Associate of Applied Science Degree in
Engineering Systems Technology
Program of Study Summary
Academic Program Inventory Title/s:
A.A.S. in Engineering Systems Technology
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The Engineering Systems Technology program is designed to provide students with an effective blending of diverse industrial skillsets through a variety of specializations, preparing program completers with the skills needed for immediate entrance into the industrial workforce. Skills emphasized in the program include, but are not limited to: advanced manufacturing applications, computerized design and industrial equipment programming, operations management, and maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems.
- The graduate will have demonstrated an intermediate level of competency with computer applications common to modern industry, including 2-dimensional computer aided drafting software.
- The graduate will have demonstrated a thorough understanding of industrial safety codes and practices necessary to function safely in an industrial environment.
- The graduate will have demonstrated a thorough understanding of the various materials used to manufacture products, along with the various manufacturing processes used to convert these materials into finished goods.
- The graduate will have demonstrated the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
Professional Accrediting Bodies:
The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
The Association for Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
State Agency/Entity Oversight:
Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to be Awarded:
While not required for the degree program, the curriculum covers content related to the Certified Solidworks Associate Exam and the OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Certification Exam. Students may elect to take these exams independently.
Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT):
It is projected that credit through prior learning assessment can be earned from the following TCAT programs: Drafting and CAD Technology, Industrial Electricity, Industrial Maintenance and Machine Tool Technology.