Petroleum Technology – Instrumentation Electronics Technician

The Instrumentation Electronics Technician major will provide the learner with the knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain electronics, instruments, automation, and measurement equipment along with calibrating pressure gauges and metering equipment. Instrumentation electronics technicians are employed throughout the oil and gas industry with emphasis at well pads, pipeline and meter sales points. The program was designed to meet the instrumentation electronics needs encountered when dealing with oil and gas monitoring and sales equipment.

The Instrumentation and Electronics Certificate is designed to provide the student the basic understanding of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems utilized by the petroleum industry. Various forms of instrumentation will be covered including sensors and program logic controllers. Troubleshooting and maintenance will be covered.

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101
Student Success Seminar
MST221
Mechanical Drive Components
ENV121
Regulations and Compliance
PET101
Introduction to the Petroleum Industry
EST230
Electrical Circuits and Devices
PET102
Introduction to Supervisory Control and
Data Acquisition (SCADA)
EET227
PLCs and Industrial Controls I
PET132
Petroleum Instrumentation
PET141
Oil and Gas Lease Operations
EET263
Industrial Sensors/Advanced Applications
MST121
Blueprint Reading
MTH125
College Algebra
GEO141
Physical Geology
EET228
PLCs and Industrial Controls II
CHM101
Introduction to Chemistry
COM122
Interpersonal Communication
ENG124
College Composition
ITD122
Computer Applications for Professionals
PHY101
Principles of Physics (lab)
AIT139
Introduction to Robotics
Arts & Humanities Elective

TOTAL CREDITS 62

The Instrumentation and Electronics Certificate is designed to provide the student the basic understanding of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems utilized by the petroleum industry.

Petroleum Instrumentation and Electronics Technician One-Year Certificate