Industrial Technology: Electronic-Electrical (883-02)

Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree

Major: Industrial Technology

Specialization: Electronic-Electrical

Length: Two Years

Lead Faculty/Program Head: Mike Forrest, Keisha Nichols

Purpose: The Associate in Applied Science Degree curricula is
designed to provide a broad base of instruction and industrial
knowledge that will prepare the graduate to enter the technical work
force upon graduation. Graduates will be trained for jobs with local

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the AAS Industrial Technology
Program, students will be able to:

  1. Calculate direct current (DC) circuit loads.
  2. Calculate alternating current (AC) circuit loads.
  3. Demonstrate how to set-up and maintain a safe working
  4. Utilize a working knowledge of electrical fundamentals,
    precisian tools, and techniques to perform identified tasks.
  5. Plan and execute technical applications for the set-up and
    operation of electrical/electronic equipment.
  6. Communicate their ideas and results using their knowledge
    of written, oral, and graphical communication.

In addition to the Industrial Technology student learning outcomes,
student completing various specializations will be able to:

  • Specialization Electronic-Electrical (883-02): Analyze the
    requirements for residential and commercial wiring.
  • Specialization for Electronic Controls (883-03): Program
    logic controllers using programmable logic controllers.

Occupational Objectives

Engineering Assistant, Electrician, Electronic Technician, Equipment Service Technician, Field Technician, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Maintenance Technician, Plant Operations Technician, Operating Technician.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements of the College, entry into the Industrial Technology Degree program requires proficiency in basic arithmetic and English. High school graduates enrolling under the provisions of the Industrial Technology Careers Program must meet the terms of their signed agreement. All students who are not proficient in these subjects will be required to correct their deficiencies in developmental courses.

Program Requirements

The curriculum for the Industrial Technology Degree program combines general academic instruction in mathematics, science, and communication with technical instruction geared
toward gaining competence for entry-level positions within business, industry, or government.

Course Schedule

Sample Schedule

Fall Term
ENG 111 English Composition 3
MTH 115 Technical Math I 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills or SDV 106 1
IND 165 Principles of Industrial Technology I 4
DFT 175 Schematics and Mechanical Diagrams 2
ELE 133 Practical Electricity I 3
Total 16

Spring Term
IND 166 Principles of Industrial Technology II 4
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
ELE 134 Practical Electricity II 3
ELE 135 National Electrical Code 3
ELE 160 Power Controls 3
Total 16

Fall Term
ETR 113 DC and AC Fundamentals 4
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3
HLT xxx Health
or PED xxx Physical Education elective 2
Social Science HIS, PSY, PLS, ECO, HIS, SOC elective 3
ETR 203 Electronic Devices I 4
Total 16

Spring Term
ETR 114 DC and AC Fundamentals 4
ETR 273 Computer Electronics I 3
PHI 115 Practical Reasoning1 3
ETR 204 Electronic Devices II 4
Social Science HIS, PSY, PLS, ECO, HIS, SOC elective 3
Total 17

Minimum Credits Required 65

1PHI 115 is a core competency capstone course and should be taken
in the student’s last spring semester before graduation.