Corrosion Engineering Technology, AAS

Associate of Applied Science in Corrosion Engineering Technology (285000AAS)

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Program Information

The AAS in Corrosion Engineering Technology program includes classroom and laboratory experiences which prepare students for careers in the corrosion industry and other allied industries.

Career Information

A person with an associate degree in Corrosion Engineering Technology can find employment in any industry that is impacted by material degradation. Examples include the oil and gas, chemical processing, and construction industries.

The program prepares the student to evaluate corrosion of materials in the field and apply strategies for mitigating corrosion. In completing the AAS degree in Corrosion Engineering Technology, the student will also be prepared to pass certification tests in Basic Corrosion and Cathodic Protection offered by NACE.

The following information has official approval of The Department of Chemical, Biomolecular and Corrosion Engineering ​and The College of Engineering and Polymer Science, but is intended only as a supplemental guide. Official degree requirements are established at the time of transfer and admission to the degree-granting college. Students should refer to the Degree Progress Report (DPR), which is definitive for graduation requirements. Completion of this degree within the identified time frame below is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others. The transfer process is completed through an appointment with your academic advisor.

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
ENGL:111 English Composition I 3
MATH:153 Technical Mathematics III 2
COMM:263 Professional Communications and Presentations 3
CRET:120 Corrosion Engineering Technology Fundamentals I 3
CHEM:101 Chemistry for Everyone 4
SOWK:230 Human Relations 3
 Hours18
Spring Semester
MATH:154 Technical Mathematics IV 3
CRET:121 Corrosion Engineering Technology Fundamentals II 4
EEET:120 Circuit Fundamentals 4
ENGL:222 Technical Report Writing 3
 Hours14
2nd Year
Fall Semester
CRET:220 Strategies for Corrosion Prevention 4
MCET:142 Introduction to Material Technology 3
COET:125 Statics 3
PHYS:261 Physics for Life Sciences I 4
SOWK:244
Death & Dying
or Diversity in American Society
3
 Hours17
Spring Semester
CRET:221 Corrosion Engineering Technology Projects 4
AMET:241 Introduction to Quality Assurance 3
ECON:100 Introduction to Economics 3
COET:225 Strength of Materials 3
 Hours13
 Total Hours62

Policy Alert: By the end of your first 48 credit hours attempted, you must have completed your required General Education English, Mathematics, and Communications (Speech) requirements.