Electrical Technology - Automation Controls

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
2003
Program Code
AUTOCNTRL.CA
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Mark Siedlik: 313-845-6353, msiedlik@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-115E

Program Description

Description

Geared toward people working in industry that need the skills directly related to their job in industrial controls. Also Electrical Engineers, who may have a theoretical four year degree, may want to consider taking some of the classes in the certificate; especially ELEC 245- Programmable Controllers and ELEC 260-Automation Controls and Robotics. This certificate can be earned while pursuing an Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to apply laws to the design, construction, analysis, and measurement of electric, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
  2. Interpret and develop technical drawing, schematics and diagrams.
  3. Perform electrical/mechanical assembly/dis-assembly, repair, troubleshoot, and calibration of components and devices.
  4. Apply electrical/mechanical laws to the operation and control of machines.
  5. Apply critical thinking skills to solving problems.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to communicate and perform in a team environment.
  7. Students will be Able to develop PLC, HMI, Robot programs for the control of electro/mechanical systems.

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
20.00
Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in 32 weeks.

This program will cost $4,671 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical debt upon graduation is not available.

The State of Michigan does not have licensure requirements for this profession.

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