Automation Engineer Technology, AAS

The Automation Engineer Technology program prepares individuals to develop, install and maintain automated systems used in an industrial setting. Topics of study include electrical systems, instrumentation and process control, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), fluid power systems, industrial robotics and preventative maintenance. At the end of the program, students will sit for the International Society of Automation (ISA) Control Systems Technician (CST) Associate examination.

(Major Code 2050; State CIP Code 15.0406)

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Fall Semester

AET 110Industrial Maintenance3
ELTE 110AC/DC Circuits*4
ELTE 115Print Reading*2
ELTE 122National Electrical Code I*4
INDT 155Workplace Skills1
MATH 130Technical Mathematics I* (or higher)3
Total Hours17

Spring Semester

AET 120Industrial Fluid Power3
ELEC 185LAN Cabling and Installation3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
INDT 125Industrial Safety/OSHA 303
MFAB 124Introduction to Welding3
Total Hours15

Fall Semester

AET 140Actuator and Sensor Systems*3
AET 160Programmable Logic Controllers I*3
ELTE 225Industrial Wiring I*3
MATH 131Technical Mathematics II* (or higher)3
Humanities/Art Elective^3
Total Hours15

Spring Semester

Technical Electives3
NOTE: Technical electives are any courses with the AUTO, CET, DRAF, ELEC, ELTE, HVAC, INDT, MFAB prefix.
AET 240Industrial Robotics*3
AET 260Programmable Logic Controllers II*3
ELTE 250Industrial Wiring II*3
Social Science and/or Economics Elective3
Total Hours15

Total Program Hours: 62