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Technical Program - Power Plant Technology - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Power Plant Technology (AAS.PPT)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Power Plant Technology graduates perform installation and maintenance functions on instrumentation and control equipment in electric utility power plants, and other realted industries.  Job responsibilities include installation, calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of communications systems, motor controls, programmable logic controllers, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, and HVAC systems.


Upon successful completion of the program, students are prepared for entry-level employment in the utility industry as instrument control technicians or electrical repairmen in a power generation facility or related industry.


For more information contact:
Tim VanDyke
(217) 234-5313
tvandyke@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 Prerequisite: Must have completed 33 semester hours toward this degree with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
EET 040 Basic Electronics (Mod 1)
2.5
EET 050 Electric Circuits I (Mod 2) *
2.5
ENG 050 Writing for Industry
3
PPT 050 Power Plant Technology I +
3
CIS 068 Computer Applications
2
TEC 050 Technical Math I (Mod 1)
2
TEC 052 Technical Math II (Mod 2) *
2
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
PPT 054 Power Plant Physics * +++
3
Technical Elective
3
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
TEC 054 Technical Math III (Mod 1) *
2
PPT 052 Power Plant Technology II * +++
2
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
TEC 043 Industrial Safety
1
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Summer Term
PPT 075 S.O.E. * 1
5
  Total Semester Hours:
5
 

Second Year
First Semester
IND 056 Pneumatic Controls * +
3
EET 072 Industrial Controls I (Mod 1) *
2
EET 086 PLC I (Mod 2) *
2
TEC 063 Electric Power Distribution *
3
PPT 056 Power Plant Technology III * +
3
Technical Elective **
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
IND 052 Electrical Installation Procedures (Mod 2) * +++
2.5
IND 043 HVAC I *
4
MET 043 Motors and Generators (Mod 1) * +++
2.5
EET 087 PLC II (Mod 1) *
2
EET 075 HMI (Mod 2) *
2
Social Science Elective **
3
Technical Elective **
2
  Total Semester Hours:
18
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
EET 068 Photovoltaic Systems
3
IND 058 Industrial Pumps
2
IND 060 Industrial Valves
3
IND 044 Fluid Power
3
TEC 058 Alternative Energy
3
TEC 067 Smart Grid Introduction
3
WEL 057 Welding Fundamentals
2.5
WND 040 Intro to Wind Technology
3
   

Total Program Hours: 72

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