Aug 04, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instrumentation and Controls Technology


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(Jackson County Campus)

This 2-year program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of technical positions within the commercial/industrial manufacturing industry and the utility and petroleum industries. The Instrumentation program is designed to prepare graduates for a career in the installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of industrial electrical and electronic equipment and systems. This program introduces process computers, instrument system communications, smart transmitters, control valves, distributed control systems, process simulations, and computer graphic display interfaces. Graduates will possess the skills necessary to enter the workforce as technicians in the field of chemical, power generation, petrochemical, exploration & production, pulp & paper, utilities, food & beverage, and water/waste treatment.

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.

All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

Instrumentation and Controls Technology Certificate


Total Credits: 30


Total Credits: 15


Associate of Applied Science Degree


Semester Four

  • ENG 1113 /1114  - English Composition I or ENG 1033  - Technical English Credit(s): 3/4
  • Credit(s): 3
  • Math/Natural Science Elective Credit(s): 3/4*
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Credit(s): 3

Total Credits: 15/17


Note:


Please refer to "The Credit by Non-Traditional Means " section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

*MAT 1033 , MAT 1313  or Higher or Any Lab Science.

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