Associate in Applied Science in Automated Industrial Technology

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor to determine educational requirements, including possible university transfer options, for your chosen career field.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT100 Industrial Safety Critical course 1
AIT105 Modern Maintenance Operations Critical course 3
AIT110 Mechanical Power Transmission Systems 3
AIT115 Hydraulic Systems 3
AIT120 Pneumatic Systems 3
AIT125 DC and AC Components and Circuits Critical course Gateway course 3
FYE101 or
FYE103
Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success or Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 1–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT205 Power Electronics and Variable Frequency Drives 3
AIT210 Programmable Logic Controller Programming and Troubleshooting 3
AIT215 Process Control Systems 4
AIT270 Robotics I 3
GTC107 Technical Mathematics I Critical course OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT250 or
AIT291
Automated Industrial Technology Capstone or Automated Industrial Technology Internship 3
AIT225 Industrial Motors and Motor Control 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course FYC or FYC 3
GTC108 or
MAT14+ or
MAT15+
Technical Mathematics II or College Mathematics or College Algebra/Functions None or MA or MA 3–6
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment L 0–3
HU Humanities, Fine Arts & Design HU 3
RE Restricted Elective 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Elective 3–7
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC or FYC 3
SG or
SQ
Natural Sciences General or Natural Sciences Quantitative SG or SQ 4
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or SB or L or SB 3
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences SB 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT100 Industrial Safety Critical course 1
AIT105 Modern Maintenance Operations Critical course 3
AIT110 Mechanical Power Transmission Systems 3
FYE101 or
FYE103
Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success or Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 1–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GTC107 Technical Mathematics I Critical course OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT120 Pneumatic Systems 3
AIT125 DC and AC Components and Circuits Critical course Gateway course 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT270 Robotics I 3
GTC108 or
MAT14+ or
MAT15+
Technical Mathematics II or College Mathematics or College Algebra/Functions None or MA or MA 3–6

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT115 Hydraulic Systems 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course FYC or FYC 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT205 Power Electronics and Variable Frequency Drives 3
AIT215 Process Control Systems 4
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment L 0–3

Term 7

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 7
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT225 Industrial Motors and Motor Control 3
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC or FYC 3

Term 8

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 8
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT210 Programmable Logic Controller Programming and Troubleshooting 3
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or SB or L or SB 3

Term 9

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 9
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Elective 3
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences SB 3

Term 10

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 10
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
HU Humanities, Fine Arts & Design HU 3
RE Restricted Elective 3

Term 11

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 11
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT250 or
AIT291
Automated Industrial Technology Capstone or Automated Industrial Technology Internship 3
SG or
SQ
Natural Sciences General or Natural Sciences Quantitative SG or SQ 4
RE Restricted Elective 0–4

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.