Western Nevada College

Technology-General Industrial

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science Technology degree provides a broad base of study in electronics, fluid power, mechanical systems, machine tool, welding and wiring. Hands-on practice and theoretical knowledge will prepare individuals for a range of entry-level electrical/mechanical positions, or technical support positions in the industrial, manufacturing, technology or commercial environments.

Salary: $36,700–$57,300 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Above average growth

Good To Know: Leads to employment as a maintenance or industrial technician

WNC Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 36 Units (Credits)
AIT 101 Fundamentals of Applied Industrial Technology 4
AIT 155 Applied Industrial Technology Hands On Lab 3
CADD 100 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
ET 131 DC for Electronics 4
Any MTT courses 5
Any WELD courses 5
Choose at least 12 units from the following: AIT, ELM, ET, ENRG, IT, MTT, MT, WELD 12
General Education Requirements 24 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirements
Recommended: BUS107
Must include a writing course
6
Human Relations
Recommended: BUS 110
3
Humanities/Social Science Requirement 3
Mathematics Requirement 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.
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.

Suggested Course Sequence

1st Year

First Semester: 15–16 Credits

Second Semester: 15 Credits

2nd Year

Third Semester: 15–16 Credits

Fourth Semester: 13–15 Credits

Mission and Outcomes

Mission: The purpose of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Technology is to provide employment-related knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a chosen field of study.

Student Learning Outcomes: Students who complete programs in occupational areas are expected to demonstrate they:

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