Advanced Technology Associate Degree Programs

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Advanced Technology - Associate Degree Programs at Northeast State Community College

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General Technology

The General Technology program is designed for students who wish to complete a two-year technical degree applicable to immediate employment. The program allows students flexibility in selecting courses that can meet specific educational and employment goals. The program prepares students for unique positions in the workplace for which specified degree programs do not currently exist. It is not intended for large-scale application, but is to be used to meet customized, industry-specific needs and/or unique academic and career goals identified by the student.

Electrical Technology - Concentration: Electromechanical

The Electromechanical program prepares individuals for employment in electrical and mechanical maintenance fields as entry level maintenance technicians. With the required technical skills, individuals can diagnose electrical and mechanical problems and make appropriate repairs with minimal down time. The program will also address preventative maintenance issues and prevent maintenance problems from occurring.

Electrical Technology - Concentration: Electrical

The Electrical program prepares individuals for employment as electricians in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. The program stresses wiring procedures and requirements set forth by the National Electrical Code. Emphasis is placed on the installation of service equipment, electrical circuits, conduit bending and installation, electrical power distribution, operation/control of motors, and programmable logic controllers.

Industrial Technology - Concentration: Machine Tool

The Machine Tool program prepares individuals for employment in an industrial setting as machinists and computer numerical control (CNC) programmer/operators. Students gain experience operating different pieces of manufacturing equipment to include machine lathes, mills, grinders, and CAD/CAM software.

Industrial Technology - Concentration: Welding/Fabrication

The Welding/Metal Fabrication program prepares individuals as welders or metal fabricators. The curriculum focuses on the development of knowledge and skills in Oxy-fuel welding, brazing and cutting, plasma arc cutting and carbon arc cutting, Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) (TIG), and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW).

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