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: $39,210–$57,850 / 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 102 Measurement Tools and Methods 2
AIT 121 Electrical Control Systems 2
AIT 155 Applied Industrial Technology Hands On Lab 2
AIT 201 Pneumatic Power Technologies 3
DFT 110 Blueprint Reading For Industry 3
ELM 143 Wiring Techniques 2
ET 131 DC for Electronics 4
MT 160 Hydraulic Power 3
MTT 105 Machine Shop I 3
MTT 110 Machine Shop II 3
WELD 211 Welding I 3
WELD 212 Welding I Practice 2
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
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.
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.

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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