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Applied Engineering Technician (AAS)



This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as Engineering Technicians in the Energy industry. An Engineering Technician is a key member of a team of people responsible for planning, analyzing and controlling the production of products from the acquisition of raw materials through the production and distribution to customers in a variety of process industries. These industries include, but are not limited to: chemical, food and beverage, extractive industries, gas and oil exploration and production, pharmaceuticals, power generation, pulp and paper, refining and waste water treatment.

Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in composition, reading, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses in this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.

The Applied Engineering Technician degree is offered at West Garfield Campus - Rifle. Some courses may be available as hybrid.

Emphasis Areas


Electrical and Instrumentation


(12 credits)
Please note: students who select this emphasis may be 3 credits short for the AAS requirements and will need to choose an additional elective.

Solar Installer


(12 credits)
Please note: students who select this emphasis may be 3 credits short for the AAS requirements and will need to choose an additional elective

Oil and Gas


(10 credits)
Please note: students who select this emphasis may be 5 credits short for the AAS requirements and will need to choose additional electives.

Minimum Hours Required


Minimum Credits Required (60)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (1261.5)

Applied Engineering


These programs bring together skill sets that prepare students for entry-level employment in the rapidly growing field of energy, including non-renewable areas related to oil and gas production, renewable energy, and sustainability.  Additionally, students already employed in energy or related fields can receive additional skills for career advancement.  Students learn in an interactive, hands-on lab setting focusing on natural gas and petroleum production, developing alternative energy solutions, and renewable energy technologies.  These certificates are offered at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle.

Applied Engineering Programs:

 

Add a Bachelors to this degree!


Boost the professional value of your technical degree and expertise with our Bachelor of Applied Science  (BAS) degree.

Our BAS degree is designed to enhance the value of your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree by developing the professional leadership skills needed to work at a management level in technical professions of all kinds.

Learn more.

 

Note:


◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

For more information see Degree & Certificate Descriptions & Requirements .