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. 

(Major Code 2050; CIP Code 15.0406)

Automation Engineer Technology Program web page

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Fall Semester

AET 110Industrial Maintenance3
AET 122Industrial Code3
ELTE 110AC/DC Circuits4
MATH 130Technical Mathematics I* (or higher)3
Humanities Elective^3
Total Hours16

Spring Semester

AET 120Industrial Fluid Power3
AET 185LAN Cabling and Installation3
CMGT 100Industrial Safety/OSHA-303
COMS 155Workplace Skills1
MATH 131Technical Mathematics II* (or higher)3
MFAB 124Introduction to Welding3
Total Hours16

Fall Semester

Program Elective (see below)3
AET 140Actuator and Sensor Systems*3
AET 240Industrial Robotics*3
AET 255Motor Controls and Variable Frequency Drives*3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
Total Hours15

Spring Semester

Program Elective (see below)6
AET 160Programmable Logic Controllers I*3
AET 260Programmable Logic Controllers II*3
Social and Behavioral and Sciences Elective3
Total Hours15

Total Program Hours: 62

Program Electives

DRAF 129Interpreting Architectural Drawings2
DRAF 130Introduction to CAD Concepts - AutoCAD*3
ELEC 125Digital Electronics I4
IT 141Introduction to Networks3
IT 150Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials*3
MFAB 128Basic Machine Tool Technology3
MFAB 255Advanced Machine Tool Technology*3

This course has registration requirements. 


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