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Applied Integrated Technology

LEVERAGE YOUR LOVE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS TO FIND A FASCINATING CAREER IN INDUSTRY

If you'd like a career where every day is different, the applied integrated technology A.A.S. program at Monroe Community College could be for you.

The unique, interdisciplinary curriculum teaches you how to combine the principles of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems. You'll have extensive hands-on experiences and participate in team projects that simulate industry scenarios.

Given MCC's reputation for excellence in engineering instruction, you'll be well prepared for success in today's job market.

GET UP TO SPEED ON THE LATEST ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES – THEN GET A JOB

The applied integrated technology A.A.S. program at MCC teaches you how today’s manufacturing combines electronics, mechanical systems, and computers in ingenious new ways. You’ll become a state-of-the-art technician for installing, operating, and maintaining these integrated industrial processes, also known as mechatronics. Upon completion, you'll be ready to pursue a career as an engineering technician, earning a high starting salary at job titles such as:

  • Automated equipment technician
  • Electro-mechanical technician
  • First-line production supervisor
  • Industrial maintenance technician

Students who complete MCC’s mechatronics certificate may transfer their credits to this degree program. Talk with a program advisor about your career goals.

GROWING COMPANIES NEED VERSATILE ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS

The applied technology associate degree program, part of the Engineering Technologies department, was designed to provide industry with multi-skilled professionals. Many corporations are eager to hire such versatile professionals. Start your career with employers like ITT Gould Pumps, Gleason Corporation, LiDestri Food & Drink, Harris Corporation, and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.

To find out more about the applied integrated technology associate degree from Monroe Community College, contact the admissions office at admissions@monroecc.edu or (585) 292-2200.

APPLIED INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY

A.A.S. Degree - Career Program

Department:Engineering Technologies

School(s): Applied Sciences & Technologies

MCC Program Code: AI01

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
The Applied Integrated Technology degree offers a unique, interdisciplinary program which prepares students for positions in high technology fields applying Mechatronic principles to the operation and maintenance of electro-mechanical-computer controlled systems commonly found in Advanced Manufacturing environments. The comprehensive curriculum integrates electrical, mechanical, and computer controls so that students will be prepared to work in the operations, installation, and maintenance of automated and robotically controlled systems and manufacturing technologies. Students are provided with extensive hands-on laboratory experience and work on team projects that simulate industry scenarios.

Upon completion of the program graduates will be qualified for the jobs such as industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, and upgrades of machinery and the associated control systems.

Students should meet regularly with their program advisor to make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the program and their career choices.

(Housed in the Engineering Technologies Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Develop a personalized troubleshooting process to diagnose and repair system failures.
2) Explain how a system operates by reading and interpreting electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics.
3) Understand the role of an intelligent computer system, such as Programmable Logic Controllers, to monitor and control the production process.
4) Work within a team environment to maintain production equipment.
5) Demonstrate proper use of diagnostic tools to identify and verify system malfunctions
6) Perform both preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance procedures.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or MTH 104 at MCC) and placement into ENG 101. Recommended preparation: Algebra II- Trigonometry (Regents level strongly recommended).

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
MTH 140 Technical Mathematics I OR
MTH 165 College Algebra OR higher*
3
ELT 130 System Electricity
3
ELT 134 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller
3
MET 107 Mechanical Systems
3
MET 110 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
3
First Semester Total:
15
SECOND SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 141 Technical Mathematics II OR
MTH 160 Statistics I AND MTH 164 - Introduction to Trigonometry OR higher*
3-4
ELT 231 System Control Electronics
3
ELT 234 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers
3
TEK 101 Computer Applications for Technicians
2
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
2
Second Semester Total:
16-17
THIRD SEMESTER
ENG 251 Technical Writing
3
MET 101 Technical Graphics OR
MET 121 Computer Aided Drafting/Design - Solid Modeling
3
PHL 105 - Technology and Values***
3
PHY 131 Applied Physics I OR
PHY 145 College Physics I
4
TAM 138 Dimensional Metrology
3
Third Semester Total:
16
FOURTH SEMESTER
CEL 200 General Internship OR
PROGRAM ELECTIVE**
3
MET 206 Engineering Materials
3
MET 250 Mechatronics Systems
3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE**
3
Fourth Semester Total:
15
TOTAL CREDITS:
62-63
* Choose from the following: a) MTH 140 and MTH 141 taken sequentially; b) the three-course grouping of MTH 165, MTH 164 (1 cr.) and MTH 160 (for students who plan to transfer to a four-year program); or c) higher-numbered math courses (than MTH 165), for students with strong mathematics background and preparation. Students should consult with an advisor before making their selection of the mathematics course sequence for the degree.

NOTE: Students not proficient in algebra or trigonometry should take MTH 135 preferably in Summer Session prior to starting Applied Integrated Technology. 

** Program elective: Any course in CIT, ELT, MET, OPT or see department chairperson for a substitution waiver.
***PHL 105 is recommended, but the following courses would be acceptable alternatives: PHL 101 or PHL 103

Revised 7/26/2018
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