Overview:

Emerging technologies drive career opportunities in advanced manufacturing, nanotechnology, transportation, communications, and other industries. Prepare for in-demand high-tech positions and gain hands-on skills in data acquisition, automation, mechatronics, and control systems. Math and physics are incorporated into electronics, design, process improvement, data acquisition, and automation technologies classes. This program prepares adaptable workers to fill job openings across a variety of high-tech industries.

Employers need workers who will focus their attention on product and service innovation, as well as quality improvements in production and business processes. The demand for qualified employees who possess the technical skills essential to advanced manufacturing and automation businesses, remains high. Employers in this field seek workers who are team-oriented, possess strong hardware and software skills, can read and translate diagrams and flow charts, and demonstrate strong communication skills. 

Curriculum requirements: 

As a student in the IC Tech program, you are required to complete 63 college credit hours with an FLCC Transcript grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following college courses (see curriculum sequence).

Download the current W-FL P-TECH course guide for this pathway. 

Additional information on the A.A.S. degree in Instrumentation & Control Technologies can be found at the Finger Lakes Community College website.

Career opportunities:

With your FLCC education, you’ll be ready to get right to work. Grads go on to land positions in these types of sample of industries:

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Electrical Systems
  • Industrial Pumps
  • Photonics
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • Clean Energies
  • Advanced Manufacturing