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

Full Semester Courses
ENGL 121Composition I*3
First Eight Week Session
ELTE 110AC/DC Circuits*4
ELTE 115Print Reading*2
INDT 155Workplace Skills1
Second Eight Week Session
AET 110Industrial Maintenance*3
ELTE 122National Electrical Code I*4
Total Hours17

Spring Semester

Full Semester Courses
Technical Electives3
NOTE: Technical electives are any courses with the AUTO, CET, DRAF, ELEC, ELTE, HVAC, INDT, MFAB prefix.
Social Science and/or Economics Elective^3
First Eight Week Session
ELTE 200Commercial Wiring*4
INDT 125Industrial Safety/OSHA 303
Second Eight Week Session
AET 120Industrial Fluid Power*3
Total Hours16
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Fall Semester

AET 140Actuator and Sensor Systems*3
AET 160Programmable Logic Controllers I*3
ELTE 225Industrial Wiring I*3
MATH 130Technical Mathematics I* (or higher)3
HPER 200First Aid and CPR2
Humanities/Art Elective^3
Total Hours17
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Spring Semester

AET 240Industrial Robotics*3
AET 260Programmable Logic Controllers II*3
ELTE 175Low Voltage Wiring*3
ELTE 250Industrial Wiring II*3
MATH 131Technical Mathematics II* (or higher)3
Total Hours15

Total Program Hours: 65