Certificate and AAS in Instrumentation & Control Technology – Details

The courses in EPCE and Bismarck State College’s online Instrumentation & Control Technology program are:

  • Asynchronous to accommodate personal and professional schedules.
  • Offered as 8 or 16 week classes. Program classes start fall only and spring/summer are general education.

The technical courses in this online program can count towards an Associate’s of Applied Science Degree, Certificate in Instrumentation & Control Technology or Certificate of in Electronics (ELEC).

ICTL Labs are not required for certificate

Credits from this program may be applied to BSC’s Bachelor of Applied Science degree (BAS) in Energy Management, offered entirely online.

Online Technical Courses:

  • ELEC 100/100L Direct Current Analysis/Lab
  • ELEC 118/118L Solid State devices I/Lab
  • ELEC 114/113L Digital Electronics I/Lab
  • ELEC 130/130L Active Devices/Lab
  • ELEC 120/120L AC Analysis/Lab
  • ELEC 115/115L Digital Electronics II/Lab
  • ICTL 205/205L Mechanical Practices/Lab
  • ICTL 215/215L Instrument Drawings & Documentation/Lab
  • ICTL 225/225L Input and Output Devices/Lab
  • ICTL 235/235L Motors & Controllers/Lab
  • ICTL 245/245L Controls/Lab
  • ICTL 255/255L Automation Overview/Lab
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AAS Degree Requirements

The Associate of Applied Science degree requires 74 credit hours.

  • Technical Program: Credit Hours 58
  • General Education: Credit Hours 16
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Certificate Requirements

The Instrumentation & Control Technology Program Certificate requires 56 credit hours.

  • Technical Program: Credit Hours    52
  • General Education: Credit Hours   4
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Instrumentation & Control (I&C) Options 

Option Required Course General Education Credits # of years
  Certificate of Completion in   Electronics  (ELEC) ELEC Theory & labs    None    1
  Certificate in I&C ELEC Theory & labs

I&C theory

(2 courses)*
  Associate in
Applied Science
ELEC Theory & labs
I&C Theory & labs
(5 courses)

*ideal for industry-employed students

Limited Enrollment 

A limited number of students will be accepted into the online program in August. New students begin their first semester of technical courses in the fall semester. Refer to the how to apply section of BSC’s website for information on how to apply for admission, placement requirements and instructions on how to complete your admission file as a degree seeking student. EPCE member tuition discounts still apply.

An interview is required prior to acceptance into the program.

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Jerame Novak
Advisor, NECE
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