Applied Technology

Students smiling working on electrical components.

Welcome to the Applied Technology Department which includes two occupational areas: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating and our Electronics programs. Each of these areas would make an excellent career choice with good job opportunities, good pay and good working conditions. Both of these programs can easily transfer to bachelor's degree programs at neighboring universities.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Applied Technology and Manufacturing departments is to prepare learners to pursue careers in the manufacturing and service industries, and to increase the knowledge of manufacturing professionals and technical staff who wish to contribute to enhancing industrial competition. Our programs focus on the application of high-tech production equipment, software and techniques to achieve cost savings and quality in the manufacturing, service and distribution industries. Graduates can find a variety of employment opportunities in the areas of weld tech, facilities layout, process development, product development, quality control, technical sales and warehousing. Graduates are eligible for articulation into a variety of baccalaureate degree programs.