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Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

Engineering Systems Technology

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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


CIP Codes:                                                                SOC Codes:

15.0403                                                                       17-3010

15.0406                                                                       17-3020

15.0612                                                                       17-3026

15.0613                                                                       17-3027

15.1301                                                                       17-3029








Program Description:

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. 


Program Outcomes:


  1. The graduate will have demonstrated an intermediate level of competency with computer applications common to modern industry, including 2-dimensional computer aided drafting software.
  2. The graduate will have demonstrated a thorough understanding of industrial safety codes and practices necessary to function safely in an industrial environment.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.


60 - 63 standard credit hours (which may include a mandatory freshman indoctrination course).

General Education Requirements: 15-17 SCH

Course                                                                                                                                                                                                15-17 SCH
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I   3
Behavioral or Social Science Elective  3
Humanities or Fine Arts Elective   3
Mathematics or Natural Science Elective 3-4
Elective prescribed from one of the four disciplines listed above  

*Required of all ENST majors. Courses must be chosen from the approved TBR list of common General Education core courses.

Major Field Core Courses: 15 SCH

Course                                                                                                                                                                                                     15 SCH
ENST 1311 - Computer Aided Design I   3
ENST 1350 - Industrial Safety   3
ENST 1370 - Manufacturing Processes   3
ENST 1310 - Computers in Engineering Technology    
INFS 1010 - Computer Applications   3
ENST 2390 - Capstone    
ENST 2391 - Internship   3



Additional Approved Courses: 28 - 30 SCH

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