Industrial Systems Technology


Program Description: The Industrial Systems Technology Diploma program is designed for the student who wishes to prepare for a career as an Industrial Systems technician/electrician. The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skill, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skill. The diploma program teaches skills in Industrial Systems Technology providing background skills in several areas of industrial maintenance including electronics, industrial wiring, motors, controls, PLC's, instrumentation, fluidpower, mechanical, pumps and piping, and computers. Graduates of the program receive an Industrial Systems Technology Diploma that qualifies them for employment as industrial electricians or industrial systems technicians.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Locations offered:

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will identify and troubleshoot three-phase motor windings.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet

Entrance Dates: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Industrial Systems Technology, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 57 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

1st Term
Books: $440.00
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,817.00

2nd Term
Books: $350.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $1,969.00

3rd Term
Books: $150.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $1,769.00

4th Term
Books: $348.20
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,007.20

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (8-9 Hours)


ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2-3 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)


COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (38 Hours)


IDSY 1110 Industrial Motor Controls I 4
IDSY 1120 Basic Industrial PLC's 4
IDSY 1130 Industrial Wiring 4
IDSY 1170 Industrial Mechanics 4
IDSY 1190 Fluid Power Systems 4
IDSY 1195 Pumps & Piping Systems 3
XXXX xxxx - Occupational Electives (IDSY, AIRC, CIST, COMP, ELCR, WELD) 9
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
IDFC 1011 Direct Current I 3
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis 3
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
ELTR 1020 Electrical Systems Basics I 3
IDFC 1012 Alternating Current I 3
IDSY 1105 AC Circuit Analysis 3

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