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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automated Systems Certificate

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More information available on our Robotics and Automation Systems Technology website.

Students will learn the fundamentals of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) as they are applied in robotics and automation. Students also learn to test, repair, certify, and troubleshoot LAN and how to study, construct, test, and evaluate basic industrial control systems and common industrial processes.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Automated Systems certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Interpret working drawings for various industries
  • Interpret and draw wire diagrams, schematics, and ladder logic diagrams to implement automation systems
  • Build, troubleshoot, and repair fiber optic networks and LANs
  • Operate, program, maintain, troubleshoot PLCs
  • Test and control common industrial processes using a variety of techniques and instruments (e.g., motors, generators, regulators, sensors, transducers)
  • Troubleshoot digital circuits
  • Construct, test, and troubleshoot electronic circuits
  • Program, maintain, and troubleshoot advanced automated systems

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