|Curt Pervier, Dean
|Fonda Bowen, Division Secretary
|Tracy Gandy, Program Chair
The Energy Technology program prepares students for careers as technicians with energy companies in the West Texas region. The curriculum is designed to provide training in the electrical and mechanical aspects of the installation, operation, and maintenance of systems used in petroleum exploration and production.
Graduates will be able to perform mechanical and electrical installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of complex industrial automation. Job titles may include Field Service Technician, Technical Operator, Hoist and Winch Operator, Instrument Maker and Repairer, Maintenance Mechanic, Oil Well Service Operator, Instrument Maintenance Technician, Service Unit Operator, Wind Turbine Technician, Operations and Maintenance Technician, and Energy Auxiliary Operator.
The Energy Technology program offers students an Associate of Applied Science (AAS degree) in Energy Technology. The program also offers Certificate options: Energy Technician, 17 SCH; Energy Technician II, 34 SCH; and Petroleum Energy Certificate, 49 SCH. Full-time students may complete degree requirements in two years, while Certificate options range from one to three semesters to complete. Part-time students may require more than the designated number of semesters to complete their degree.
Students interested in any of these degrees or certificates should contact the Applied Technology Division office to obtain additional information and acquire a personalized degree or certificate plan.
The following is the suggested sequence of courses for these degrees and certificates. Please note that courses that require prerequisites are denoted by a plus sign (+) and those in bold are part of the general education curriculum. Courses without prerequisites do not have to be taken in order, but the following general sequence should still be followed when possible.
ProgramsAssociate of Applied ScienceCertificate
Summary of Certificates Offered
In addition to the many degrees offered by Midland College, there are also many certificates that students have to choose from.