Certificate of Completion in Automation Technology Level I

Automation Technology

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Automation Technology Level I

Academic Plan Code




Career Pathway

Associated Programs

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Automation Technology Level I program introduces the student to automated systems used by companies to produce a variety of products. The emphasis is on the student awareness of the many issues a company must deal with when employing automation and the issues related to control of the equipment.

Program Prerequisites

Admission Criteria:  Math assessment score on District placement exam placing students into MAT090 or higher, or permission of department.

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

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC ATP101 Introduction to Automated Systems and Robotics 2
RC ATP105 Engineering Documentation 2
RC CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
RC ENG101 First-Year Composition 3

Term 2

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC ATP110 Basic Manufacturing Processes 2
RC COM100 Introduction to Human Communication 3
RC GTC106 or
FAC106 or
MIT106 or
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety

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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.

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