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2015-2016 Midland College Catalog (Official, Published May 1, 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Energy Technology

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Curt Pervier, Dean 143 TC 685-4677
Lisa Tanner, Division Secretary 143 TC 685-4676
Tracy Gandy, Program Chair 134 TC 685-4639
  Lynn Bryant 119 ATC 681-6347
  Michael Cain 103 ATC 681-6321
  David Kemp WRTTC 432-336-7882

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 an Energy Technician Certificate option with 18 hours of coursework and the Petroleum Energy Technician Certificate (33 hours).  Full-time students may complete the degree requirements in two years, while the Certificate options can take up to one year or longer to complete. Part-time students may require more than the designated number of semesters to complete their degree.

Students interested in any of these awards should contact the Applied Technology Division office to obtain additional information and a degree or certificate plan.

The course sequences shown in the programs of study below should be followed when possible.



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