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Electro-mechanical Technology | Building Trade - Applied Technology
The Electro - Mechanical Technology Program is designed to provide graduates with the necessary competencies in electrical and mechanical technologies to become successful employees in the area of design, installation, maintenance, and upgrade of industrial automated systems.
- Understand the hazards of working with electricity and other mechanical equipment.
- Perform basic tasks involving electricity and other mechanical equipment.
- Demonstrate an understanding of personal and work characteristics that contribute to effective job performance.
- Use effective communication skills appropriate to these electro-mechanical trades.
- Apply the theory of electro-mechanical technology to specific jobs using critical thinking/reasoning and the ability to work independently.
- Use mathematical data and reasoning to compute as required.
- Have the ability to interpret electrical diagrams and prepare for appropriate licensing.
Employment opportunities exist in industrial factories, mining, power plants and railroad industries to name a few.
Areas of program specific courses for the AAS Degree in Electro-Mechanical Technology include electrical, and mechanical technologies. A minimum of 15-credit hours of general education courses can be taken before, during, or after the program specific courses. Students should check the class schedules to determine when the required classes are offered.