Industrial Instrumentation Technology

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CIP Code - 150404

Mission

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Instrumentation Technology is to provide the students with entry-level skills in the instrumentation craft and related career fields, and to provide entry-level instrument technicians that will meet Louisiana’s industrial needs.

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Instrumentation Technology prepares individuals to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair various types of measuring and control instruments and peripherals, such as measuring, transmitting, indicating, recording, and controlling devices, final elements, optical instruments and control systems. Specialized classroom instruction will be provided along with practical shop experience in the areas of electronics, motor controls, and different types of measuring systems. Students may be granted a Technical Diploma upon satisfactory completion of the diploma curriculum. Certificates are also offered.

IIn this program, there are a variety exit points that you may choose to take. They are:

 Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Instrumentation Technology
 Technical Diploma in Industrial Instrumentation Technician
 Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Industrial Electronic Repair
 Technical Competency Area (TCA) Industrial Instrumentation Technology: Basic Electronic Repair

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of technical terms and nomenclature used in industrial Measurement and industrial process control.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic principles of electricity and electronics.
Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of industrial processes, process measurement, and process control.
Demonstrate technical knowledge and skills in the calibration and use of equipment used in Industrial process measurement and control.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of safety practices used in the measurement and control of industrial processes.
Demonstrate skills in trouble-shooting problems with measurement devices, process controls, and industrial processes.
Demonstrate basic occupational and employability skills.

Degree Requirements

Course

Course Title

Lec Hrs

Lab Hrs

Tot Cr Hrs

Clock Hrs

ORNT1000

FRESHMAN SEMINAR

1

0

1

15

CPTR1000

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

1

1

2

45

INST1000

INTRO TO INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTATION

2

1

3

60

INST1010

AC/DC ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS

1

2

3

75

INST1020

SOLID STATE DEVICES AND CIRCUITS

1

2

3

75

INST1030

DIGITAL LOGIC AND ANALOG/DIGITAL CONVERSION

1

2

3

75

TCA - Basic Electronic Repair

15

345

INST1500

PRACTICAL WIRING AND FABRICATION

0

2

2

60

INST1510

MOTORS AND MOTOR CONTROL

1

2

3

75

INST1520

PRIMARY/FINAL ELEMENTS & INSTRUMENTATION LOOPS

1

2

3

75

INST1530

PROPERTIES OF TEMP-PRESSURE-FLOW

2

2

4

90

INST1540

AUTOMATIC CONTROL, CONTROLLERS AND TUNING

1

2

3

75

CTS - Industrial Electronic Repair

30

720

INST2000

ANALYTICAL MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL

1

2

3

75

INST2010

SAFETY STANDARDS AND SYSTEMS

2

1

3

60

INST2020

PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS

1

3

4

105

INST2030

COMMUNICATION AND DISTRIBUTED CONTROL

1

2

3

75

JOBS2450

JOB SEEKING SKILLS

2

0

2

30

TD - Industrial Instrumentation Technician

45

1065

Transferable General Education Courses Required for AAS

ENGL101

ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

0

3

45

MATH 108 or 110

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

0

3

45

PSYC201 or Soc/Behav Science

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

3

0

3

45

PHSC100 or Natural Science

PHYSICAL SCIENCE I

3

0

3

45

HUMNELEC

HUMANITIES ELECTIVE

3

0

3

45

AAS - Industrial Instrumentation Technology

60

1290

Optional Elective

CSRV1000

CUSTOMER SERVICE

3

0

3

45

CSRV2000

CUSTOMER SERVICE & SALES

3

0

3

45

ENTP1000

FOUNDATIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

3

0

3

45

With approval from the Chief Academic Officer/designee, the following courses may be substituted for any of the above course requirements.

INST2991

SPECIAL PROJECTS I

0

1

1

30

INST2993

SPECIAL PROJECTS II

0

2

2

60

INST2995

SPECIAL PROJECTS III

0

3

3

90

INST2996

SPECIAL PROJECTS IV

3

0

3

45

INST2997

PRACTICUM

0

3

3

135

INST2999

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION

0

3

3

135