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

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

Learning Outcomes:

The program outcomes for the Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology with concentration in Automation and Controls will ensure the students have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. identify and communicate automation and controls knowledge and techniques used in the industry with a focus on the ever-increasing demands of manufacturing, construction, and engineering;
  2. interact with engineers, architects, and other technical professionals in the field;
  3. install and program PLC systems and robotic systems;
  4. troubleshoot and repair automation and controls systems;
  5. solder and repair PC boards; and
  6. use electrical test equipment for analyzing circuits.

Specific Degree Information:

Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.

This program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). In order to be eligible for graduation from this program transfer students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 technical credit hours from Bossier Parish Community College.

Required courses for Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Automation and Controls

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
TEED 101: Basic Electricity and Laboratory 4
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
  Social Science Elective** 3
Second Semester Hours
MATH 112: Trigonometry 3
TEED 102: Semiconductor Electronics and Laboratory 4
TEED 143: Introductory Computer Drafting 3
TEED 201: Basic Digital Electronics 3
TEED 150: Pneumatics 3
or TEED 153:   Hydraulics/Fluid Dynamics w/ Lab
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
PHSC 105: Elemental Physics  3
 or PHYS 201:   General Physics I
TEED 202: Microprocessors 3
TEED 206: Electronics Equipment and Repair 3
TEED 210: Robotic Control Systems 4
TEED 260: Mechatronics Level 1 4
Second Semester Hours
TEED 208: Programmable Logic Controllers 4
TEED 252: Electric Motor Controls and Lab 4
  Humanities Elective** 3
  Industrial Technology Technical Elective* 3
Total Credit Hours 63
*Industrial Technology Technical Electives must be chosen from: AMFG 110, AMFG 202, ISAF 210, OGPT 101, TEED 161, TEED 162, TEED 280
**Approved general education elective courses
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