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Automation CCC

Automation Overview (6553)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem.aspx

Program Description

The Automation College Credit Certificate program is designed for the student who is seeking entry into the field of engineering technology with a focus on automation in manufacturing. It is also designed for employees in this field who seek further education and career advancement.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

15 credit hours. The program can be completed in three semesters (52 weeks), assuming the student has the prerequisite courses completed.

Location

This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean, mercerb@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5416

Eva Suarez, Department Chair, suareze@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5727

Pat Castro, Administrative Assistant, castrop@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5726

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in entry-level positions in advanced manufacturing. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, manufacturing technician, automation technician, engineering assistant, and technologist. For the best opportunities, students are encouraged to complete the A.S. degree program in Engineering Technology.

Career Path Notes

Courses from this program transfer to the Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Associate in Science degree program at Palm Beach State College. For more information, consult the program webpage, catalog page or program personnel.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 15)

CET2117CMicroprocessors and Digital Logic (AS)

3 Credits

CET2127CProgrammable Logic Controllers (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2520CProcess Measurement Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2530CProcess Control Technology (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2680CMechatronics (AS)

3 Credits

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9)

CET2117CMicroprocessors and Digital Logic (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2520CProcess Measurement Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2530CProcess Control Technology (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 3)

CET2127CProgrammable Logic Controllers (AS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 3)

ETS2680CMechatronics (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 15