Students following the study plan below will complete the Automations Engineering Technology associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
10-620-100 Fluids 1: Basic Pneumatics
10-620-101 Fluids 2: Basic Hydraulics
10-620-140 Machine Wiring and Safety
10-660-104 DC 1: Introduction
10-660-105 DC 2: Circuits
10-664-100 Automation 1: Control Logic
10-664-101 Automation 2: Motor Control
10-804-118 Interm Algebra w Apps
10-809-198 Intro to Psychology
* 10-890-101 College 101
10-660-101 Digital 1: Logic
10-660-107 AC 1: Properties
10-660-108 AC 2: Reactance
10-664-102 Automation 3: PLC
10-664-103 Automation 4: PLC
10-664-104 Automation 5: PLC
** 10-801-136 English Composition 1
10-804-196 Trigonometry w Apps
10-806-143 College Physics 1
10-605-157 Power Electronics 1: Devices
10-605-158 Power Electronics 2: Drives
10-606-109 Automation CAD 1
10-606-110 Automation CAD 2
10-620-159 Power Electronics 3: Drives
10-620-161 Power Electricity 1: Motors
10-620-162 Power Electricity 2: Motors
10-664-105 Automation 6: PLC
10-664-151 Automation 8: HMI
10-664-152 Automation 9: HMI
10-664-160 Control 1: Discrete Systems
10-664-161 Control 2: Process Systems
10-664-162 Control 3: Motion Systems
10-664-170 Safety Devices and Application
10-620-170 Robotics - Introduction to
10-620-172 Robotic Vision Systems
10-664-150 Automation 7: PLC
10-664-153 Automation 10: Network
10-664-163 Control 4: Drive Performance
10-664-164 Control 5: Servo Systems
10-664-165 Control 6: Servo Systems
10-664-189 Automation Systems Integration
10-801-197 Technical Reporting
10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies
*The credit for 10-890-101, College 101, is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements.
** Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in 10-801-136, English Composition to enroll in 10-801-197, Technical Reporting.
Fluids 3: Inter Hydraulics, 10-620-165
Fluids 4: Adv Hydraulics, 10-620-166
Mechanics 1: Basic, 10-620-121
Mechanics 2: Intermediate, 10-620-122
Mechanics 3: Systems, 10-620-123
These courses provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding required for employment in this field.
10-605-157 POWER ELECTRONICS 1: DEVICES ...the device characteristics and applications of thyristors, power transistors, and switching devices. (Prerequisite: 10-660-107, AC 1: Properties)
10-605-158 POWER ELECTRONICS 2: DRIVES ...power circuitry of AC and DC drives and basic setup and application of an industrial DC and AC drives to DC and AC motors.
10-606-109 AUTOMATION CAD 1 ...computer aided drawing packages specifically focused on the development and modification of electrical schematics utilized for controls of manufacturing equipment.
10-606-110 AUTOMATION CAD 2 ...in-depth investigation of more advanced functions and capabilities of CAD electrical drawing package.
10-620-100 FLUIDS 1: BASIC PNEUMATICS ...what fluid power is, differentiate between hydraulics and pneumatics, implement basic pneumatic circuits, utilize schematics, apply Pascal's Law, define properties of fluids, implement airflow control and hydraulics cylinder circuits.
10-620-101 FLUIDS 2: BASIC HYDRAULICS ...hydraulic pumps, basic hydraulics actuator circuits, hydraulic schematics, apply Pascal's Law, summarize the effects of fluids friction, define properties of hydraulic energy, design hydraulic circuits with directional control valves. (Corequisite: 10-620-100, Fluids 1: Basic Pneumatics)
10-620-140 MACHINE WIRING AND SAFETY ...introduction to machine wiring, including basic documentation, labeling, and wiring practices; an overview of NFPA 70 machinery, safety and installation standards.
10-620-159 POWER ELECTRONICS 3: DRIVES ...power circuitry of AC drives and application of industrial AC drives to AC motors. (Corequisite: 10-605-158, Power Electronics 2: Drives)
10-620-161 POWER ELECTRICITY 1: MOTORS ...DC motors and generator configuration, shunt, compound, and permanent magnet DC motor performance and characteristics.
10-620-162 POWER ELECTRICITY 2: MOTORS ...single and 3-phase AC Induction motors, specialty motor performance and characteristics, and three-phase power systems.. (Corequisite: 10-620-161, Power Electricity 1: Motors)
10-620-170 ROBOTICS - INTRODUCTION TO ...introductory study of the application, operation, programming and troubleshooting of industrial robots.
10-620-172 ROBOTIC VISION SYSTEMS ...setting up user frames, calibrating robot camera, identifying objects with robotic vision systems, creating programs using object identification.
10-660-101 DIGITAL 1: LOGIC ...AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, logic operation using switch logic, ladder logic, and gate logic. Simplification methods using Boolean theorems and Karnaugh Maps, and timing diagram analysis.
10-660-104 DC 1: INTRODUCTION ...introduction to the concepts of DC electricity and simple series circuits. Voltage, current, resistance, Ohm's Law, power and Kirchoff's Voltage Law are defined.
10-660-105 DC 2: CIRCUITS ...analysis of parallel and series-parallel circuits. Application of Kirchoff's Current Law to parallel circuit combinations. Introduction of current sources and source conversions. (Corequisites: 10-804-118, Interim Algebra w Apps OR equivalent; 10-660-104, DC 1: Intro)
10-660-107 AC 1: PROPERTIES ...introduction to the properties of capacitors and inductors including types and behavior in switching circuits. Inductor basics include a study of magnetic fields. (Prerequisite: 10-660-105, DC 2: Circuits; Corequisite: 10-804-196, Trigonometry w Apps)
10-660-108 AC 2: REACTANCE ...study of the way inductive, capacitive and resistive components behave in a circuit excited by a sine waveform. Effective and average values of the sinewave are derived. (Corequisite: 10-660-107, AC 1: Properties)
10-664-100 AUTOMATION 1: CONTROL LOGIC ...electric motor control components such as switches, relays, starters, transformers; and safely mount and install motor and motor control components and perform related wiring and troubleshooting of motor control circuits.
10-664-101 AUTOMATION 2: MOTOR CONTROL ...electric motor control components such as sensors, timers and counters. (Corequisite: 10-664-100, Automation 1: Control Logic)
10-664-102 AUTOMATION 3: PLC ...basic programmable logic controller programming and troubleshooting.
10-664-103 AUTOMATION 4: PLC ...troubleshooting a PLC system, applying Event Sequencing, developing PLC applications, applying timer instructions and counter instructions. (Corequisite: 10-664-102, Automation 3: PLC)
10-664-104 AUTOMATION 5: PLC ...application, troubleshooting, and implementation of program control, math and data move instructions, analog I/O modules, and producing a PLC program from specification. (Corequisite: 10-664-103, Automation 4: PLC)
10-664-105 AUTOMATION 6: PLC ...programming a PLC system to operate a discrete and analog process adhering to a functional specification or timing diagram. (Prerequisite: 10-664-104, Automation 5: PLC)
10-664-150 AUTOMATION 7: PLC ...timers, counters, and math instruction applications, creation of a function block program structure via written specification, and modification of existing PLC program to enhance operation utilizing advanced programming functions. (Prerequisite: 10-664-104, Automation 5: PLC)
10-664-151 AUTOMATION 8: HMI ...the functions of Human Machine Interface, Operator Interface Terminal software and generation of PLC program and screens adhering to written specification using Operator Interface Terminal and PLC software. (Corequisite: 10-664-105, Automation 6: PLC)
10-664-152 AUTOMATION 9: HMI ...advanced functions of Operator Interface Terminals, differentiation between Human Machine Interface and Operator Interface Terminal, basic setup, generation of PLC program, tags, and screen objects for Human Machine Interface system. (Corequisite: 10-664-151, Automation 8: HMI)
10-664-153 AUTOMATION 10: NETWORK ...industrial networks used in today's manufacturing environment and their foundation, proper system hardware of an industrial network installation, and use of an industrial network to communicate data via Industrial Ethernet. (Corequisite: 10-664-152, Automation 9: HMI)
10-664-160 CONTROL 1: DISCRETE SYSTEMS ...applications and utilization of motion feedback devices, force measurement devices, temperature sensors, and fluid measurement devices. (Prerequisite:10-664-102, Automation 3: PLC OR 10-664-104, Automation 5: PLC)
10-664-161 CONTROL 2: PROCESS SYSTEMS ...Open-loop versus closed-loop systems, industrial control systems, two-position control and its applications, PID control and its applications, and relationship between process response and proper mode of control. (Corequisite: 10-664-160, Control 1: Discrete Systems)
10-664-162 CONTROL 3: MOTION SYSTEMS ...hydraulic and pneumatic proportional/servo valves, servo motors, configuration and programming of an analog motion control system. (Corequisite: 10-664-161, Control 2: Process Systems)
10-664-163 CONTROL 4: DRIVE PERFORMANCE ...DC and AC drive system performance, specification of AC and DC drive control methods for given application, and integration of a drive system into a control network. (Prerequisite: 10-664-161, Control 2: Process Systems)
10-664-164 CONTROL 5: SERVO SYSTEMS ...motion control troubleshooting and fault recovery, advanced motion control programming, integration of motion control system and motion control network. (Corequisite: 10-664-163, Control 4: Drive Performance)
10-664-165 CONTROL 6: SERVO SYSTEMS ...development and verification of motion control components and programming given description of operation, and leading technologies for advanced motion control. (Corequisite: 10-664-164, Control 5: Servo Systems)
10-664-170 SAFETY DEVICES AND APPLICATIONS ...introduction to the function of commonly used machinery safety devices, wiring of these devices to complete safety circuits, overview of safety system design. (Prerequisites: 10-664-101, Automation 1: Control Logic)
10-664-189 AUTOMATION SYSTEMS INTEGRATION ...coordination and application of automation technologies into an integrated and automated manufacturing system. (Prerequisites:10-620-159, Power Electronics 3:Drives; 10-620-162, Power Electricity 2: Motors; 10-664-152, Automation 9: HMI; 10-664-162, Control 3: Motion Systems; 10-620-101, Fluids 2:Basic Hydraulics)
10-804-118 INTERM ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS ...algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Algebra=61 or ACT-Math 21 or 10-834-110, Elem Alg w/ Apps with "C" or better or equivalent AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 or ACT Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 4 cr.
10-809-198 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY ...survey of theoretical foundations of human behavior such as sensation and perception, motivation, emotions, learning, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, and human diversity in personal, social and vocational settings. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on study skills, college resources, goal setting, time management, and learning styles. Introduces concepts for self assessing learning and completing an Exit Assessment that provides evidence that learning took place. Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their programs. 1 cr.
10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills =75 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-804-196 TRIGONOMETRY WITH APPLICATIONS ...topics include circular functions, graphing of trigonometry functions, identities, equations, trigonometric functions of angles, inverse functions, solutions of triangles complex numbers, DeMoivre's Theorem, polar coordinates, and vectors. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-CM=63 or ACT-Math 24 or 10-804-118, Intermediate Alg w/ Apps with "C" or better AND Accuplacer Reading=55 or ACT Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Introduction to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-806-143 COLLEGE PHYSICS 1 ...presents the applications and theory of basic physics principles. This course emphasizes problem solving, laboratory investigation and applications. Topics include laboratory safety, unit conversions and analysis, kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, temperature, and heat. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Reading = 80 OR ACT-Reading = 17 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills AND Accuplacer Arithmetic=65 OR ACT Math=15 OR 10-834-109, Pre-Algebra w “C” or better or equivalent) 3 cr.
10-801-197 TECHNICAL REPORTING ...principles of report writing and correspondence, proposals, feasibility reports, progress reports, investigation reports, evaluation reports, meeting reports, memos, and correspondence. (Prerequisite: 10-801-136, English Composition I OR 10-801-195, Written Communication with “C” or better) 3 cr.
10-809-172 INTRO TO DIVERSITY STUDIES...basic American values of justice and equality by teaching vocabulary, history of immigration/conquest, transcultural communication, legal liability, multicultural majority/minority relations, ageism, sexism, gender, sexual orientation, the disabled/ADA. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.