Industrial Systems Technology
Industrial Systems Technology prepares students to install, adjust, troubleshoot and repair a variety of industrial machinery used in manufacturing settings. Technicians may work in factories that manufacture, finish or assemble many different types of products. This program of study covers many of the fields required of technicians in business and industry today and in the near future. Individuals learn skills that make it possible to advance within the company or pursue opportunities in any location.
Snead State is an authorized ETA testing facility.
Snead State Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Industrial Systems Technology
and be prepared to earn industry-recognized credentials such as OSHA 10 card, Certified Electronic Technician (CET) by ETA, Certified Production Technician (CPT), and BY MSSC (pending). As students are earning their AAS degree, they can also complete credits to earn a Certificate in Industrial Technology
and a Short-Term Certificate in Basic Electricity
The Industrial Systems Technology
program areas of study include Industrial Safety (OSHA 10 option), Basic Electricity and Electronics (CET option), Commercial/Industry Wiring, Programmable Logic Controllers, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Industrial Mechanics, Industrial Motor Controls, and Environmental Controls. Associate in Applied Science degree requirements includes 21 credit hours in general education and 47 credit hours in the Industrial Maintenance Technology field of study.
Career opportunities available for students with an Associate in Applied Science
degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology include Electro-Mechanical Technicians (earning potential of $55,860 annually), Controls Engineers (earning potential of $74,251 annually), Automation Engineers (earning potential of $73,578 annually) and Control Systems Engineers (earning potential of $79,502 annually).
Requirements for the Certificate
in Industrial Technology are fewer than an Associate in Applied Science degree. Students must earn 12 general education credit hours and 33 credit hours in the Industrial Maintenance Technology field of study to earn the certificate.
Short-Term certificates may be completed with fewer credit hours than a Certificate or Associate in Applied Science degree. For a Short-Term Certificate in Basic Electricity
, a student needs to complete 15 credit hours of Industrial Maintenance Technology courses. For a Short-Term Certificate in Automation
, a student needs to complete 12 credit hours of Industrial Maintenance Technology Courses.
Need more information?
Contact Dr. Greg Randall