Apr 06, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog

Industrial Systems Technology, A.A.S. (A50240)


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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime hours and evening classes are offered on demand.  Minimum time for completion: Daytime – four semesters full-time attendance.  The Associate in Applied Science Degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial systems.

Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in print reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and includes various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced course work may be offered.

Upon completion of this curriculum, graduates should be able to individually, or with a team, safely install, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain industrial process and support equipment. Students will also be encouraged to develop their skills as life-long learners.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:


Social/Behavioral Sciences:


IST Program Electives:


Students are required to take a minimum of 6 SHC from the following:

Work-Based Learning Option:


Qualified students may elect to take up to 3 credit hours of Work-Based Learning in place of 3 hours Program Elective.

Total Credit Hours Required: 68


Developmental Course Requirements:


Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 110 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 121 from above:


Suggested Program Sequence Day:


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 10 | Lab 16 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16


Spring – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 9 | Lab 20 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16


Summer – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 3 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 3


Total Hours: Class 12 | Lab 13 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17


Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 15 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16


Grand Total Hours: Class 45 | Lab 64 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 68


IST Program Electives:


The student is required to take a minimum of 6 credits from this list:

Work-Based Learning Option:


Qualified students may elect to take up to 3 credit hours of work-based learning in place of 3 hours of Program Elective.

Evening – Courses Are Offered on Demand


(See your Industrial Systems Technology advisor)

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