2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Industrial Systems Technology Diploma (D50240)

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to service, maintain, repair, or install equipment for a wide range of industries. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial equipment and physical facilities.

Students will learn technical skills in blueprint reading, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, machining, welding, and various maintenance procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced course work may be offered.

Upon completion of any of the various levels of this curriculum, graduates should gain the necessary practical skills and related information to qualify for employment or advancement in the various areas of industrial maintenance technology.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BPR 111Print Reading
1
2

2

EGR 111Engineer Comp and Careers
2
2

3

ELC 111Intro to Electricity
2
2

3

ELC 117Motors and Controls
2
6

4

ELC 213Instrumentation
3
2

4

HYD 110Hydraulics/Pneumatics I
2
3

3

ISC 112Industrial Safety
2
0

2

MEC 111Machine Processes I
1
4

3

MNT 110Intro to Maint Procedures
1
3

2

PCI 173Programmable Systems
3
3

4

WLD 112Basic Welding Processes
1
3

2

Total Major Hours: 32

General Education Courses

Communications: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 110Introduction to Communication
3
0

3

(COM 110 or higher)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

General Education: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

HUM 115Critical Thinking
3
0

3

PHY 121Applied Physics I
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 6–7

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 38-39

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BPR 111Print Reading
1
2

2

EGR 111Engineer Comp and Careers
2
2

3

ELC 111Intro to Electricity
2
2

3

HYD 110Hydraulics/Pneumatics I
2
3

3

MNT 110Intro to Maint Procedures
1
3

2

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
11
12
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ELC 117Motors and Controls
2
6

4

ELC 213Instrumentation
3
2

4

ISC 112Industrial Safety
2
0

2

MEC 111Machine Processes I
1
4

3

PCI 173Programmable Systems
3
3

4

WLD 112Basic Welding Processes
1
3

2

General Education Course*
3
0-2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
15
18-20
22-23

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 38-39