2018-2019 Catalog

Electrical and Instrumentation Technology, Associate of Applied Science

The Electrical & Instrumentation Technology program offers core courses related to Industrial Electrical Systems and Process Control.  The program is designed to develop technical knowledge regarding electrical systems and instrumentation to prepare students to enter careers as I&E Technicians in a variety of industries.  The curriculum was developed in partnership with local industries including Chemical Manufacturing, Mining, Electrical Power Plants, and Oil & Gas Production.  This program provides training that meets these industries expectations.  Students will develop skills needed to install, test, inspect, and maintain equipment and instrumentation designed to measure, record, and implement changes in industrial environments.  Upon completion of this program, graduates can expect to find high-demand, well paid employment anywhere in the world.  These individuals generally work 40-hour weeks on rotating shifts, perform tasks requiring high mental aptitude and physical ability, while working with a variety of materials and equipment.  Most technicians in the local area can expect an annual starting wage of $50,000.  This career path has a high probability of advancement depending on technical ability and personal drive.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

ELTR 1505ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLY & MEASURE

3

ELTR 1520BASIC ELECTRICITY, DC

3

ELTR 1530BASIC ELECTRICITY, AC

3

PHYS 1050CONCEPTS OF PHYSICS

4

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

HMDV 10051st YEAR SUCCESS

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Freshman Year - Fall Semester Notes:

  • PHYS 1000 can be replaced by a college level math course.
  • Freshman Year - Spring Semester

    ELTR 1840INSTRUMENTATION I

    3

    ELTR 2885INSTRUMENTATION II

    3

    ELTR 2840MOTOR CONTROLS

    3

    CMAP 1200COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

    3

    ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

    3

    Total Credit Hours:15

    Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

    ELTR 2820POWER DISTRIBUTION

    3

    ELTR 2815PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS

    3

    ELTR 2825INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING

    3

    ELTR 2620CONTROL SYSTEM COMMUNICATIONS

    3

    ELTR 2855ADVANCED PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS

    3

    ELTR 2890INSTRUMENTATION III

    3

    Total Credit Hours:18

    Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes: 

  • ELTR 2620, ELTR 2855, and ELTR 2890 can be replaced with any directly related course from the following prefixes: AUTO, CMPT, COSC, DESL, ELTR, ES, INDM, MATH, MINE, MCH, OGPT, PHYS, TECH, and WELD
  • Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

    COMM 1030INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

    3

    INDM 1590INDUSTRIAL PNEUMATICS

    3

    TECH 1600INDUSTRIAL SAFETY

    3

    TECH 1680READING TECHNICAL SCHEMATICS

    3

    US & WYOMING CONSTITUTION

    3

    HMDV 2411ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

    0

    Total Credit Hours:15

    Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes:

  • INDM 1590, TECH 1600, and TECH 1680 can be replaced with any directly related course from the following prefixes: AUTO, CMPT, COSC, DESL, ELTR, ES, INDM, MATH, MINE, MCH, OGPT, PHYS, TECH, and WELD.
  • US & Wyoming Constitution can be fulfilled by U.S. to 1865 (HIST 1211), U.S. From 1865 (HIST 1221), Wyoming History (HIST 1251) and American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000).


  • Total Credit Hours: 65

    All core ELTR courses must be completed with a "C" or better to earn the Electrical and Instrumentation Technology degree.