Automation Engineering Technology (AAS) A40120 - Cleveland CC Shelby

Automation Engineering Technology (AAS) A40120

The Automation Engineering Technology program is a course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to develop, install, calibrate, modify and maintain automated systems. Includes instruction in computer systems; electronics and instrumentation; programmable logic controllers (PLCs); electric, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems; actuator and sensor systems; process control; robotics; and applications to specific industrial tasks.

Graduates of this curriculum will be prepared for employment in industries that utilize control systems, computer hardware and software, electrical, mechanical and electromechanical devices in their automation systems.

Automation Engineering Technology (AAS) A40120

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
ATR-112 - Intro to Automation 2 3 3 fall
ATR-211 - Robot Programming 2 3 3 spring
ATR-215 - Sensors and Transducers 2 3 3 fall
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
EGR-131 - Intro to Electronics Tech 1 2 2 fall
ELC-117 - Motors and Controls 2 6 4 spring
ELC-128 - Intro to PLC 2 3 3 fall
ELC-131 - Circuit Analysis I 3 3 4 fall
ELC-133 - Circuit Analysis II 3 3 4 spring
ELC-228 - PLC Applications 2 6 4 spring
ELN-133 - Digital Electronics 3 3 4 spring
HYD-110 - Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 2 3 3 fall
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
PCI-171 - Fieldbus Systems 3 3 4 fall

Major Electives: Select 2 hours

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 spring
WBL-112 - Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer
WLD-112 - Basic Welding Processes 1 3 2 spring

Total Major Hours: 49

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(COM 110 or higher)
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(HUM 110 or higher)

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 3 fall, spring
(MAT 121 or higher)
PHY-121 - Applied Physics I 3 2 4 fall, spring

Total General Education Hours: 15-16

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
ATR-112 - Intro to Automation 2 3 3 fall
EGR-131 - Intro to Electronics Tech 1 2 2 fall
ELC-131 - Circuit Analysis I 3 3 4 fall
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HYD-110 - Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 2 3 3 fall
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
ELC-117 - Motors and Controls 2 6 4 spring
ELC-133 - Circuit Analysis II 3 3 4 spring
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course* 3-4

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ATR-215 - Sensors and Transducers 2 3 3 fall
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(COM 110 or higher)
ELC-128 - Intro to PLC 2 3 3 fall
PCI-171 - Fieldbus Systems 3 3 4 fall
Social/Behavioral Sciences Course* 3
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ATR-211 - Robot Programming 2 3 3 spring
ELC-228 - PLC Applications 2 6 4 spring
ELN-133 - Digital Electronics 3 3 4 spring
Humanities/Fine Arts Course* 3
Major Elective* 2

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 64-65

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