Dec 05, 2023  
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook

Applied Engineering Technology - Industrial & Manufacturing, A.A.S. (A40130IM)

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Applied Engineering Technology is a course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to solve technical problems in various types of industry. The course work emphasizes analytical and problem solving skills. The curriculum includes courses in safety, math, physics, electricity, engineering technology, and technology specific specialty areas.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a wide range of positions in research and development, manufacturing, sales, design, inspection, or maintenance. Employment opportunities exist in automation, computer, electrical, industrial, or mechanical engineering fields, where graduates will function as engineering technicians.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Apply basic industrial safety concepts.
  2. Summarize concepts of mechanical systems, gearing, and basic maintenance practices.
  3. Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical manufacturing technology environments; and identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  4. Explain the basic use of sensors, actuators, valves and other components needed in automation systems including fluid flow as well as basic robotics.



Total Program Hours: 65-68

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