Associate of Applied Science: 2017–2018 Catalog Year

Technology-Automated Systems

Associate of Applied Science

This degree further develops knowledge and skills for the automated environment where the integration of computers and electronic technologies control industrial systems and machines in manufacturing, distribution and logistics environments. The MT1 credential is earned as part of this degree and courses include SolidWorks for 3-D modeling and Alternative Energy, in addition to electronics used in manufacturing, integrated computer tools, wiring and PLC electrical controls. This degree provides students with technical theory and hands-on practice to install, operate and maintain automated systems for a variety of industries.

Salary: $44,900–$71,500 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average growth

Good To Know: Offers broad career opportunities & room for advancement. Offers broad career opportunities in automated environments of manufacturing, logistics and distribution.

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 36 Units (Credits)
AIT 101 Fundamentals of Applied Industrial Technology 4
AIT 121 Electrical Control Systems 1
AIT 155 Applied Industrial Technology Hands On Lab 3
ET 104 Fabrication and Soldering Techniques 3
ET 131 DC for Electronics 4
ET 132 AC for Electronics 4
MT 115 Applied Programmable Logic Controllers I 3
Program Electives (Choose 14 units from the following program electives)
CADD 100 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
CADD 245 Solid Modeling and Parametric Design 3
CIT 161 Essentials of Information Security 3
DFT 110 Blueprint Reading For Industry 3
Any AIT, ELM, ET or MT course  
General Education Requirements 24 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirement
Recommended: BUS 107; Must include a writing course.
Human Relations
Recommended: BUS 110
Humanities/Social Science Requirement 3
Mathematics Requirement 3
Science Requirement 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirement 3
General Elective 3
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Associate of Applied Science can be found on the Associate of Applied Science page.

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