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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Electromechanical Automation Technology
Major: 5546
First Term: 2007 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 29
CIPS Code: 15.0403
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Electromechanical 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.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 11
 ELE100Concepts of Electricity and Electronics3
 ELE101Beginning Algebra for Technology3
 ELE105Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology5
Required Courses
 Credits: 29
 DFT114Machine Trades Blueprint Reading3
+DFT252AAComputer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD3
+ELE111Circuit Analysis I4
+ELE121Solid-State Devices and Circuits I4
 GTC106AAIndustrial Safety2
+GTC181Introduction to Fluid Power3
+GTC185Electro-Mechanical Devices4
+GTC/MIT209Automated Manufacturing3
+GTC272Automated Control Systems (PLC Applications)3

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.Develop an appreciation of safe work habits. (GTC106AA)
6.Identify and apply the fundamental laws, principles, and applications of hydraulic and pneumatic devices. (GTC181)
7.Describe the operation and application of various electromechanical devices. (GTC185)
8.Identify the use of automated systems including CIM, N/C and CAD/CAM in the manufacturing environment. (GTC209)
9.Apply timers, counters, latches, etc., to sequential process control. (GTC272)