Automation Engineering Technology Diploma (D40120) - Cleveland CC

Automation Engineering Technology Diploma (D40120)

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. The 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 Diploma (D40120)

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-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
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring

Major Electives: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ELC-117 - Motors and Controls 2 6 4 spring
WBL-112 - Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer

Total Major Hours: 30-32

General Education Courses

Communications: Select One

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

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: 6-7

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
ATR-215 - Sensors and Transducers 2 3 3 fall
EGR-131 - Intro to Electronics Tech 1 2 2 fall
ELC-128 - Intro to PLC 2 3 3 fall
ELC-131 - Circuit Analysis I 3 3 4 fall

Spring Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ATR-211 - Robot Programming 2 3 3 spring
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
ELC-133 - Circuit Analysis II 3 3 4 spring
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
Major Elective* 2-4

Summer Term

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
Communications Course* 3
Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course* 3-4

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36-39

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