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Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology (Automation and Controls Concentration)

The Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology with Concentration in Automation and Controls provides the graduate the opportunity to work as industrial electronic technicians in the growing Automation and Controls industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Provide industrial electronic technicians in the Automation and Controls industry.
  2. Provide technicians capable of interacting with engineers, architects, and other technical professionals.
  3. Provide a means by which students currently employed in related fields can improve their knowledge and skills in technology, stay abreast with the ever-increasing demands industry, and increase their opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
  4. Provide graduates with diverse skills necessary to fill highly-specialized vacancies in industry, manufacturing, construction, and engineering.

Required courses for Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology with Concentration in Automation and Controls:

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
MATH 101: Applied Algebra for College Students ** 3
or MATH 102: College Algebra *
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
TEED 101: Basic Electricity 3
TEED 101L: Basic Electricity Laboratory 1
OGPT 101: Introduction to the Exploration and Production of Oil and Gas 3
Second Semester Hours
MATH 129: Applied Technical Mathematics 3
   or MATH 112:       Trigonometry
TEED 102: Semiconductor Electronics 3
TEED 102L: Semiconductor Electronics Laboratory 1
TEED 142: Industrial Graphics 3
TEED 143: Introductory Computer Drafting 3
  Social Science Elective 3
Third Semester Hours
TEED 201: Basic Digital Electronics 3
TEED 206: Electronics Equipment and Repair 3
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
PHSC 105: Elemental Physics 3
   or PHYS 201:       General Physics I
TEED 153: Hydraulics/Fluid Dynamics with Lab 3
TEED 202: Introduction to Microprocessors 3
TEED 202L: Introduction to Microprocessor Laboratory 1
OGPT 203: Oil and Gas Instrumentation and Lab 4
Second Semester Hours
TEED 208: Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) 3
TEED 208L: Programmable Logic Controllers Laboratory 1
TEED 252: Electric Motor Controls 3
TEED 252L: Electric Motor Control Laboratory 1
TEED 210: Robotic Conrol Systems 3
  Humanities Elective 3
Total credit hours 63
* For transfer to a four-year institution, students are strongly advised to take MATH 102 instead of MATH 101. Students must seek the assistance of their advisor to determine the appropriate mathematics course.

Students must demonstrate competency in computer literacy and speech during the course of the degree program as integrated into the curriculum plan.

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