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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics, Robotics & Automation, AAS

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The Electronics, Robotics & Automation program prepares students for a career as a technician in industrial manufacturing. At the end of the program, students should be able to diagnose and repair industrial equipment ranging from the basic motor control devices used in hard automation to the sophisticated industrial robots and computer-integrated manufacturing cells that utilize microprocessors for programming and servo control.

The curriculum includes both fundamental technologies and system applications. Upon program completion, students may seek employment maintaining plant equipment with area manufacturers, or with companies that produce process control or robotic devices.

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Location: Ankeny

Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Attend any required information/registration session.
  3. Satisfy the required assessment by taking the reading and English COMPASS test or equivalent.
  4. Minimum COMPASS algebra score of 46, or minimum ACT math score of 19, or completion of MAT 063  with a grade of “C” or higher.
  5. Successful completion of CSC 110 - Intro to Computers  or equivalent or approval of the program counselor.

Students start Fall semester.

Graduation Requirements

To earn an Electronics, Robotics & Automation AAS degree, a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Required Courses

Semester 2

Semester 4

Additional Courses

The following courses may also be completed to fulfill the Option 3 requirement, provided students obtain instructor permission after an evaluation of course prerequisites and student educational background.

Total Credits Required to Complete this AAS Degree - 77

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