Industrial Electronics Technology: Mechanical Engineering Specialization
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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.
Students entering all degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. Approved WICs are specified with a "WI" section designation.
Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.