Industrial Electronics Technology

This degree is designed for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing, Electronics and related fields.

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Credit Hours

66

Required Courses

  • IND 103: Industrial Methods - 1 credits
  • SDV 100: Orientation - 1 credits
  • SAF 130: Industrial Safety – OSHA 10 - 1 credits
  • ENG 111: College Composition I - 3 credits
  • ENG 112: College Composition II - 3 credits
  • ETR 113: DC and AC Fundamentals I - 4 credits
  • CAD 151: Engineering Drawing Fundamentals I - 3 credits
  • ETR 156: Digital Circuits and Microprocessor Fundamentals - 4 credits
  • MEC 155: Mechanisms - 3 credits
  • MEC 161: Basic Fluid Mechanics-Hydraulics/Pneumatics - 3 credits
  • ETR 203: Electronic Devices I - 4 credits
  • ETR 140: Introduction to Mechatronics - 3 credits
  • ETR 237: Industrial Electronics I - 3 credits
  • ETR 238: Industrial Electronics II - 3 credits
  • ETR 241: Electronic Communications I - 3 credits
  • ELE 239: Programmable Controllers - 3 credits
  • MTH 115: Technical Mathematics I - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Social Science Elective - 3 credits
  • IND 250: Introduction to Basic Computer Integrated Manufacturing - 3 credits
  • IND 251: Automated Manufacturing Systems I - 3 credits
  • IND 113: Materials and Processes in Manufacturing - 3 credits
  • ETR 290: Internship - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Humanities Elective - 3 credits

Admissions Requirements

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

Additional 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.

Graduation Requirement: Students entering the Industrial Electronics Technology degree program are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC) in order to graduate.  The Writing Intensive Course for this program is ETR 203, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112. Students who are awarded transfer academic credit for this course at another institution may fulfill the Writing Intensive Course (WIC) requirement for this degree programs by completing another Writing Intensive Course (WIC).

Electives

  • Students may substitute a higher-level math course to include MTH 161, 163, 164, 166, 167, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, or 271.
  • Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the humanities elective requirement for this program.

 

 

 

This initiative is 100% supported by a federal U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) award made to PVCC by the pass-through entity, Virginia Community College System. The total program cost for this initiative is $211,763