Industrial Systems Technology: FAME Option

Available: Shoals Campus
Advisors: J. Rogers (8038) jeffery.rogers@nwscc.edu
C. Bogus (5250) caleb.bogus@nwscc.edu
M. Grissom (5265) melinda.grissom@nwscc.edu

This degree is designed to offer students advanced entry-level skills in the field of Industrial Systems Technology. A student who graduates from the program should be able to install and maintain all types of plant equipment.

General Information

Students must apply, meet the entrance requirements, and be selected for acceptance into the FAME program. Meeting entrance requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program due to the apprenticeship component, which also requires selection by a participating industry partner.

Entrance Requirements

An online fillable FAME application and additional instructions are available at nwscc.edu/fame. Hard copies of application materials may be turned into the Admissions office on either the Phil Campbell or Shoals campus. Digital materials may be submitted to fame@nwscc.edu. Students must submit the following items:

  • NW-SCC online application
  • FAME application
  • Unofficial copy of High School and College transcripts
  • Unofficial or official score report from ACT or Accuplacer
  • Essay
  • Completion of Career Interest Inventory

Entering students are required to complete ORI 107. Transfer students are exempt from this requirement.

Area I: Written Composition

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts

Preferred ART 100 or MUS 101. *Note SPH107 or foreign language may NOT be the one course designated to fulfill the SACSCOC Core Requirement for Humanities and Fine Arts.
Please choose from one of the following:

Item #
Title
Credits
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3

Area III: Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6-7

Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Science

Please choose from one of the following:

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3
Total credits:
66-67

Overview

Program

Type

Associate in Applied Science