Automation and Control Technology is an instructional program that provides the student with technical knowledge and skills necessary for gaining employment as an automated manufacturing systems technician in maintenance diagnostics, engineering, or production in an automated manufacturing environment. The focus of this program is on electricity/electronics, fluid power, motors and controllers, programmable controls, interfacing techniques, instrumentation, and automated processes.
This curriculum is designed as a two-year technical program. The Associate of Applied Degree in Automation and Control Technology will be awarded at the culmination of a minimum of 64 semester hours of satisfactory study. Graduates of the program will be qualified to seek employment as entry level electronics, instrumentation, robotics, automation, and maintenance technicians. Students who graduate from the program will also be better prepared to continue their education in advanced-engineering related fields.
Special admission requirements:
1. Minimum ACT composite of 14.
2. Meet requirements for Intermediate Algebra.