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Industrial Technologies

Bioprocess Technology
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Bioprocess Technology
A50440

The Bioprocess Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to work as Process Operators in biological products manufacturing facilities. Students will combine basic science and communication skills, manufacturing technologies, and good manufacturing practices in the course of study. Students will be expected to develop a strong basic science foundation with a sound understanding of the major technologies employed in the industry. They will also be expected to develop collaborative and disciplined work ethics while consistently practicing problem-solving skills. Upon successful completion of the program, individuals should possess the necessary skills to qualify for employment in a variety of bioprocessing industries.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Bioprocess Technology; Certificate in Bioprocess Technology
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program

Course requirements for Bioprocess Technology Degree

A. General Education Courses (19 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Comm 3-0-3
OR
COM 231 Public Speaking 3-0-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry 2-2-3
OR
MAT 161 College Algebra 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3

B. Required Major Core Courses (21 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
BPM 111 Bioprocess Measurements 3-3-4
BPM 112 Upstream Bioprocessing 3-4-5
BPM 113 Downstream Bioprocessing 3-3-4
PTC 110 Industrial Environment 3-0-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (28 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 3-3-4
BIO 175 General Microbiology 2-2-3
BIO 176 Advanced General Microbiology 1-2-2
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry 3-0-3
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0-3-1
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry 3-3-4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
ISC 121 Environmental Health and Safety 3-0-3
ISC 221 Statistical Qual Control 3-0-3
Co-op/Project Elective 2

Co-op/Project Elective (Select one course):

C-L-SHC
COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I 0-20-2
EGR 285 Design Project 0-4-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 68

Semester Curriculum for Bioprocess Technology Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 3-3-4
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry 3-0-3
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0-3-1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry 2-2-3
OR
MAT 161 College Algebra 3-0-3
PTC 110 Industrial Environment 3-0-3
13/14-8/10-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BIO 175 General Microbiology 2-2-3
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
CHM 132 Organic/Biochemistry 3-3-4
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ISC 121 Environmental Health and Safety 3-0-3
14-11-19

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
(COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I 0-20-2)

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BIO 176 Advanced General Microbiology 1-2-2
BPM 111 Bioprocess Measurements 3-3-4
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Comm 3-0-3
OR
COM 231 Public Speaking 3-0-3
(EGR 285 Design Project Option 0-4-2)
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
10-9-14

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BPM 112 Upstream Bioprocessing 3-4-5
BPM 113 Downstream Bioprocessing 3-3-4
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
ISC 221 Statistical Qual Control 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
15-7-18

NOTE: The courses in "( )" are only offered during the semester in which they appear. Only COE 112 or EGR 285 must be completed to meet the co-op/project elective requirement (refer to course requirements for the degree).

Total Semester Hours Credit: 68

Bioprocess Technology
Credential: Certificate in Bioprocess Technology
C50440

This program prepares individuals to enter the workforce in biological products manufacturing facilities. Coursework includes computer or math skill development, exposure to the industrial work environment, basic bioprocessing operations, and a major course elective. Graduates should be qualified to become entry-level trainees in bioprocess manufacturing.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Bioprocess Technology, Certificate in Bioprocess Technology
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program, Evening Program

Course Requirements for Bioprocess Technology Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (8 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
PTC 110 Industrial Environment 3-0-3

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (9 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
OR
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry 2-2-3
OR
MAT 161 College Algebra 3-0-3
ISC 121 Environmental Health and Safety 3-0-3
Major Elective 3

Major Elective may be selected from the following list:

C-L-SHC
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 3-3-4
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry 3-0-3
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0-3-1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
ISC 221 Statistical Qual Control 3-0-3
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry 2-2-3
MAT 161 College Algebra 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 17

Semester Curriculum for Bioprocess Technology Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
OR
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry 2-2-3
OR
MAT 161 College Algebra 3-0-3
ISC 121 Environmental Health and Safety 3-0-3
PTC 110 Industrial Environment 3-0-3
8/9-0/2-9

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
Major Elective 3
3-4-8

Total Semester Hours Credit: 17

Bioprocess Technology/BioQuality
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in BioQuality Technology
A50440QA

The Bioprocess Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to work in quality assurance in biological products manufacturing facilities. Students will combine basic science and communication skills, manufacturing technologies, current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), quality systems, auditing, and validation in the course of study. Students will be expected to develop a strong basic science foundation with a sound understanding of the major technologies employed in the industry. They will also be expected to develop collaborative and disciplined work ethics while consistently practicing problem-solving skills.

Upon successful completion of the program, individuals should possess the necessary skills to qualify for employment in a variety of bioprocessing industries.

Course requirements for BioQuality Technology Degree

A. General Education Courses (19 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Comm 3-0-3
OR
COM 231 Public Speaking 3-0-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry 2-2-3
OR
MAT 161 College Algebra 3-0-3
Social/Behavior Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (21 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
BPM 111 Bioprocess Measurements 3-3-4
BPM 112 Upstream Bioprocessing 3-4-5
BPM 113 Downstream Bioprocessing 3-3-4
PTC 110 Industrial Environment 3-0-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (28 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 3-3-4
BIO 175 General Microbiology 2-2-3
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry 3-0-3
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0-3-1
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry 3-3-4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I 0-20-2
ISC 175 Quality Assurance Fundamentals 1-0-1
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems 2-0-2
ISC 279 Auditing for cGMP 2-2-3
ISC 280 Validation Fundamentals 1-2-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 68

Semester Curriculum for BioQuality Technology Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 3-3-4
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry 3-0-3
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0-3-1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry 2-2-3
OR
MAT 161 College Algebra 3-0-3
PTC 110 Industrial Environment 3-0-3
13/14-8/10-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BIO 175 General Microbiology 2-2-3
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
CHM 132 Organic/Biochemistry 3-3-4
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ISC 175 Quality Assurance Fundamentals 1-0-1
12-11-17

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I 0-20-2
0-20-2

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPM 111 Bioprocess Measurements 3-3-4
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Comm 3-0-3
OR
COM 231 Public Speaking 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems 2-0-2
ISC 279 Auditing for cGMP 2-2-3
13-5-15

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BPM 112 Upstream Bioprocessing 3-4-5
BPM 113 Downstream Bioprocessing 3-3-4
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
ISC 280 Validation Fundamentals 1-2-2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
13-9-17

Total Semester Hours Credit: 68

Bioprocess Technology/BioQuality
Credential: Certificate in BioQuality Technology
C50440QA

This program prepares individuals with a background in manufacturing to function in the quality assurance area of a biological product manufacturing facilities. Coursework includes basic bioprocessing operations, cGMP, quality systems, auditing, and validation. Graduates should be qualified to work in a bioprocess quality assurance environment.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards. NOTE: Applicants must have previous industrial experience.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in BioQuality Technology, Certificate in BioQuality Technology
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program, Evening Program

Course Requirements for BioQuality Technology Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (5 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (8 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ISC 175 Quality Assurance Fundamentals 1-0-1
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems 2-0-2
ISC 279 Auditing for cGMP 2-2-3
ISC 280 Validation Fundamentals 1-2-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 13

Semester Curriculum for BioQuality Technology Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
ISC 175 Quality Assurance Fundamentals 1-0-1
4-4-6

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems 2-0-2
ISC 279 Auditing for cGMP 2-2-3
ISC 280 Validation Fundamentals 1-2-2
5-4-7

Total Semester Hours Credit: 13

Facility Maintenance Worker
Credential: Diploma in Facility Maintenance Worker
D50170

This curriculum is designed to prepare students to maintain repair physical structures and systems of commercial and industrial establishments such as hotels, hospitals, apartment complexes, and shopping centers. Students will learn to use hand and power tools, replace defective electric switches and fixtures, maintain performance of environmental control systems, and repair plumbing fixtures, woodworking, plastic and sheetrock, lay brick, finish small areas of concrete, and paint structures. Upon completion of this curriculum, the graduate should have the necessary skills to find employment as a facility maintenance worker.

Course Requirements for Facility Maintenance Worker Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
FMW 102 Practical Wiring I 2-6-4
FMW 105 Basic Heating 2-2-3
FMW 107 Introduction to Carpentry 1-4-3
MAS 140 Introduction to Masonry 1-2-2
PLU 130 Plumbing Systems 3-9-6

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
FMW 100 Introduction to NEC 1-0-1
FMW 101 Basic NEC Problems 1-2-2
FMW 108 Electrical Blueprints 1-3-2
Major Electives 9

Major Elective Course Listing (Select a minimum of 9 SHC)

C-L-SHC
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1-0-1
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction 1-2-2
FMW 103 Practical Wiring II 2-6-4
FMW 104 Introduction to Industrial Wiring 2-6-4
FMW 106 Domestic Air Conditioning 2-2-3
FMW 109 Introduction to Small Engines 2-2-3
HEA 111 First Aid and Safety 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
ISC 115 Construction Safety 2-0-2
PLU 111 Introduction to Basic Plumbing 1-3-2
PLU 140 Introduction to Plumbing Codes 1-2-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 40

Semester Curriculum for Facility Maintenance Worker Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
FMW 100 Introduction National Electric Code (NEC) 1-0-1
FMW 101 Basic NEC Problems 1-2-2
FMW 102 Practical Wiring I 2-6-4
FMW 105 Basic Heating 2-2-3
FMW 108 Electrical Blueprints 1-3-2
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 2-2-3
9-15-15

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
FMW 107 Introduction to Carpentry 1-4-3
MAS 140 Introduction to Masonry 1-2-2
PLU 130 Plumbing Systems 3-9-6
Major Elective 3-0-3
11-15-17

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
Major Elective 6
1-2-8

Total Semester Hours Credit: 40

Facility Maintenance
Credential: Certificate in Facility Maintenance Helper
C50170

This curriculum is designed to prepare students to maintain and repair physical structures and systems of commercial and industrial establishments such as hotels, hospitals, apartment complexes, and shopping centers. Students will learn to use hand and power tools, replace defective electric switches and fixtures, maintain performance of environmental control systems, and repair plumbing fixtures. Upon completion of this curriculum, the graduate should have the necessary skills to find employment as a facility maintenance helper.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Diploma in Facility Maintenance Worker (Higher entrance standards required); Certificate in Facility Maintenance Helper
  • Program Site: Not Currently Offered

Course Requirements for Facility Maintenance Helper Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (4 SHC)

C-L-SHC
FMW 102 Practical Wiring I 2-6-4

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (8 SHC)

C-L-SHC
FMW 100 Introduction to National Electric Code 1-0-1
Major Electives 7

Major Elective Course Listing (Select a minimum of 7 SHC)

C-L-SHC
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1-0-1
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction 1-2-2
FMW 101 Basic NEC Problems 1-2-2
FMW 103 Practical Wiring II 2-6-4
FMW 104 Introduction to Industrial Wiring 2-6-4
FMW 105 Basic Heating 2-2-3
FMW 106 Domestic Air Conditioning 2-2-3
FMW 107 Introduction to Carpentry 1-4-3
FMW 108 Electrical Blueprints 1-3-2
FMW 109 Introduction to Small Engines 2-2-3
HEA 111 First Aid and Safety 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
ISC 115 Construction Safety 2-0-2
MAS 140 Introduction to Masonry 1-2-2
PLU 111 Introduction to Basic Plumbing 1-3-2
PLU 130 Plumbing Systems 3-9-6
PLU 140 Introduction to Plumbing Codes 1-2-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 12

Semester Curriculum for Facility Maintenance Helper Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
FMW 100 Introduction to National Electric Code 1-0-1
FMW 102 Practical Wiring I 2-6-4
Major Elective 2
3-6-7

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
Major Elective 5
5

Industrial Systems Technology
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology
A50240

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, and 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 blueprint reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, as well as various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced coursework 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.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program

Course Requirements for Industrial Systems Technology Degree

A. General Education Courses (15/17 SHC)

C-L-SHC
*ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2-2-3
OR
PHY 121 Applied Physics I 3-2-4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

Communications Elective (Select 3 SHC):

C-L-SHC
ENG 112 Argument-Based Research 3-0-3
ENG 113 Literature-Based Research 3-0-3
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting 3-0-3
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (18/19 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1-4-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (43 SHC)

C-L-SHC
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1-3-2
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2-6-4
ELC 229 Applications Project 1-3-2
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2-3-3
HYD 121 Hydraulics/Pneumatics II 1-3-2
MNT 230 Pumps and Piping Systems 1-3-2
MNT 240 Industrial Equipment Troubleshooting 1-3-2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5
WLD 212 Inert Gas Welding 1-3-2
Technical Elective 3

Technical Elective Course Listing (Select 3 SHC):

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I 0-20-2
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0-10-1
MNT 111 Maintenance Practices 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 75

Semester Curriculum for Industrial Systems Technology Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1-4-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2
10-18-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4
*ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2-2-3
OR
PHY 121 Applied Physics I 3-2-4
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5
11/12-16/18-17/19

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1-3-2
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
Technical Elective 2
5/6-8-10/11

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
Communications Elective 3-0-3
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
HYD 121 Hydraulics/Pneumatics II 1-3-2
MNT 230 Pumps and Piping Systems 1-3-2
WLD 212 Inert Gas Welding 1-3-2
10-18-16

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2-6-4
ELC 229 Applications Project 1-3-2
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2-3-3
MNT 240 Industrial Equipment Troubleshooting 1-3-2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
Technical Elective 1
9-15-15

*Student may substitute ENG 110.

Total Semester Hours Credit: 75/77

Industrial Systems Technology
Credential: Diploma in Industrial Systems Technology
D50240

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, and 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 blueprint reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, as well as various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced coursework 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 are encouraged to develop life-long learning skills.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 3 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Diploma in Industrial Systems Maintenance Technology
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program

Course Requirements for Industrial Systems Technology Diploma

A. General Education Courses (9/10 SHC)

C-L-SHC
*ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
*MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 2-2-3
OR
PHY 121 Applied Physics I 3-2-4

B. Required Major Core Courses (18/19 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1-4-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (17/18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1-3-2
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4
MNT 111 Maintenance Practices 2-2-3
OR
COE 112 Co-op Work Exp. I 0-20-2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 44

Semester Curriculum for Industrial Systems Technology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1-4-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2
10-18-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4
*ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5
11-17-17

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1-3-2
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
*MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 2-2-3
Technical Elective 2
5/6-7-10/11

Technical Elective Course Listing (Select 2 SHC):

C-L-SHC
COE 112 Co-op Work Exp. I 0-20-2
MNT 111 Maintenance Practice 2-2-3

*Course is not transferable to the Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Total Semester Hours Credit: 44/47

Industrial Systems Technology
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology/Bio-maintenance
A502400B

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

Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in blueprint reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced coursework 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 bioprocess equipment adhering to FDA regulations. Emphasis is given to providing proper documentation and following Standard Operating Procedures. Students will also be encouraged to develop their skills as life-long learners.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology/Bio-maintenance
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program

Course Requirements for Industrial Systems Technology/Bio-maintenance Degree

A. General Education Courses (15/16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
*ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2-2-3
OR
PHY 121 Applied Physics I 3-2-4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

Communications Elective (Select 3 SHC):

C-L-SHC
ENG 112 Argument-Based Research 3-0-3
ENG 113 Literature-Based Research 3-0-3
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting 3-0-3
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (18/19 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1-4-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (42 SHC)

C-L-SHC
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1-3-2
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2-6-4
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2-3-3
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems 2-0-2
MNT 230 Pumps and Piping Systems 1-3-2
MNT 240 Industrial Equipment Troubleshooting 1-3-2
MNT 270 Bioprocess Equipment Maintenance 1-3-2
MNT 280 Bioprocess Operating Systems 1-3-2
Technical Elective 3

Technical Elective Course Listing (Select 3 SHC):

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I 0-20-2
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0-10-1
MNT 111 Maintenance Practices 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 75/77

Semester Curriculum for Industrial Systems Technology/Bio-maintenance Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1-4-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2
10-18-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices 3-4-5
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4
*ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2-2-3
OR
PHY 121 Applied Physics I 3-2-4
12/13-13-18/19

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1-3-2
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
Technical Elective 3
5/6-8-11/12

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
Comunications Elective 3-0-3
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems 2-0-2
MNT 230 Pumps and Piping Systems 1-3-2
10-12-14

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2-6-4
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2-3-3
MNT 240 Industrial Equipment Troubleshooting 1-3-2
MNT 270 Bioprocess Equipment Maintenance 1-3-2
MNT 280 Bioprocess Operating Systems 1-3-2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
10-18-16

*Student may substitute ENG 110.

Total Semester Hours Credit: 75/77

Industrial Systems Technology
Credential: Certificate in Electrical Controls
C5024010

This curriculum will provide students with knowledge of electricity and electrical controls. Students will learn AC/DC electricity, pilot devices, control relays, motor starters, and electromechanical devices. Upon completion, students will have the flexibility of pursuing a Diploma or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Diploma in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Certificate in Electrical Controls
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Evening Program

Course Requirements for Electrical Controls Certificate

A. Required Subject Areas (5 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (11/12 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2-3-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 16

Semester Curriculum for Electrical Controls Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
5-9-8

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2-3-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
5/6-9-8/9

Total Semester Hours Credit: 16/17

Industrial Systems Technology
Credential: Certificate in Industrial Hydraulics
C5024020

This curriculum will provide students with knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics. Students will learn hydraulic and pneumatic blueprint reading, how to repair valves and pumps, and how to measure and troubleshoot systems. Upon completion, students will have the flexibility of pursuing a Diploma or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Diploma in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Certificate in Industrial Hydraulics
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Evening Program

Course Requirements for Industrial Hydraulics Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (5 SHC)

C-L-SHC
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (12 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
HYD 121 Hydraulics/Pneumatics II 1-3-2
MNT 111 Maintenance Practices 2-2-3
MNT 230 Pumps and Piping Systems 1-3-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 17

Semester Curriculum for Industrial Hydraulics Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 115 Electric/Fluid Power Diagrams 1-2-2
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 2-3-3
MNT 110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 1-3-2
6-11-10

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
HYD 121 Hydraulics/Pneumatics II 1-3-2
MNT 111 Maintenance Practices 2-2-3
MNT 230 Pumps and Piping Systems 1-3-2
4-8-7

Total Semester Hours Credit: 17

Industrial Systems Technology
Credential: Certificate in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
C5024030

This curriculum will provide students with knowledge of PLC's and PLC applications. In addition, students will become proficient in the use of PLC software, hardware, maintenance, troubleshooting, and programming. Upon completion, students will have the flexibility of pursuing a Diploma or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Diploma in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Certificate in Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Evening Program

Course Requirements for Programmable Logic Controller Certificate

A. Required Subject Area Courses (5 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (11 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2-6-4
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 16

Semester Curriculum for Programmable Logic Controller Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2-3-3
5-9-8

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2-6-4
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3-3-4
5-9-8

Total Semester Hours Credit: 16

Industrial Systems Technology
Credential: Certificate in Welding
C5024040

The Welding Certificate will provide students with knowledge of various types of welding processes and applications. Students will learn principles of welding, flame cutting, brazing, ARC, MIG, TIG, and safety procedures. Upon completion, students will have the flexibility of pursuing a Diploma or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology.
  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Diploma in Industrial Systems Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Certificate in Welding
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Evening Program

Course Requirements for Welding Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (5/6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (7 SHC)

C-L-SHC
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5
WLD 212 Inert Gas Welding 1-3-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 12

Semester Curriculum for Welding Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
OR
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2-0-2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1-3-2
3/4-5-5/6

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5
WLD 212 Inert Gas Welding 1-3-2
3-12-7

Total Semester Hours Credit: 12/13

Machining Technology with a Concentration in Tool, Die and Mold Making
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Machining Technology with a Concentration in Tool, Die and Mold Making
A5030A

Tool, Die and Mold Making is a concentration under the curriculum title of Machining Technology. This curriculum is designed to develop skills in the use of hand tools, computerized equipment, and precision instruments for machine tooling used for the mass production of parts.

Students will learn to interpret blueprints, set up manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, and perform basic and advanced machining operations. Emphasis will be placed on the production of tooling used for punching, stamping, and molding of parts.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in manufacturing industries and Tool, Die and Mold Making industries.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 6 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Machining Technology with a Concentration in Tool, Die and Mold Making
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program

Course Requirements for Machining Technology with a Concentration in Tool, Die and Mold Making Degree

A. General Education Courses (15/16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 110 Freshman Composition 3-0-3
OR
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
AND
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
OR
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAT 120 Geometry and Trigonometry 2-2-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (44 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
BPR 121 Blueprint Reading: Mechanical 1-2-2
MAC 111 Machining Technology I 2-12-6
MAC 112 Machining Technology II 2-12-6
MAC 113 Machining Technology III 2-12-6

Required Subject Areas:

C-L-SHC
MAC 122 CNC Turning 1-3-2
MAC 124 CNC Milling 1-3-2

Concentration Courses:

C-L-SHC
MAC 153 Compound Angles 1-2-2
MAC 243 Die Making I 2-6-4
MAC 244 Die Making II 1-9-4
MAC 245 Mold Construction I 2-6-4
MAC 246 Mold Construction II 1-9-4

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (17 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
MAC 151 Machining Calculations 1-2-2
MAC 224 Advanced CNC Milling 1-3-2
MAC 226 CNC EDM Machining 1-3-2
MAC 241 Jigs and Fixtures I 2-6-4
MEC 110 Introduction to CAD/CAM 1-2-2
MEC 141 Manufacturing Process 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 76

Semester Curriculum for Machining Technology with a Concentration in Tool, Die and Mold Making Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
MAC 111 Machining Technology 2-12-6
MAC 151 Machining Calculations 1-2-2
MEC 141 Manufacturing Process 2-2-3
7-20-15

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BPR 121 Blueprint Reading: Mechanical 1-2-2
ENG 110 Freshman Composition 3-0-3
OR
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
AND
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
MAC 112 Machining Technology II 2-12-6
MAC 124 CNC Milling 1-3-2
MAT 120 Geometry/Trigonometry 2-2-3
9-19/21-16/17

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAC 113 Machining Technology III 2-12-6
5-12-9

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
OR
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing 3-0-3
MAC 122 CNC Turning 1-3-2
MAC 153 Compound Angles 1-2-2
MAC 241 Jigs and Fixtures I 2-6-4
MAC 245 Mold Construction I 2-6-4
9-17-15

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
MAC 224 Advanced CNC Milling 1-3-2
MAC 226 CNC EDM Machining 1-3-2
MAC 243 Die Making I 2-6-4
MAC 246 Mold Construction II 1-9-4
MEC 110 Introduction to CAD/CAM 1-2-2
6-23-14

6th Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
MAC 244 Die Making II 1-9-4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
4-9-7

Total Semester Hours Credit: 76/77

Machining Technology
Credential: Diploma in Machining Technology
D50300

The Machining Technology curriculum is designed to develop skills in the theory and safe use of hand tools, power machinery, computerized equipment, and sophisticated precision inspection instruments. Students will learn to interpret blueprints, set up manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, perform basic and advanced machining operations, and make decisions to ensure that work quality is maintained. Employment opportunities for machining technicians exist in manufacturing industries, public institutions, governmental agencies, and in a wide range of specialty machining job shops.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 3 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Machining Technology with a Concentration in Tool, Die and Mold Making (Higher entrance standards required); Diploma in Machining Technology
  • Program Sites: Lee Campus - Day Program; Harnett Campus - Day Program

Course Requirements for Machining Technology Diploma

A. General Education Courses (9/10 SHC)

C-L-SHC
*ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
OR
ENG 110 Freshman Composition 3-0-3
OR
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
AND
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
*MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 2-2-3
OR
MAT 120 Geometry and Trigonometry 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (26 SHC)

C-L-SHC
MAC 111 Machining Technology I 2-12-6
MAC 112 Machining Technology II 2-12-6
MAC 113 Machining Technology III 2-12-6

Required Subject Areas:

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
BPR 121 Blueprint Reading: Mechanical 1-2-2
MAC 121 Introduction to CNC 2-0-2
MAC 124 CNC Milling 1-3-2

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (8 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAC 151 Machining Calculations 1-2-2
MEC 141 Manufacturing Processes 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 43

Semester Curriculum for Machining Technology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAC 111 Machining Technology I 2-12-6
MAC 121 Introduction to CNC 2-0-2
MAC 151 Machining Calculations 1-2-2
MEC 141 Manufacturing Processes 2-2-3
10-20-18

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BPR 121 Blueprint Reading: Mechanical 1-2-2
*ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
OR
ENG 110 Freshman Composition 3-0-3
OR
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
AND
ENG111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
MAC 112 Machining Technology II 2-12-6
MAC 124 CNC Milling 1-3-2
*MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 2-2-3
OR
MAT 120 Geometry and Trigonometry 2-2-3
9-19-16/17

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAC 113 Machining Technology III 2-12-6
5-12-9

*Course is not transferable to the Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Total Semester Hours Credit: 43/44

Machining Technology
Credential: Certificate in Machining Technology
C50300

The Machining Technology curriculum is designed to develop skills in the theory and safe use of hand tools, power machinery, computerized equipment, and sophisticated precision inspection instruments. Students will learn to interpret blueprints, set up manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, perform basic machining operations, and make decisions to ensure that work quality is maintained. Employment opportunities for machining technicians exist in manufacturing industries, public institutions, governmental agencies, and in a wide range of specialty machining job shops.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Machining Technology with a Concentration in Tool, Die and Mold Making (Higher entrance standards required); Diploma in Machining Technology (Higher entrance standards required); Certificate in Machining Technology
  • Program Sites: Lee Campus - Evening Program; Harnett Campus - Evening Program

Course Requirements for Machining Technology Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
MAC 111 Machining Technology I 2-12-6

Required Subject Areas:

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
BPR 121 Blueprint Reading: Mechanical 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAC 121 Introduction to CNC 2-0-2
MEC 141 Manufacturing Process 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 16

Semester Curriculum for Machining Technology Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAC 111A Machining Technology IA 1-6-3
MAC 121 Introduction to CNC 2-0-2
MEC 141 Manufacturing Process 2-2-3
7-10-11

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BPR 121 Blueprint Reading: Mechanical 1-2-2
MAC 111B Machining Technology IB 1-6-3
2-8-5

Total Semester Hours Credit: 16

Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance
Credential: Diploma in Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance
D50380

The Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance curriculum prepares individuals for jobs in the telecommunications industry. It provides fundamental training for new students and provides upgrade training for current employees of telecommunications companies. Coursework includes basic electricity, cable splicing, fiber optics, LAN-copper, cable fault location and repair, central office administration, and other related topics. Emphasis is placed on hands-on installation and maintenance training. A graduate should be prepared to work in the telecommunications industry in outside plant operations, on central office equipment, and on business communication equipment.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 3 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Diploma in Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance
  • Program Site: North Carolina School of Telecommunications - Day Program

Course Requirements for Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
OR
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (16/17 SHC)

C-L-SHC
TEL 100 Telecommunications Basic Electricity 3-0-3
TEL 105 Fiber Optics: Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 106 Fiber Optics: Connectors 1-2-2
TEL 108 Comdial Key Systems 0-2-1
TEL 200 LAN: Copper 0-2-1
OR
TEL 206 Installer Level 1 Cabling 1-2-2
TEL 201 Station Installation and Repair 1-2-2
TEL 202 Cable Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 203 Cable Fault Location 0-2-1
TEL 205 Digital Central Office Administration 1-2-2

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
Business Elective 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 2-2-3
TEL 209 ADSL Installation 0-2-1
Major Electives 9

Business Elective Course Listing (Select one course):

C-L-SHC
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3-0-3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3-0-3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3-0-3
BUS 151 People Skills 3-0-3
BUS 152 Human Relations 3-0-3
BUS 230 Small Business Management 3-0-3
BUS 255 Organizational Behavior in Business 3-0-3
BUS 270 Professional Development 3-0-3
BUS 280 REAL Small Business 4-0-4

Major Elective Course Listing (Select a minimum of 9 SHC from one of the following groups):

Telecommunications Group:

C-L-SHC
ELC 144 OTDR Operation 1 1-0-1
NET 113 Home Automation Systems 2-2-3
TEL 101 Conductor Connections 0-2-1
TEL 102 Pole Climbing 0-2-1
TEL 104 CATV Installation and Repair: Distribution 0-2-1
TEL 109 T-1 Span Line Maintenance 0-2-1
TEL 204 Transmission Fundamentals 2-0-2
TEL 207 Installer Level 2 Cabling 1-2-2
TEL 208 Technician Level Cabling 1-2-2

Small Home/Small Office Networking Group:

C-L-SHC
NET 113 Home Automation Systems 2-2-3
NET 125 Networking Basics 1-4-3
NET 126 Routing Basics 1-4-3
NET 175 Wireless Technologies 2-2-3

Networking Infrastructure Group

C-L-SHC
NET 116 Fundamentals of Voice/Data Cable 2-2-3
NET 125 Networking Basics 1-4-3
NET 126 Routing Basics 1-4-3
NET 225 Routing and Switching 1-4-3
NET 230 Wide Area Networking 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 40/41

Semester Curriculum for Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
TEL 100 Telecommunication Basic Electricity 3-0-3
TEL 105 Fiber Optics: Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 106 Fiber Optics: Connectors 1-2-2
TEL 108 Comdial Key Systems 0-2-1
TEL 200 LAN: Copper 0-2-1
OR
TEL 206 Installer Level 1 Cabling 1-2-2
TEL 201 Station Installation and Repair 1-2-2
TEL 202 Cable Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 203 Cable Fault Location 0-2-1
TEL 205 Digital Central Office Administration 1-2-2
TEL 209 ADSL Installation 0-2-1
8/9-18-17/18

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
Business Elective 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3
PSY 101 Applied Psychology 3-0-3
Major Elective 3
12-4-17

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
Major Elective 6
6

Total Semester Hours Credit: 4/41

Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance
Credential: Certificate in Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance
C50380

The Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance curriculum prepares individuals for jobs in the telecommunications industry. It provides fundamental training for new students and provides upgrade training for current employees of telecommunications companies.

Coursework includes basic electricity, cable splicing, fiber optics, LAN-copper, cable fault location and repair, central office administration, and other related topics. Emphasis is placed on hands-on installation and maintenance training.

A graduate should be prepared to work in the telecommunications industry in outside plant operations, on central office equipment, and on business communication equipment.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 1 semester
  • Career Pathway Option: Certificate in Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance
  • Program Site: North Carolina School of Telecommunications - Day Program

Course Requirements for Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance Certificate

Required Major Courses (17/18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
TEL 100 Telecommunication Basic Electricity 3-0-3
TEL 105 Fiber Optics: Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 106 Fiber Optics: Connectors 1-2-2
TEL 108 Comdial Key Systems 0-2-1
TEL 200 LAN: Copper 0-2-1
OR
TEL 206 Installer Level 1 Cabling 1-2-2
TEL 201 Station Installation and Repair 1-2-2
TEL 202 Cable Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 203 Cable Fault Location 0-2-1
TEL 205 Digital Central Office Administration 1-2-2
TEL 209 ADSL Installation 0-2-1

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 17

Semester Curriculum for Telecommunications Installation and Maintenance Certificate

1st Semester (Fall or Spring)

C-L-SHC
TEL 100 Telecommunication Basic Electricity 3-0-3
TEL 105 Fiber Optics: Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 106 Fiber Optics: Connectors 1-2-2
TEL 108 Comdial Key Systems 0-2-1
TEL 200 LAN: Copper 0-2-1
OR
TEL 206 Installer Level 1 Cabling 1-2-2
TEL 201 Station Installation and Repair 1-2-2
TEL 202 Cable Splicing 1-2-2
TEL 203 Cable Fault Location 0-2-1
TEL 205 Digital Central Office Administration 1-2-2
TEL 209 ADSL Installation 0-2-1
8/9-18-17/18

Total Semester Hours Credit: 17/18

General Occupational Technology Degree Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in General Occupational Technology
A55280

The General Occupational Technology curriculum provides individuals with an opportunity to upgrade their skills and to earn an associate degree by taking courses suited for their occupational interests and/or needs.The curriculum content will be individualized for students according to their occupational interests and needs. A program of study for each student will be selected from associate degree-level courses offered by the college. Graduates will become more effective workers, better qualified for advancements within their field of employment, and become qualified for a wide range of entry-level employment opportunities.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 4 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in General Occupational Technology
  • Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Day Program, Evening Program; Harnett Campus - Day Program, Evening Program; Lee Campus - Day Program, Evening Program

Course Requirements for General Occupational Technology Degree

A. General Education Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Courses (49 SHC)

Student and academic advisor will select 49 SHC from an approved degree or diploma program. NOTE: 18 SHC must be core courses.

Total Semester Hours Credit: 65