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Associate of Applied Science: 2017–2018 Catalog Year


Associate of Applied Science

This degree program ensures experience with an understanding of the principal operations of mechatronic subsystems in a complex system, as aligned with the rigorous Siemens industry certification exam objectives. The program courses include specialization in electricity, mechanics, fluid power and programmable logic controllers while solidifying skills for advanced manufacturing, including project management, process management and optimization, research, cost control, safety, documentation and effective teamwork. The degree specialization will prepare students for certification as a Level 2 Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Associate.

Salary: $50,000–$75,000 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Above Average Growth

Good To Know: Leads to employment as: Manufacturing Technician, Engineering Technician, Industrial Technician, Robotics Technician, Systems Technician, Production Lead

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements: 24 Units (Credits)  Units (Credits)
AIT 101 Fundamentals of Applied Industrial Technology 4
AIT 102 Measurement Tools and Methods 2
AIT 201 Pneumatic Power Technologies 3
AIT 250 Mechatronics: Electrical Components 3
AIT 251 Mechatronics: Mechanical Components 3
AIT 252 Mechatronics: Pneumatic and Hydraulic 3
AIT 253 Mechatronics: Programmable Logic Controllers 3
DFT 110 Blueprint Reading For Industry 3
Program Electives (Choose 12 units from the following program electives)
Any AIT, CADD, ET, ELM, ENRG, or MT course  
General Education Requirements: 24 Units (Credits)  Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirement
Recommended: BUS 107, BUS 108 (writing course),
ENG100, ENG 101, ENG 102, ENG 107 or other 200 level English course
Human Relations Requirement
Recommended: BUS 110
Humanities/Social Science Requirement 3
Mathematics Requirement
Recommended: MATH 110
Science Requirement 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution 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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