2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
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2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Systems Technology (A50240TE), AAS

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The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial systems.

Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in print reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and includes various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced course work may be offered.

Upon completion of this curriculum, graduates should be able to individually, or with a team, safely install, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain industrial process and support equipment. Students will also be encouraged to develop their skills as life-long learners.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Industrial Systems Technology curriculum.

Program Curriculum

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 18 | Credit Hours 17

Second Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 12 | Credit Hours 14

Class Hours 5 | Lab Hours 9 | Credit Hours 9

Class Hours 8 | Lab Hours 14 | Credit Hours 13

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 9 | Lab Hours 10 | Credit Hours 13

Total Credit Hours 66

Additional Curriculum Notes

  1. The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 , MUS 110 , MUS 112 , REL 110 , REL-211, REL-212 or REL-220.
  2. The Social/Behavioral elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ECO 151 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 131 , HIS 132 , PSY 150 , SOC 210 , SOC 213  or SOC-220.

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