2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology: Utilities-Natural Gas, AAS [ETUNG-AAS, 60 Total Credits]


This Associate of Applied Science degree concentration prepares students for technician jobs with natural gas utility companies.


Academic Map: AAS - Engineering Technology: Utilities and Natural Gas 21-22  


Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize basic skills for success in academia and work including applied business communications and writing.
  2. Demonstrate basic safety, first aid, CPR, and construction industry knowledge.
  3. Catalog common procedures in the installation and testing of natural gas systems (which requires an understanding of basic process automation) and demonstrate basic ability to perform the standard pipe joining using the common industry methods.
  4. Differentiate the basics of the common types of welding.
  5. Be prepared to accept management and/or supervisory positions in the Power Utility and other generating plants.
  6. Understand the key aspects of customer problem resolution for service professionals.

General Education Requirements (27 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Communications (3 Credits)

Strongly Recommended: COM 115.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)

  • any AM prefix course
  • or  any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
  • or  any ART prefix course
  • or  any COM prefix course
  • or  any ECON prefix course
  • or  
  • or  
  • or  any HIST prefix course
  • or  any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
  • or  any PHIL prefix course
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  • or  any PSC prefix course
  • or  any PSY prefix course
  • or  any SOC prefix course
  • or  any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
  • or  
  • or  World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)

Special Program Requirements (33 Credits)