Industrial Instrumentation Technology

Program Description

The mission of the Industrial Instrumentation program is to prepare individuals to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair various types of measuring and control instruments and peripherals, such as measuring, transmitting, indicating, recording, and controlling devices, final elements, PLC, DCS, optical instruments, and control areas of electronics, motor controls, and different types of measuring systems.

Accredited by ATMAE - The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering

Increase Your Employability

Students in the Industrial Instrumentation Technology program commonly major in Industrial Electrical, too. The skills gained in these programs complement each other well and help make graduates more appealing to employers. Visit the Industrial Electrical Technology page to learn more.

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Curriculum

Industrial Instrumentation Tech-150404-AAS
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
Semester 1
INST 1010 Introduction to Industrial Instrumentation 2 1 3
INST 1111 DC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
General Education Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
13
Semester 2
INST 1112 AC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
ELEC 1312 Generator and Transformer Operations 3 0 3
ELEC 1220 Introduction to Motor Controls 3 1 4
General Education Course 3 0 3
14
Semester 3
INST 1310 Pressure and Level Measurements 3 1 4
INST 1410 Flow and Final Control Elements 3 1 4
INST 2722 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers 3 1 4
PHSC 1000, CHEM 1010, or PHYS 2100 3 0 3
15
Semester 4
ELEC 2220 Advanced Motor Controls 3 1 4
INST 2420 Industrial Control Systems 3 1 4
INST 2732 Temperature & Analytical Measurement 2 1 3
INST 2812 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3 1 4
General Education Course 3 0 3
18
AAS –Industrial Instrumentation Technology (60)  
Total Clock Hours 1065
Industrial Instrumentation Tech-150404-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
INST 1010 Introduction to Industrial Instrumentation 2 1 3
INST 1111 DC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
INST 1112 AC Electrical Principles and Applications 3 1 4
ELEC 1312 Generator and Transformer Operations 3 0 3
ELEC 1220 Introduction to Motor Controls 3 1 4
INST 1410 Flow and Final Control Elements 3 1 4
CTS - Electrical Helper (22) 22
ELEC 2220 Advanced Motor Controls 3 1 4
INST 1310 Pressure and Level Measurements 3 1 4
INST 2420 Industrial Control Systems 3 1 4
INST 2722 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers 3 1 4
INST 2732 Temperature & Analytical Measurement 2 1 3
INST 2812 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3 1 4
23
TD - Industrial Instrumentation Technology (45)
Total Clock Hours 840

Graduation Requirements

  • All graduating students within the School of Industrial Technology (INDT) are required to do the following to fulfill graduation requirements:
  • All graduating students must also meet the institution's Graduation Requirements.

Program Information

CIP Code: 150404

Program Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

Program Resources

Awards Per Highest Degree/Certificate Earned
Year AAS Level % AAS Level Diploma Level % Diploma Level CTS Level % CTS Level TCA Level % TCA Level Grand Total % Grand Total Enrollment
2018-2019 68 19.60% 9 2.59% 46 13.26% 76 21.90% 199 57.35% 347
2017-2018 93 24.80% 12 3.20% 39 10.40% 89 23.73% 233 62.13% 375
2016-2017 106 24.71% 20 4.66% 44 10.26% 70 16.32% 240 55.94% 429

Contact Information

Richard Louviere

Program Coordinator

richard.louviere@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6595 ext. 4420

Pattie Duhon

Support Coordinator

pattie.duhon@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6979

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483
info@sowela.edu

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

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Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

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