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Industrial Systems Technology - IST4 Diploma

Program Description: The Industrial Systems Technology Diploma program is designed for the student who wishes to prepare for a career as an Industrial Systems technician/electrician. The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skill, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skill. The diploma program teaches skills in Industrial Systems Technology providing background skills in several areas of industrial maintenance including electronics, industrial wiring, motors, controls, instrumentation, fluidpower, mechanical, pumps and piping, and computers. Graduates of the program receive an Industrial Systems technology diploma that qualifies them for employment as industrial electricians or industrial systems technicians.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Additional Information:

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Gainful Employment Information
General Core Courses 8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development 2
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
Occupational Courses 24
IDSY 1170 Industrial Mechanics 4
IDSY 1130 Industrial Wiring 4
IDSY 1190 Fluid Power Systems 4
IDSY 1195 Pumps and Piping Systems 3
IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures 2
XXXX xxxx Occupational Electives (7 Hours) 7
Circuit Analysis - Choose One of the Below Options (3 - 5 Hours) 5
IDSY 1100 Basic Circuit Analysis 5
Direct Current I - Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
ELTR 1010 Direct Current Fundamentals 3
IDFC 1011 Direct Current I 3
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis 3
Alternate Current I - Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
ELTR 1020 Alternating Current Fundamentals 3
IDFC 1012 Alternating Current I 3
IDSY 1105 AC Circuit Analysis 3
Electric Motors I - Choose One of the Following (4 Hours) 4
ELTR 1110 Electric Motors 4
IDSY 1110 Industrial Motor Controls I 4
Industrial PLC's - Choose One of the Following (4 Hours) 4
ELTR 1220 Industrial PLC's 4
IDSY 1120 Basic Industrial PLC's 4
Faculty & Staff

Industrial Systems Technology Instructor, Coffee Campus


Electrical/Industrial Systems Technology Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus

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