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Industrial Electronics Technology - CERT

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Tim EVANS (620)728-8141
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Cynthia RAPP (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This certificate requires 36 credit hours.

First Semester

Course Title Credits
AE100 AC/DC Circuits 4

Introductory course on electrical and electronic theory and their applications to alternating and direct current circuits for beginning students with no formal experience in electricity or electronics.

AE105 Industrial Wiring 3

Introductory course on commercial and industrial wiring and conduit fabrication. Students will calculate the size of electrical loads and determine wiring applications for supply, feeder and branch circuits as they implement code requirements.

ME106 Industrial Fluid Power 3

Theory of hydraulic and small pneumatic components; function of cylinders, valves, pumps and hydraulic motors and their interrelationship in power application; controls for these systems.

ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls 3

Principles and operations of motor controls with emphasis on maintenance, operation, and utilization.

TR100 Technical Math 3

Review of basic math principles, through fraction and decimal measurements and equivalents, ratios, powers and roots, and basic geometry for industrial technology program majors assessing 3 or lower with WorkKeys Applied Math; 24 or lower with Accuplacer; 39 or lower with Compass.

Industrial Safety Electives 2
Course Title Credits
ME108 Occupational Safety 2.00

TR121 General Industrial Safety/OSHA10 1.00

Semester Total - 18

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
AE150 Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) 3

This course examines types, installation and troubleshooting of programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Hardware and programming aspects, as well as ladder logic symbols and operations necessary to develop a PLC program, are also covered.
Pre-Reqs: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

AE155 Electrical Maintenance 3

Operation, application, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical equipment including transformers, relays, motor controls and wiring with emphasis on diagnostic troubleshooting.
Pre-Reqs: AE208 National Electrical Code

AE200 Variable Frequency Drives and Electric Motors 3

This class is designed for any person requiring a general knowledge and understanding of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), electric motors and DC drives.
Pre-Reqs: AE100 AC/DC Circuits

AE208 National Electrical Code 3

Introductory course on the use and interpretation of the current National Electrical Code.

Industrial Electronics Technical Electives 6
Course Title Credits
AE205 Intermediate Programmable Logic Controllers 3.00

AE250 Distributed/Integrated Control Systems 3.00

AE252 Control Systems Development 3.00

AE255 Industrial Robotics 3.00

ME102 Fundamental AC Theory 3.00

ME105 Fundamentals of Instrumentation 3.00

ME107 Manufacturing Management 3.00

ME112 Fundamentals of AC Circuits/Control 3.00

ME114 Renewable Energy Technology 3.00

ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning 4.00

ME115C Residential Heating and Air Conditioning 4.00

ME116 Commercial Refrigeration 4.00

ME116C Commercial Refrigeration 4.00

ME117 Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning 4.00

ME118 Renewable Energy Technology Systems Analysis 4.00

ME124 Renewable Energy Technology Maintenance 4.00

ME125 Engineering Technology Internship 3.00

ME128 HVAC Applications 3.00

ME129 Mechanical Maintenance Skills 2.00

ME130 HVAC Control Systems 4.00

ME131 Refrigerant Handling Certification 1.00

ME132 HVAC Load Calculations 1.00

ME133 HVAC Duct Sizing 1.00

ME134 HVAC Code Requirements 1.00

ME135 Industrial Seminar 1.00

ME140 Low Pressure Boilers 3.00

Semester Total - 18

This is a suggested sequence of courses based on the average student load. Not all courses are offered every semester. Consult with your advisor for more information.
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