Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Robotics and Automation Technology

Industrial Robotics and Automation Technology
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This is an archived pathway map for a previous catalog year, 2018-2019 (5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019). If you wish to see the current version that is meant for current and future students, a link is available below:

Industrial Robotics and Automation Technology

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Industrial Robotics and Automation Technology prepares students to work with a variety of automated electro-mechanical, product assembly, process control, and product distribution systems that use programmable controls and other methodologies to accomplish system management. These systems utilize, but are not limited to, robotic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, optical, and thermal devices. The Automation Technician will gain the skills through this program to define, integrate, install, program, and maintain complex control systems.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Associate Degree
Academic Plan
Industrial Robotics and Automation Technology (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3000
Total Credits Required
60-66
Catalog Year
2018-2019
Effective Dates
5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor to determine educational requirements, including possible university transfer options, for your chosen career field.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ATP100 Introduction to Manufacturing and Programmable Logic Controllers RC 3
ATP106 Industrial Electrical Systems RC 3
ATP111 Mechanical Systems and Maintenance RC 3
ATP115 Fluid Power RC 3
ENG101 First-Year Composition FYC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ATP201 Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Systems RC 3
ATP205 Electric Motors and Controls RC 3
ATP210 Process Control RC 3
ENG111 Technical and Professional Writing ENG102 is acceptable only if ENG111 is not available FYC 3
MAT120 or
MAT121 or
MAT122
Intermediate Algebra or Intermediate Algebra or Intermediate Algebra OR equivalent or satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course MA 3–5

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ATP123 Electrical Wiring J-STD Soldering Certification RC 3
ATP215 Automation System Integration RC 2
ATP225 RC
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems RC 3
GTC106 or
MIT106 or
OSH106
Industrial Safety or MIT106 or Industrial Safety RC 2
ELE173 Fabrication Techniques RC 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM110 Interpersonal Communication COM 3
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking OR equivalent as indicated by assessment CR 3
Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area HU 3
Social and Behavioral Any approval Social and Behavioral SB 3
Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area NS 4

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Disclaimer

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

This Course Sequence is a “shared” program or a program that is offered at multiple Maricopa colleges. The colleges offering the program collaborate on the sequencing of the courses. However, since each college may differ in course scheduling and faculty availability, Course Sequences may vary by college, but should not impact program applicability or transfer.

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

This degree is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Associate in Applied Science in Industrial Robotics and Automation Technology (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=124548).