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curriculum document Industrial Electronics Technology (CERT B)
curriculum document Industrial Mechanical Maintenance (CERT A)

Why This Program?

Manufacturing and industrial processes rely on a series of complex operations, which are regulated using instrumentation and control devices.  Increasingly these systems, instrument s and controls use programmable response and action devices-automation.  Electronic engineering technicians install, program and repair automated equipment and systems to ensure the highest and most consistent quality from manufactured products. They are essential to virtually every manufacturing process.

Brief Explanation

This program is designed to prepare students to develop and maintain industrial programmable logic control and process control systems in various manufacturing facilities. Graduates will be able to troubleshoot control systems to a modular component level, including input and output devices, process sensors, controllers, and auxiliary devices. They will configure and modify various computer-bases data acquisition and report generating applications.

Program Outcomes

1. Describe and identify hazards working with electrical wiring.
2. Explain ladder logic diagrams.
3. Describe the operating characteristics and applications of electrical devices.
4. Set up, operate, and maintain electrical devices.
5. Apply electrical troubleshooting techniques.
6. Diagnose and analyze problems in electrical systems.
7. Measure electrical units as applied to AC and DC circuits.
8. Evaluate problems in electronic components.
9. Describe PLC terminology as applied to industrial controls.