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AAS: Industrial Power and Control
Description
View printer-friendly version Industrial Power and Control is a two-year program that prepares students for immediate employment and future advancement in companies or government organizations that manufacture, service, sell, design or support electrical and electronic systems that control machinery, automation, and/or processes.
Learning Outcomes
  •  Identify and apply technical concepts and terms used in industrial energy and control.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot industrial energy generation, conversion and control systems.
  • Use electronic circuit simulation software for circuit design and analysis.
  • Repair, maintain and install electronic and electrical control systems.
  • Locate, evaluate and apply relevant information from various sources to address workplace problems.
Prerequisites
Many classes have prerequisites. Prerequisites are those classes that prove eligibility for entry-level classes by testing or by having satisfied prior coursework. Coursework earned at other institutions must be unofficially evaluated or approved by a program advisor before registering. Courses in this degree with prerequisites are marked with an asterisk (*). Industrial Power and Control AAS Prerequisites:
  • Placement into ENGL 097/098 (or higher)
  • Placement into MATH 084 or successful completion of equivalent or higher class
  • BUS 169 or equivalent computer experience.
Note: Advanced placement testing, work experience and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer and advanced placement.
Curriculum

Course Number

General Education/ Related Instruction  (30 Credits)

Credits

ENGL&101*

English Composition I

5

Human Relations

Choose one of the following: BUS236HUM105ISP101ISP105ISP110POLS112SOC&101

5

 EET109
or MATH141*

Mathematical Applications for Circuit Analysis 
Pre-Calculus or higher

5

 BUS112
or Global Studies
or US Cultures

Multi-Cultural Communication in the American Workplace or any approved US Cultures course or any approved Global Studies course

5

IT

Information Technology  (IT120 or higher)

10

Course Number

Degree Requirements (81 Credits)

Credits

EET105

Introduction to Technology

2

EET106

Introduction to Soldering

1

EEL201*

Energy Generation, Conversion & Sustainability

5

EEL202*

Industrial Motor Controls

5

EEL203*

Industrial Motor Drives

5

EET108

Introduction to Fiber Optics

5

EET112

Fluid Power & Alternative Energy Sources

5

EET114

Applied Physics

5

EET131

IT Essentials - A+ Certification

5

EET132*

IT Essentials - A+ Certification Advanced

5

EET137*

Introduction to Robotics

5

EET138*

Robotic Applications

5

EET161

D.C. Principles of Electronics

5

EET162*

A.C. Principles of Electronics

5

EET163*

Solid State Electronics

5

EET165*

Analog Circuits & Devices

5

EET170*

Digital Electronics and PLCs I

5

EET219

Metrology and Measurement Science

3

Total Credits
111
Total Credits -- Minimum
111.00
Sequence Type
Suggested
Sequence
This program of study is outlined by quarter, and courses should be taken in the indicated sequence. However, it should not be concluded that students will always proceed through their program of study exactly as prescribed here. The number of quarters listed here is minimal. Not all courses are offered every quarter. Individual student experiences, educational and training background, and personal schedules and demands all may affect the time it takes to finish this program. Although Summer Quarter is not considered one of the full-time quarters in the program, it would be a good time to take ENGL&101 and any of the courses listed below at, "Any quarter."  1st quarter: EET 105, EET 109 or MATH 141 (or higher), EET 161 2nd quarter: EET 131, EET 162, ENGL&101 3rd quarter: EET 112, EET 132, EET 163, EET 170 4th quarter: EEL 201, EET 165, EET108, EET106 5th quarter: EEL 202, EET 114, EET 137, EET 219 6th quarter: EEL 203, EET 138, IT course Any quarter: BUS 112 or US Culture or Global Studies, Human Relations, IT Course
Elective Groups
Global Studies The following courses are currently approved to fulfill the Global Studies requirement of the A.A. degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.
  • ANTH113
  • ANTH130
  • ANTH&206
  • ANTH275
  • ART255
  • DRMA105
  • ECON&202
  • ENGL&256
  • ENGL292
  • ENV150
  • ENVS&101
  • ENVS150
  • GEG230
  • GEG260
  • HIST&126
  • HIST&127
  • HIST&128
  • HIST200
  • HIST210
  • HIST251
  • HIST268
  • HUM140
  • HUM160
  • HUM234
  • HUM261
  • ISP101
  • ISP110
  • ISP160
  • ISP170
  • ISP201
  • ISP205
  • ISP210
  • ISP220
  • ISP234
  • ISP251
  • ISP255
  • ISP260
  • ISP261
  • MUSC110
  • POLS&203
  • POLS220
  • SOC170
  • WMN205
  • WMN213
Human Relations The following courses are currently approved to fulfill the Human Relations requirement for this specific degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.
  • BUS236
  • HUM105
  • ISP101
  • ISP110
  • POL112
  • SOC&101
US Cultures The following courses are currently approved to fulfill US Cultures requirement of the A.A. degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.
  • AME150
  • AME151
  • ANTH&106
  • ANTH&210
  • ANTH&216
  • ART254
  • CMST205
  • DRMA&101
  • ENGL219
  • ENGL231
  • ENGL240
  • ENGL&245
  • ENGL&246
  • ENGL257
  • ENGL258
  • ENGL291
  • HIST131
  • HIST&136
  • HIST&137
  • HIST140
  • HIST&146
  • HIST&147
  • HIST&148
  • HIST150
  • HIST212
  • HIST&214
  • HIST&219
  • HIST230
  • HUM105
  • HUM200
  • HUM210
  • ISP105
  • MUSC113
  • MUSC204
  • PSYC&200
  • PSYC245
  • SOC102
  • SOC150
  • SOC245
  • WMN140
  • WMN200
Notes

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Program Contact:  

Chuck Eckard
(206) 934-4588
chuck.eckard@seattlecolleges.edu

Tim Fiegenbaum
(206) 934-0181
tim.fiegenbaum@seattlecolleges.edu

NSC Advising Office 

(206) 934-3658     
https://northseattle.edu/advising

Program Website: https://northseattle.edu/programs/energy-control-technology

Effective beginning: Fall 2016 
Associate of Applied Science degree in Sustainable and Conventional Energy and Control Technology (Industrial Power and Control)
657E / 47.0105

Degree Type
AAS