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.