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Technology-General Industrial
Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science Technology degree in General Industrial Technology is designed to develop skills and knowledge that can be applied in a variety of industries and facilities with a focus on installation, maintenance and management of technical, electrical, and mechanical systems A broad base of study in electronics, fluid power, mechanical systems, machine tool, welding and wiring is offered. Hands-on practice and theoretical knowledge will prepare individuals for a variety of entry-level electrical/mechanical technician positions or technical support positions in the industrial, manufacturing, technology or commercial environments.

Salary: $35,180–$53,370 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Above average growth

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


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.

A minimum of 60 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Program Requirements36 Units (Credits)

AIT 101Fundamentals of Applied Industrial Technology4
AIT 155Applied Industrial Technology Hands On Lab3
DFT 110Blueprint Reading For Industry3
Any MTT courses5
Any WELD courses5
Choose at least 16 units from the following:

General Education Requirements24 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirements
Recommended: BUS107 Must include a writing course
Human Relations
Recommended: BUS 110
Humanities/Social Science Requirement3
Mathematics Requirement3
Science Requirement3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirement3
General Elective3

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

Program Requirements: 60 Credits. Please see a counselor or academic advisor for more information.

1st Year

First Semester: 13 Credits

AIT 101 4
English Course (BUS 107 Recommended) 3
Mathematics Course (BUS 110 recommended) 3
MTT 105 3

Second Semester: 15 Credits

AIT 155 3
English Course 3
MTT 110 3
Program Elective 3
Science Requirement 3

2nd Year

Third Semester: 14 Credits

Human Relations Course (BUS 110 Recommended) 3
Humanities/Social Science Course 3
Program Electives 5
WELD 211 3

Fourth Semester: 14 Credits

General Elective 3
Program Electives 6
US and Nevada Constitution 3
WELD 221 2