Mission Critical Operations – Operations Technology Diploma (D40430O)

The Mission Critical Operations curriculum prepares graduates for employment in a wide range of positions in operations technology (OT). Course work includes the development of a student’s ability to maintain technically sophisticated systems for business continuity and near continuous uptime using engineering, technology, and maintenance skills. The course work emphasizes analytical and problem-solving skills required to sustain high availability national security interests and includes instruction in electromechanical systems, networking, automation, cybersecurity, emergency management and systems integration. The program will incorporate the competencies of an industry-recognized certification exam.

Mission Critical Operations Infrastructure

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ATR-112 - Intro to Automation 2 3 3 fall
EGR-111 - Engineer Comp and Careers 2 2 3 fall, spring
EGR-131 - Intro to Electronics Tech 1 2 2 fall, spring
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
MCO-110 - Introduction to Mission Critical Operations 2 2 3 fall
MCO-115 - Mission Critical Operations Infrastructure 2 2 3 fall
MCO-210 - Critical Site Operations 2 2 3 spring
MNT-222 - Industrial Sys Schematics 1 2 2 spring
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring

Major Electives: Select 3-4 hours

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 fall
PCI-171 - Fieldbus Systems 3 3 4 fall
WBL-111 - Work-Based Learning I 0 10 1 fall, spring, summer
WBL-112 - Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer
WBL-121 - Work-Based Learning II 0 10 1 fall, spring, summer
WBL-122 - Work-Based Learning II 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer

Total Major Hours: 30-31

General Education Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
Communications:
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Humanities/Fine Arts:
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Total General Education Hours: 7

Fall Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
ATR-112 - Intro to Automation 2 3 3 fall
EGR-111 - Engineer Comp and Careers 2 2 3 fall, spring
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MCO-110 - Introduction to Mission Critical Operations 2 2 3 fall
MCO-115 - Mission Critical Operations Infrastructure 2 2 3 fall

Spring Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
EGR-131 - Intro to Electronics Tech 1 2 2 fall, spring
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
MCO-210 - Critical Site Operations 2 2 3 spring
MNT-222 - Industrial Sys Schematics 1 2 2 spring
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37- 38

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