Associate in Applied Science in Electromechanical Automation Technology

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Academic Plan

AAS Electromechanical Automation Technology

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

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Electro-mechanical 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. The program provides a broad algebra-based background required for a career in electro-mechanical automation technology.

Program Prerequisites Credits: 11

ELE100Concepts of Electricity and Electronics3
ELE101Beginning Algebra for Technology3
ELE105Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology5

Required Courses Credits: 46

DFT114Machine Trades Blueprint Reading3
DFT252AAComputer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD3
ELE111Circuit Analysis I4
ELE121Solid-State Devices and Circuits I4
ELE223Industrial Electronics Circuits and Systems4
ELE251Electronic Measurements3
GTC104Manufacturing Processes4
GTC106AAIndustrial Safety2
GTC181Introduction to Fluid Power3
GTC185Electro-Mechanical Devices4
GTC/MIT209Automated Manufacturing3
GTC266Solids Modeling3
GTC272Automated Control Systems (PLC Application)3
GTC273Industrial Automations Controls and System Integration3

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 18
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
Any approved general education course in the First-Year Composition area
Oral Communication Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area
Critical Reading Credits: 3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR equivalent as indicated by assessment
Math Credits: 0
Met by ELE105 in Program Prerequisite area
Humanities and Fine Arts Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area
Natural Sciences Credits: 0
Met by ELE111, ELE121, ELE223, in Required Courses area
Social and Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.

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Major: 3544
First Term: 2007 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 64
CIPS code: 15.0403
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00