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2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog 
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology, Automation Concentration, AAS

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Campus: Clinton, Muscatine, & Scott Community Colleges

All students enrolled in the Engineering Technology Associates of Applied Science (AAS) program begin by taking an identical set of courses for the first four terms. For the fifth and final term, students will take a series courses in one of three concentration areas - Automation Concentration, Electromechanical Concentration or Process Control Concentration. Students selecting the Automation concentration will take Industrial Robotics, Motion Control and Microcontrollers as well as select two courses from the other specialties. Students selecting the Electromechanical concentration will take Motion Control, Fluid Power Design & Application, and Fluid Power Control as well as selecting two courses from the other specialties. Students selecting the Process Control concentration will take Process Control I, Process Control II and Introduction to General Chemistry as well as select two courses from the other specialties.

This degree will prepare highly skilled and needed workers for area manufacturers. The government projects that by the year 2018, Iowa’s advanced manufacturing segment will experience a significant shortage of skilled workers due to older worker retirement and the nation’s increasing need for Iowa products.

Plan of Study

Term 1 - All Concentrations

Term Total: 13.00

Term Total: 14.00 Credits

Term 3 - Summer - All Concentrations

Term Total: 8.00 Credits

Term 4 - All Concentrations

Term Total: 12.00 Credits

Term 5 - Automation Concentration

Select two courses from the following:

Term Total: 15.00 Credits

AAS Total: 62.00 Credits

Humanities Electives

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, djsullivan@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois  60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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