May 19, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Electricity and Electronics, AAS

Program Description

Code 251 - 60 Credits

Complex electrical and electronic control systems which require sophisticated computer programming, monitoring, and diagnostics are an integral part of advanced manufacturing and renewable energy systems. The Industrial Electricity and Electronics core curriculum at Kellogg Community College prepares students to install, maintain, and repair these systems. Students may pursue either a Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Electricity and Electronics.

Modules within the core curriculum cover:

  • Control Logix
  • Electrical Control Wiring
  • Electrical Safety & Machine Safety Controls
  • Electrical Theory
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Motor Controls
  • National Electrical Code® (NEC®)
  • Panel View
  • Power Distribution Systems
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Rotating Electric Machines

In order to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Electricity and Electronics students must complete sixty (60) credits. These credits must be taken from three categories: core curriculum, general education electives, and technical electives.

Modular Format

Industrial Trades curricula are offered in a non-traditional, modular format. Module descriptions are not listed in the catalog. For more information about Industrial Trades modules go to the Industrial Trades page at

Industrial Trades Orientation

All students interested in taking Industrial Trades modules must complete one or more core curriculum orientation. The orientation is a core curriculum prerequisite. Students will not be able to register for modules until the orientation is completed.

Required General Education Courses

All first-time KCC students must complete the FYS 101 - First Year Seminar  course with a grade of C or higher.
See an Academic Advisor for course completion and/or any questions pertaining to the FYS course.

Required Industrial Electricity and Electronics Modules

Students must complete thirty (30) credits in the Industrial Electricity and Electronics core curriculum. For more information about Industrial Electricity and Electronics modules go to the Industrial Trades page at

Technical Elective Courses

Technical elective courses compliment the core curriculum and support general workplace competencies required in the field.

Technical electives may be selected from:

  • Accounting (ACCO)
  • Business Administration (BUAD)
  • Business Entrepreneurship (BUEN)
  • Chemistry (CHEM)
  • Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (DRAF)
  • Computer Engineering Technology (CET)
  • Computer Programming (CP)
  • Engineering Technology (ENTE)
  • Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (INHR) °
  • Industrial Machining Technology (INMT)
  • Industrial Pipefitting (INPF)
  • Industrial Technology (INT) °
  • Industrial Trades (INTR) °
  • Industrial Welding (INWE)
  • Instrumentation (INST) °
  • Mathematics (MATH)
  • Office Information Technology (OIT)
  • Physics (PHYS)
  • Science (SCIE)
  • Renewable Energy (INRE) °
  • Service-Learning (SERV) °
  • Tool and Die (INTD)

°These electives are highly recommended for the Industrial Electricity and Electronics program.

State Licensing Requirements

In the State of Michigan all practicing electricians must be licensed. Licensing requires participation in an approved electrical apprenticeship. Individuals participating in an electrical apprenticeship program are required to take 576 hours of related trade instruction. The Industrial Electricity and Electronics program is an accepted provider of related trade instruction.