, CIT, CITC, CST, EET, EETC, ENST, ERG, GIS, GPS, INT, MECH, SUR).