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Associate of Applied Science: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

Technology-Automated Systems

Associate of Applied Science

The Automated Systems specialization of the AAS Technology Degree focuses on the integration of computers and electronic technologies to control industrial systems and machines. Courses include basic electronics, computer systems, wiring, and electrical controls, providing students with technical theory, and hands-on practice to install and maintain automated systems for a variety of industries.

Salary: $41,500–$71,400 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average growth

Good To Know: Offers broad career opportunities and room for advancement

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 36 Units (Credits)
AIT 101 Fundamentals of Applied Industrial Technology 4
AIT 121 Electrical Control Systems 2
AIT 155 Applied Industrial Technology Hands On Lab 2
CIT 161 Essentials of Information Security 3
CIT 211 Microsoft Networking I 4
DFT 110 Blueprint Reading For Industry 3
ET 131 DC for Electronics 4
ET 132 AC for Electronics 4
ET 155 Home Technology Convergence 4
MT 115 Applied Programmable Logic Controllers I 3
Program Electives (Choose one of the following courses) 3 Units (Credits)
CADD 100 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
CIT 165 Introduction to Convergence 3
CIT 212 Microsoft Networking II 4
ENRG 110 Introduction to Alternative Energy 3
ET 117 Computer Forensics 3
ET 200 Electronics Projects 4
General Education Requirements 24 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirement
Recommended: BUS 107; Must include a writing course.
6
Human Relations
Recommended: BUS 110
3
Humanities/Social Science Requirement 3
Mathematics Requirement
Recommended MATH 110
3
Science Requirement 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirement 3
General Elective 3
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Associate of Applied Science can be found on the Associate of Applied Science page.


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