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Applied Engineering Degree

Pathway Description: These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects. Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology. Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

Applied Engineering Technology: A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to solve technical problems in various types of industry. The course work emphasizes analytical and problem-solving skills. The curriculum includes courses in safety, math, physics, electricity, engineering technology, and technology-specific specialty areas. Graduates should qualify for employment in a wide range of positions in research and development, manufacturing, sales, design, inspection, or maintenance. Employment opportunities exist in automation, computer, electrical, industrial, or mechanical engineering fields, where graduates will function as engineering technicians.


Fall Semester 1

Course Credits
AHR-110 - Introduction to Refrigeration 5
AHR-160 - Refrigerant Certification 1
MNT-110 - Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 2
BPR-115 - Electrical/Fluid Power Diagrams 2
ELC-131 - Circuit Analysis I 4
ELC-131A - Circuit Analysis I Lab 1
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 3
WLD-112 - Basic Welding Processes 2
Total Credit Hours 20

Spring Semester 1

Course Credits
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2
AHR-112 - Heating Technology 4
ELC-113 - Residential Wiring 4
DFT-119 - Basic CAD 2
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 3
Total Credit Hours 18

Fall Semester 2

Course Credits
ELC-128 - Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller 3
HYD-110 - Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 3
ELC-117 - Motors and Controls 4
MAC-141 - Machining Applications I 4
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3
Total Credit Hours 17

Spring Semester 2

Course Credits
ELC-229 - Applications Project 2
MNT-240 - Indust Equip Troubleshoot 2
ATR-112 - Introduction to Automation 3
PSY-118 - Interpersonal Psychology 3
-OR- PSY-150 - General Psychology 3
ELC-228 - Programmable Logic Controllers Applications 4
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3
-OR- ENG-112 - Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
Total Credit Hours 17/17