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Iowa Western Community College

Industrial Engineering Technology

Industrial Engineering Technology

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 4 Semesters, 1 Summer
Award: A.A.S.


Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus



About the Program

The Industrial Engineering Technology program of study is designed to provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully respond to a broad range of work requirements and duties within industrial, manufacturing, processing, and building maintenance environments. Students learn skills in maintaining and troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems and machinery. The diverse education includes training in welding, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, print reading, instrumentation, applied mathematics, critical thinking skills, and computer operation. Graduates of this program are awarded an Associate of Applies Science (A.A.S.) degree.

Career Information

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Program Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the program students will:

  • Follow safety practices and procedures for all tools and equipment with proper use of PPE.
  • Describe types of work and workplace environments available and techniques needed to succeed within professional career fields.
  • Build, analyze, and troubleshoot electrical circuits.
  • Install, wire, program, and troubleshoot based PLCs and associated equipment.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge in Welding.
  • Compare, analyze and apply problem solving techniques with various power transmission systems.
  • Interpret prints, layout and safely operate variety of manual machines.
  • Identify, collect data and complete preventative and reactive maintenance procedures on various types of machinery.
  • Demonstrate CNC milling practices, tooling and operation practices including CNC programming language.
  • Identify fundamentals of Lean Process Improvement of minimizing waste, increasing efficiency and improving quality within organizations.

SALARY INFORMATION
Average: $20.29
Entry Level: $16.07
Experienced: $25.44

* Salary information from EMSI Analyst Database.