Certificate of Completion in Automation Technology Level III

Automation Technology

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Automation Technology Level III

Academic Plan Code




Career Pathway

Associated Programs

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Automation Technology Level III program allows students to be to lead the technical efforts to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair most of the faults that would occur routinely in an automated system. People at this level are usually familiar with all electrical, system controls, and mechanical aspects of the system and would support the company team in the day-to-day supervision of the technical and procedural activities related to the equipment.

Program Prerequisites

Certificate of Completion in Automation Technology Levell II (Major Code 5630)

Admission Criteria:  Math assessment score placing students into MAT090 or higher, or permission by 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 ATP215 Digital and Analog Circuits 2
RC ATP222 Servo Systems 2
RC ATP290 Lean and Six Sigma Techniques 3
RC ENG111 Technical and Professional Writing 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.

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