Industrial Technology

Careers

Students receiving industrial technology degrees may be qualified for work as industrial technicians, maintenance/repair supervisors, general manufacturing technicians and industrial safety specialists.  On average, area industries have positions open to trained skilled industrial-related candidates for both entry-level and management employment.  In the Little Rock, Memphis and Springfield region, industrial technology full time jobs have a salary range starting at $38,000, depending on work and experience.

Industrial Technology Program

UACCB's Technology Program is designed to provide students with the general knowledge and technical expertise necessary for successful employment in the manufacturing and processing industries.  Students can earn a certificate of proficiency, advance to a technical certificate and from there continue to an associate of applied science degree.


Certificate of Proficiency - Earning a Certificate of Proficiency  gives the student basic knowledge and skills in Welding or Residential Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Welding - 1 semester, 13 credit hours, includes 4 courses which are:

  • Technical Methods
  • Engineering Drawings
  • Industrial Safety
  • Welding 1

HVAC - 2 semesters, 18 credit hours, includes 6 courses which are:

  • Technical Methods
  • DC Electricity
  • AC Electricity
  • HVAC Fundamentals
  • HVAC Controls
  • HVAC Troubleshooting

Technical Certificate - Earning a Technical Certificate provides the student advanced technical proficiency in Welding and HVAC

Welding - 2 semesters, 27 credit hours, includes 8 courses which are:

  • Technical Methods
  • Engineering Drawings
  • Industrial Safety
  • Welding 1
  • Writing for the Workplace
  • Tech Math
  • AutoCad
  • Welding 2

HVAC - 2 semesters, 28 credit hours, includes 9 courses which are:

  • Technical Methods
  • DC Electricity
  • AC Electricity
  • HVAC Fundamentals
  • Industrial Safety
  • Writing for the Workplace
  • Tech Math
  • HVAC Controls
  • HVAC Troubleshooting

Associate of Applied Science Degree - Earning an AAS typically is a 2-year program leading to designation as an Engineer Technician specialized in either Welding or HVAC

AAS - 4 semesters, 60 credit hours, includes 15 courses plus a specialty area which would be Welding or HVAC.  Courses include:

  • Technical Methods
  • Engineering Drawings
  • Industrial Safety
  • Writing for the Workplace
  • Tech Math
  • AutoCad
  • Social Science Elective
  • DC Electricity
  • AC Electricity
  • Computer Software Apps
  • Technical Physics
  • English Composition I
  • Electric Motor Control
  • Progressive Logic Controllers
  • Capstone

Specialities are:

  • Welding 1,2,3
  • HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC Controls, HVAC Troubleshooting, Intro to Sheet Metal

Contact Us

For more information about the Industrial Technology Programs or degree, contact Zach Harber, Director of Workforce Development and Education at 870-612-2081 or email zach.harber@uaccb.edu.