Industrial Technology

CONTACT
Lee McMains
(970) 339-6257
lee.mcmains@aims.edu

Department Chair:
John Mangin
(970) 339-6413
john.mangin@aims.edu

Gainful Employment Program Disclosures

About

Earn your associate of applied science degree in two years and start your career right after graduation, or you can transfer to a four-year university. Or, choose a certificate and graduate after just two semesters.

High-tech job growth has outpaced the rest of the private sector since 2009 and this trend is expected to continue for the next decade. This means there is and will continue to be a high demand for jobs in this industry.

Green / Sustainable Building

The fastest-growing areas in construction are at the heart of new classes and a combined certificate through the Aims Construction Management program. More info on Green/Sustainable Building is available at this link.

PLCs, Lean, and LEED

Starting in the Fall 2013 semester, the Industrial Technology program will offer an introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). This course is being developed in response to industry requests for employees that are skilled in leading technology environments. Employers are also interested in our Lean Manufacturing and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-related courses.

Essential Skills

Check out the essential skills guide which is a list of commonly encountered qualities and skills typically necessary to be successful in a particular program or area of interest.