INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY (IST4)

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, PLCs, 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.

Diploma Program
Program Length 46 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School Diploma or GED required, Minimum Age: 16
Entrance Dates Fall semester
Offered Warner Robins and Macon Campuses

Industrial Systems Technology Diploma Curriculum
 

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 8
  Choose one (1) of the following English courses:
ENGL 1010

ENGL 1101
Fundamentals of English I
OR
Composition and Rhetoric
3
     
  Choose one (1) of the following Mathematics courses:
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics  
  OR  
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts  
  OR  
MATH 1103 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning
3
  OR  
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling  
  OR  
MATH 1111 College Algebra  
     
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
     
Occupational Courses 38
Choose one (1) of the following three courses:  
ELTR 1020 Electrical Systems Basics I
  OR  
IDFC 1012 Alternating Current I 3
  OR  
IDSY 1105 AC Circuit Analysis
 
Choose one (1) of the following two courses:  
IDFC 1011 Direct Current I  
  OR
3
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis
 
IDSY 1110 Industrial Motor Controls I
4
IDSY 1120 Basic Industrial PLCs
4
IDSY 1130 Industrial Wiring
4
IDSY 1170 Industrial Mechanics
4
IDSY 1190 Fluid Power Systems
4
IDSY 1195 Pumps and Piping Systems
3
XXXX xxxx Occupationally-related Electives
(IDSY, AIRC, ELCR, ELTR, COFC, MCHT, WELD)
9
     
  Total Hours 46