Automated Packaging Systems Technician Curriculum

Automated Packaging System Technician Curriculum


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Automated Packaging Systems Technician

Spring 2018 - Term 2 Suggested Course List

Automated Packaging Systems Technician

Spring 2018 - Term 4 Suggested Course List

Automated Packaging Systems Technician Pathway

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Automated Packaging Systems Technician Pathway

2017-18 Curriculum Checklist

Summer 2018 Tentative Class Offerings

Note: This is a combined list of all Summer 2018 offerings. Please make sure you are selecting a course that is needed for your program. Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

32414335
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is an introduction to electricity. The focus will be on direct current as used in industry. You will learn the basics of series, parallel and combination circuits. You will develop skills in circuit analysis, and electrical measurement using a digital multimeter.
32414336
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is an introduction to alternating current electricity as used in industry. You will study series and parallel alternating current circuits that contain inductance and capacitance, as well as, single and three phase transformers, direct current, single phase and three phase motors. PREREQUISITE: 32414335 DC Electricity.
32414380
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course will provide a foundation for working with microprocessor controls. Students will learn the theory and application of electrical principles as they are applied to control systems found in industry. The learner will use trainers and machine components to provide recognition and understanding of modern microprocessor-based control systems. PREREQUISITE: 32454345 Packaging Systems Equipment Control.
32420314
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This lab-based course will provide instruction in shop safety, measuring, print reading, and basic setup and operation of saws, mills, and lathes.
32449305
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UGRD
| 1 CR
The student will learn the United States labor law and safe work practices with employee training requirements. The proper use of safety equipment and personal application of safe working habits will be emphasized. Students who work with chemical hazards and use power tools are exposed to a variety of safety concerns that require the use of guidelines and regulations. Medical attention and response to emergencies is also an important procedure to preserve human life and prevent disease.
32454340
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UGRD
| 3 CR
You will learn to research and locate suppliers for mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and automation components that are required to maintain and repair equipment. You will learn to read machine electrical diagrams and trace control circuits using a digital multimeter. COREQUISITE: 32449305 General Safety.
32454341
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course develops the skills required for the implementation of vacuum, air, and oil used to transmit force for performing useful functions on machines. Students will apply symbols to components and connect components to understand the assembly, operation, and maintenance of fluid power systems. The transmission of force is used in a variety of applications and can be hazardous to individuals who do not understand the related laws of physics. COREQUISITE: 32449305 General Safety.
32454343
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UGRD
| 5 CR
The student will learn to plan, organize, and perform various tasks for the repair of packaging machines. Individuals and groups will disassemble mechanical components on packaging equipment simulating the work environment. Rebuilding and repairing machines gives students the opportunity to develop mechanical skill and see the potential problems that may require maintenance on packaging machinery. PREREQUISITE: 32454347 Electromechanical Componentry
32454344
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course covers an introduction and use of engineering drawings used to represent machines components. Students will draw sketches and develop interpretation skills required for the correct translation of machine drawings. Students will sketch electrical and control systems symbols that are used in electrical diagrams. COREQUISITES: 32449305 General Safety and 32454340 Packaging Machine Maintenance.
32454345
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course gives the students the opportunity to perform the selection, design, installation, and operation of control systems found on automated packaging machines. The student will work with many types of components to gain recognition and skill development in the correct installation of electrical control systems. The modern control system requires specialized skills that are useful for understanding high technology applications such as robotics and climate control. PREREQUISITES: 32449305 General Safety and 32414335 DC Electricity.
32454347
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UGRD
| 4 CR
This course will develop an understanding of the skills necessary for the application of electromechanical components used in machine control systems. You will have the opportunity to simulate a control system by wiring and testing circuits that use control system devices. PREREQUISITE: 32454345 Packaging Systems Equipment Control.
32454348
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UGRD
| 2 CR
The learner will develop the skills necessary for troubleshooting by analyzing the process of problem solving. You will perform troubleshooting procedures on components, machines, and systems. You will learn to think critically as an individual and as a member of a team. Prior knowledge of machine controls is required. PREREQUISITE: 32454347 Electromechanical Componentry.
32454349
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UGRD
| 5 CR
The learner will develop skills necessary to plan, install, and perform system checkouts. You will develop a schedule to simulate a machine installation, provide operator training, and develop a team approach to the installation. A variety of packaging machines will be used for the installation projects. A successful installation requires proper planning, teamwork, and the ability to analyze the machine’s performance. PREREQUISITE: 32454347 Electromechanical Componentry.
32454357
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UGRD
| 2 CR
The learner will develop skills necessary to install, maintain, and repair mechanical drive system components. The learner will use machine components to develop skills for installing and repairing defective mechanical drive systems. The correct installation and maintenance is required for trouble-free operation. COREQUISITE: 32454345 Packaging Systems Equipment and Control.
32454359
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UGRD
| 2 CR
You will learn about glass, metal, paper and plastic materials that are used in the packaging industry. Each material has special properties that provide benefits for packaging various products. You will learn about the processes that are used to create these materials as they are used in the packaging industry. PREREQUISITE: 32454347 Electromechanical Componentry.
32454362
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
You will learn how to select materials, fabricate parts, and perform quality assurance used in a manufacturing environment. Students will perform a variety of tasks to develop skills necessary for the manufacturing of components. Manufacturing is a fast-paced, highly technical, and globally competitive industry that requires a basic understanding of manufacturing principles. COREQUISITE: 32449305 General Safety.
32454364
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UGRD
| 2 CR
The student will learn the application of motion controllers used in industry that accurately control position or speed. The student will select the correct motion controller from application requirements as used in industry. Performance will include the installation, connection, configuring, and troubleshooting of basic motion controllers. PREREQUISITE: 32454347 Electromechanical Componentry.
32454366
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course presents an overview of robotics in practice and research with topics including vision, motion planning, mobile mechanisms, kinematics, inverse kinematics, and sensors. PREREQUISITES: 32414335 DC Electricity and 32414336 AC Electricity.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 2 FOLLOWING COURSES:

32150300
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course provides students with an introduction to basic Information Technology concepts. Students will learn to identify and install basic PC hardware components, install a desktop operating system, and configure and use its utilities and tools. Also covered is understanding basic network communication, including identifying network devices and identifying, creating, and testing common Ethernet cables.
10150139
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
The IT Essentials (ITE) course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, mobile devices, security and networking concepts, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. The latest release includes mobile devices, Linux, and client side virtualization, as well as expanded information about Microsoft Windows operating systems, security, networking, and troubleshooting. This course covers materials on the CompTia A+ certification exam.

Required General Studies Courses

32442307
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
Instruction in safe setup and operation of plasma cutting (PAC), oxy-fuel cutting (OFC), SMAW (Stick), GMAW (Mig), FCAW, and/or GTAW (Tig) welding in applications related to general industry practices. Selection of appropriate welding processes with a specific emphasis on typical repair situations including metal identification will be stressed.
32801361
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This basic communication course focuses on effective listening, speaking, reading, and writing in life and at work. Students demonstrate their skills both individually and in groups. Students also produce such employment documents as a cover letter, a resume, and a preliminary job portfolio. PREREQUISITE: Established score on placement assessment or COREQUISITE: 76851750 Writing Foundations for Trades.
32801363
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course fully explores effective listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the workplace. Students take notes, deliver presentations, work in groups, and write program-related documents. Students also complete professional portfolios, making them interview ready. PREREQUISITE: 32801361 Applied Communications 1.
32804355
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This technical diploma course begins with a short review of basic arithmetic skills and continues with the application of these skills. Problem solving involving fractional and decimal dimensions is emphasized. The course also includes introductory algebra with emphasis on utilization of formulas including work with signed numbers. First-degree equation solution is also emphasized. PREREQUISITE: Established score on placement assessment or COREQUISITE:
76854750 Math Foundations for Trades.
32804364
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This technical diploma course is a continuation of Math 355. Topics covered include the basic geometry of plane and solid figures, right-triangle trigonometry, oblique-triangle trigonometry, and applications of these topics to trade and industry programs. PREREQUISITE: 32804355 Math 355.
32809371
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
A course designed to give students insight into how their own personality and abilities affect their own relationships with others at work, in the family, and in society. Areas stressed include presenting a professional image in seeking employment, developing a positive work attitude, and an awareness of personal adjustments needed to succeed on any new job.
32890305
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course will allow the learner to develop skills in research, evaluation, selection, and preparation of information resources useful to their career area. Learners will use various information resources, including computer software applications to develop sound information research strategies. Learners will be exposed to ethical use of information, information provided by various methods and stored in various management formats, communicating by e-mail, developing search and selection of information resources, analysis, and use of results. This discussion- and lab-based course will use individual and group work to search and share information resources. Competencies learned in this course will be able to be applied in other courses within your program and will continue to be valuable in lifelong learning. You should have experience in keyboarding and basic computer skills for this course.

Total: 67 Credits


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