Industrial Electronics Technology - Mechanical Engineering Technology Specialization

 

This program is designed for students interested in advanced manufacturing and machining fields.

 

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Program

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Credit Hours

65

Required Courses

  • SDV 100: Orientation - 1 credits
  • SAF 130: Industrial Safety – OSHA 10 - 3 credits
  • ETR 113: DC & AC Fundamentals I - 4 credits
  • CAD 151: Engineering Drawing Fundamentals I - 3 credits
  • MTH 131: Technical Mathematics - 3 credits
  • ETR 140: Introduction to Mechatronics - 3 credits
  • ETR 156: Digital Circuits and Microprocessor Fundamentals - 4 credits
  • IND 113: Materials and Processes in Manufacturing - 3 credits
  • IND 250: Introduction to Basic Computer Integrated Manufacturing - 3 credits
  • MEC 131: Mechanics I – Statics for Engineering Technology - 3 credits
  • MEC 155: Mechanisms - 3 credits
  • IND 251: Automated Manufacturing Systems I - 3 credits
  • MEC 161: Basic Fluid Mechanics-Hydraulics/Pneumatics - 3 credits
  • ETR 290: Internship - 3 credits
  • MEC 210: Machine Design - 3 credits
  • ELE 239: Programmable Controllers - 3 credits
  • MEC 212: Machine Design II - 4 credits
  • ETR 286: Principles and Applications of Robotics - 3 credits
  • ENG 111: College Composition I - 3 credits
  • ENG 112: College Composition II - 3 credits
  • Humanities Elective - 3 credits
  • Social Sciences Elective - 3 credits

Program Information

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Electronics Technology at Piedmont Virginia Community College is designed for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing, Electronics and related fields. Program graduates will be prepared to enter a growing industry that requires creative applications of troubleshooting and maintenance skills. Students will interact with current technology and tools including, 3D printers, CNC machines, laser cutters, welding, programmable logic controllers, microcontrollers, robotics platforms, and more! The job market includes similar careers as maintenance technicians, skilled machinists, mechatronics technicians, circuit board assemblers and more.