Academics

Curriculum – Industrial Technology

The schedule shown on this page is a suggested program of study. Students may choose to change the sequence of courses to suit their needs. Please consult with a NIACC Counselor to develop a program of study that works for you.

First Year - First Term
ENG-105 Composition I
OR ENG-701
AND ENG-702*
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
(3 s.h.)
IND-190 Skills and Safety in Industry 1 s.h.
MAT-121 College Algebra**
OR MAT-801 Applied Math A***
AND MAT-802 Applied Math B****
AND MAT-803 Applied Math C*****
AND MAT-804 Applied Math D+
4 s.h.
(1 s.h.)
(1 s.h.)
(1 s.h.)
(1 s.h.)
MFG-108 Computer-Aided Drafting++ 2 s.h.
WEL-335 Ag and Industry Welding 2 s.h.
12-15 s.h.
Second Term
ELT-115 Electronic Concepts 3 s.h.
ELT-790 Fluid Power+++ 3 s.h.
MFG-195 Manufacturing Processes I 2 s.h.
PHY-720 Career Physics++++
OR PHY-162 College Physics I+++++
4 s.h.
(4 s.h.)
12 s.h.
Second Year - Third Term
BUS-130 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
OR General Education course
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism 3 s.h.
Industrial Technology Electives** 9 s.h.
Electives 3 s.h.
18 s.h.
Fourth Term
Industrial Technology Electives** 9 s.h.
Electives 9 s.h.
18 s.h.
Total Program Hours 60-63 s.h.

*Prerequisite: ENG-701 Communications I.

** Prerequisite: MAT-092 Intermediate Algebra with a C or better, or Math ACT score of at least 21, or Compass Algebra Placement score of at least 76, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of at least 116, or Accuplacer College Math score of at least 45.

***Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of at least 49, or ACT math score of at least 16, or MAT-063 Pre-Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of at least 59, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of at least 50, or Accuplacer College Math score of at least 21.

****Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of at least 49, or ACT math score of at least 16, or MAT-063 Pre-Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of at least 59, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of at least 50, or Accuplacer College Math score of at least 21.

*****Prerequisite: MAT-801 Applied Math A and MAT-802 Applied Math B with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of at least 59, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of at least 50, or Accuplacer College Math score of at least 21.

+Prerequisite: MAT-801 Applied Math A and MAT-802 Applied Math B with a grade of C or higher.

++Prerequisite: MFG-120 Machine Trade Print Reading I, MFG-130, Machine Trade Print Reading II, or instructor permission.

+++Prerequisite/Corequisite: MAT-801 Applied Math A, MAT-802 Applied Math B, MAT-803 Applied Math C, and MAT-804 Applied Math D or permission of instructor.

++++Prerequisite: MAT-801 Applied Math A, MAT-802 Applied Math B, MAT-803 Applied Math C, and MAT-804 Applied Math D; or MFG-137 Machinist Math I and MFG-138 Machinist Math II.

+++++Prerequisite: MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry, or equivalent.

Choose 18 s.h. from the following Industrial Technology Electives:
BMA-168 Steam Plant Operation I (Low Pressure Boilers) 2 s.h.
BMA-169 Steam Plant Operation II (High Pressure Boilers)* 2 s.h.
ELT-170 Introduction to PLCs 3 s.h.
ELT-190 Introduction to Technical Computeing & CAD** 3 s.h.
ELT-382 Electronic Circuit Analysis*** 3 s.h.
ELT-745 Maintenance Shop Operations 3 s.h.
HCR-115 Residential Heating Systems**** 4 s.h.
HCR-155 Troubleshooting Heating Systems***** 3 s.h.
HCR-210 Residential Air-Conditioning Systems+ 4 s.h.
HCR-240 Troubleshooting Air-Conditioning Systems++ 3 s.h.
MFG-110 3-D Modeling+++ 2 s.h.
MFG-120 Machine Trade Print Reading I 1 s.h.
WEL-108 Oxy-acetylene Welding and Cutting/SMAW 2 s.h.
WEL-109 Gas Metal Arc Welding/Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 s.h.
WEL-110 Welding Blueprint Reading 2 s.h.
WTT-103 Introduction to Wind Energy 3 s.h.

*Prerequisite: BMA-168 Steam Plant Operations I (Low Pressure Boilers).

**Prerequisite/Corequisite: Ability to key-enter the equivalent of 25 words per minutes at a computer keyboard.

***Prerequisite/Corequisite: MAT-801 Applied Math A, MAT-802 Applied Math B, MAT-803 Applied Math C, and MAT-804 Applied Math D

****Corequisite: HCR-155 Troubleshooting Heating Systems or instructor permission.

*****Corequisite: HCR-115 Residential Heating Systems or instructor permission.

+Prerequisite: HCR-115 Residential Heating System, HCR-155 Troubleshooting Heating Systems or instructor permission.

++Prerequisite: HCR-115 Residential Heating Systems, HCR-155 Troubleshooting Heating Systems, Corequisite: HCR-210 Residential Air-Conditioning Systems, or instructor permission.

+++Prerequisite: MFG-108 Computer-Aided Drafting or instructor permission.

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