Industrial Systems Technology (AAS) A50240TE


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.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Industrial Systems Technology curriculum.

Program Curriculum      
1st YearFirst Semester (FALL)
ACA 111College Student Success10001
WLD 112Basic Welding Processes13002
ELC 112DC/AC Electricity36005
MAT 110Math Measurement & Literacy22003
CIS 111Basic PC Literacy12002
BPR 111Print Reading12002
MNT 110Intro to maintenance13002
Semester Total10180017
Second Semester (SPRING)
HYD 110Hydraulics/Pneumatics23003
ENG 110Freshman Composition30003
ELN 229Industrial Electronics33004
ELC 117Motors and Controls26004
Semester Total10120014
Summer Session
MEC 110Introduction to CAD/CAM12002
MEC 111Machine Processes I14003
ELC 128Introduction to PLC23003
ISC 110Work Place Safety10001
Semester Total59009
2nd YearThird Semester (FALL)
BPR 115ELC/Fluid Power Diagrams12002
ENG 115Oral Communication30003
ELC 228PLC Applications26004
AHR 120HVACR Maintenance13002
WLD 112Inert Gas Welding13002
Semester Total8140013
Fourth Semester (SPRING)
Social/Behavioral Science Elective30003
PLU 111Intro. to Basic Plumbing13002
MNT 263Elcetro-Pneu Components24004
MEC 276Capstone Design Project03001
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective30003
Semester Total9100013

Additional Curriculum Notes:

1. The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART-111, MUS-110, MUS-112, REL-110, REL-211, REL-212 or REL-220.

2. The Social/Behavioral elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ECO-151, HIS-111, HIS-112, HIS-131, HIS-132, PSY-150, SOC-210, SOC-213 or SOC-220.


For a printable Program Checklist click the link below:

A50240TE Industrial Systems Technology – Technician (AAS) – Catalog 2016-2017 With Notes

A50240TE Industrial Systems Technology (AAS) 2015-16