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

The Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology with a 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:

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

  1. Mastery of automation and controls knowledge and techniques used in the industry with a focus on the ever-increasing demands of manufacturing, construction, and engineering;
  2. The ability to interact with engineers, architects, and other technical professionals in the field;
  3. The ability to install and program PLC systems and robotic systems;
  4. The ability to troubleshoot and repair automation and controls systems;
  5. The ability to solder and repair PC boards; and
  6. The use of 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: Options * 3
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
TEED 101: Basic Electricity and Laboratory 4
OGPT 101: Introduction to the Exploration and Production of Oil and Gas 3
  Social Science Elective 3
Second Semester Hours
MATH: Options * 3
TEED 102: Semiconductor Electronics and Laboratory 4
TEED 143: Introductory Computer Drafting 3
TEED 201: Basic Digital Electronics 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
PHSC 105: Elemental Physics  3
 or PHYS 201:   General Physics I
TEED 202: Microprocessors and Lab 3
TEED 206: Electronics Equipment and Repair 3
TEED 210: Robotic Control Systems 4
TEED 260: Mechatronics Level 1 4
Second Semester Hours
TEED 150: Pneumatics  3
or TEED 153:   Hydr/Fluid Dyn w/lab 
TEED 208: Programmable Logic Controllers 4
TEED 252: Electric Motor Controls and Lab 4
  Humanities Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 63
* MATH Options:  Select (either MATH 129 or MATH 112) and (either MATH 101 or MATH 102)
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  in TEED 143 during the course of the degree program as integrated into the curriculum plan.               

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