Certificate of Completion in Electromechanical Automation Technology

Automation Technology

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Electromechanical Automation Technology

Academic Plan Code




Career Pathway

Associated Programs

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Electromechanical Automation Technology prepares students to work as electro-mechanical automation technicians in industrial and commercial companies, using equipment that incorporates mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, optical, and thermal devices.

Program Prerequisites

ELE100 and ELE101 and ELE105.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses (RC) area

Term 1

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC DFT114 Machine Trades Blueprint Reading 3
RC DFT252AA Computer Aided Drafting I: Autocad 3
RC ELE111 Circuit Analysis I 4
RC GTC185 Electro-Mechanical Devices 4

Term 2

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC ELE121 Solid-State Devices And Circuits I 4
RC GTC106AA Industrial Safety 2
RC GTC181 Introduction to Fluid Power 3
RC GTC209 or
Automated Manufacturing 3
RC GTC272 Automated Control Systems (PLC Applications) 3

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Certificate of Completion in Electromechanical Automation Technology (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=23853).