Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3544
First Term: 2007 Fall      
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 64
CIP Code: 15.0403

Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 17-3024 

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Electro-mechanical Automation Technology prepares students to work as electro-mechanical automation technicians in industrial and commercial companies, using equipment that incorporates mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, optical, and thermal devices. The program provides a broad algebra-based background required for a career in electro-mechanical automation technology.

Required Courses
DFT114 Machine Trades Blueprint Reading 3
+ DFT252AA Computer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD 3
ELE111 Circuit Analysis I 4
+ ELE121 Solid-State Devices and Circuits I 4
+ ELE223 Industrial Electronics Circuits and Systems 4
+ ELE251 Electronic Measurements 3
GTC104 Manufacturing Processes 4
GTC106AA Industrial Safety 2
+ GTC181 Introduction to Fluid Power 3
+ GTC185 Electro-Mechanical Devices 4
+ GTC/MIT209 Automated Manufacturing 3
+ GTC266 Solids Modeling 3
+ GTC272 Automated Control Systems (PLC Application) 3
+ GTC273 Industrial Automations Controls and System Integration 3
Credits: 46

Program Competencies
1. Interpret technical drawings common to manufacturing. (DFT114)
2. Set up and operate CAD system to generate drawings. (DFT252AA)
3. Apply Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s laws to the solution of DC circuits and networks. (ELE111)
4 Apply small signal analysis to bipolar and field-effect transistor circuits, and multistage amplifiers. (ELE121)
5. To graphically model manufacturing simulations. (GTC266)
6. Describe the operation of industrial electronic circuits containing thyristors, photoelectric devices, relays or servomechanisms. (ELE223)
7. Properly use standard electronic test equipment in the laboratory environment. (ELE251)
8. Identify the processes of machining, forming, casting, joining (assembly), and conditioning as they relate to the conversion of materials to finished products. (GTC104)
9. Develop an appreciation of safe work habits. (GTC106AA)
10 Identify and apply the fundamental laws, principles, and applications of hydraulic and pneumatic devices. (GTC181)
11. Describe the operation and application of various electromechanical devices. (GTC185)
12. Identify the use of automated systems including CIM, N/C and CAD/CAM in the manufacturing environment. (GTC209)
13. Apply the scientific method of inquiry and deduction relating the laws, theories, and axioms of electronics to specific laboratory experiments. (LABS)
14. Apply timers, counters, latches, etc., to sequential process control. (GTC272)
15. Apply Industrial automation networking to automation systems. (GTC273)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5-22-07

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