Automation for Industrial Systems Curriculum

Automation for Industrial Systems Curriculum


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Automation for Industrial Systems

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Automation for Industrial Systems

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Automation for Industrial Systems (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

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Automation for Industrial Systems (Spring 2019 - Term 4)

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Automation for Industrial Systems Pathway

2018-19

Automation for Industrial Systems Pathway Checklist

2019-20


Required Program Courses

10150111
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Cisco CCNA 1 Introduction to Networks (ITN) covers networking architecture, structure, and functions. The course introduces IPv4 and IPv6 addressing structure and design, the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations, the OSI and TCP/IP models and associated protocols to set a strong networking foundation. Wireshark is used to examine protocols on the network. Students configure and troubleshoot routers (IOS), switches and clients for a basic network.
10150113
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Cisco CCNA 2 Routing and Switching Essentials (RSE) covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure, device management, switch ports, security, VLANs, Static and Dynamic routing, DHCP (v4 and v6), NAT and ACLs on routers and switches. At the completion of this course student may achieve a discount voucher for the CCENT certification exam. PREREQUISITE: 10150111 Cisco CCNA 1 Introduction to Networks.
10150117
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides students with training in the configuration of services in a Microsoft Server environment. Students will learn how to setup and troubleshoot DHCP, DNS, printing, file sharing, and remote access services. Microsoft file permissions will be examined and Active Directory will be introduced. Other topics include Windows Firewall, Network Access Protection, and IPv6. PREREQUISITE: 10154149 Windows Operating Systems.
10150139
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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.
10154103
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In this course the Linux operating system is examined in-depth with emphasis on features, capabilities, tools, and configurations including an introduction to network configurations. Additional topics will examine other operating systems like MAC OS.
10154149
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UGRD
| 3 CR
A review of the most common command line operations and study of more advanced commands necessary to configure the Windows operating system for a variety of environments. Topics to be studied include creating directories, batch files, menus, custom configurations, file management, multitasking, windowing, security, and disk management utilities. There will be an introduction to usage, configuration, and tools of the Windows operating system.
10605167
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Electricity 1 is a lecture/hands-on course designed to introduce students to basic electrical terminology, laws, concepts, instrumentation, and application. Hands-on activities will be stressed to reinforce electrical concepts related to practical applications dealing with computer networks. Topics covered will include electrical safety, terminology and symbols, electrical laws, basic circuits, multimeter use, DC power supplies, and troubleshooting. Critical-thinking skills are emphasized to develop competencies in problem solving and troubleshooting. COREQUISITE: 10804113 College Technical Mathematics 1A or 10804115 College Technical Math 1.
10605168
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of alternating current. Emphasis is placed on circuit analysis and problem-solving skills necessary for the maintenance of modern industrial electric systems. PREREQUISITE: 10605167 Electricity 1.
10631100
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UGRD
| 2 CR
The Introduction to Process Control course explains the function of basic devices for measuring and controlling different kinds of variables in process control. It introduces closed-loop control, PID functions, analog and digital devices, and control system applications. It also covers instrumentation symbols and the interpretation and use of process diagrams.
10631102
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UGRD
| 2 CR
The Industrial Power Electronics course is a hands-on course dealing with the electronics that are used to control, power, and operate machines and processes in the modern manufacturing plant. The course includes the study and use of the oscilloscope and digital multimeter, thyristors, ICs, and AC, DC, stepper and servo motor drive systems. PREREQUISITE: 10605167 Electricity 1 or equivalent.
10631103
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UGRD
| 3 CR
The Process Control and Instrumentation course offers hands-on skill exercises on controlling and manipulating temperature, pressure, flow, and level in the manufacturing process. Students will be able to identify, connect, operate, troubleshoot, and perform preventive maintenance on the components that form a process control system. PREREQUISITE: 10605167 Electricity 1 or equivalent and COREQUISITE: 10631100 Introduction to Process Control.
10631104
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UGRD
| 2 CR
The Smart Instruments course introduces students to smart instruments including temperature devices, pressure devices, and smart control valves. Students will be able to calibrate, configure, and troubleshoot smart devices. Students will be able to identify appropriate applications for smart instruments. PREREQUISITE: 10631100 Introduction to Process Control or equivalent.
10631105
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course introduces networks, communication busses, and protocols used in industrial applications. Students will be able to discuss strengths and weaknesses of each communications solution and pick the most appropriate for given applications.
10631106
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course will provide an overview exposure to networked distributed control systems and data acquisition systems. Included are PLCs, data acquisition systems, Single Loop Controllers, Smart Devices, and Distributed Control Systems. Students will connect, configure, and operate a simulated process that includes the elements of distributed control and data acquisition systems. PREREQUISITES: 10631100 Introduction to Process Control and 10631108 PLC Programming and Interfacing or equivalent.
10631107
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UGRD
| 1 CR
The primary focus of this course is to have the students receive exposure and experience with an industrial process control or manufacturing automation system. Students will complete a project or research dealing with an existing process in an area industry or complete an advanced project in the lab dealing with applications of industrial networks, sensors, control, and data acquisition. PREREQUISITES: 10631100 Introduction to Process Control; 10631102 Industrial Power Electronics; 10631103 Process Control and Instrumentation; 10631108 PLC Programming and Interfacing; and 10631109 Industrial AC, Motor Control, and Pilot Devices.
10631108
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UGRD
| 3 CR
PLC Programming and Interfacing offers students a hands-on approach to implementing industrial control by integrating typical plant floor electrical components with microprocessor-based controllers. Students will learn to identify and connect field inputs and outputs; communicate with, and program microprocessor-based controllers. Students will also connect, communicate with, and develop displays for computer-based operator interfaces. PREREQUISITE: 10605167 Electricity 1.
10631109
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course gives students the opportunity to learn about AC theory, circuits, and control devices used in industry. The course begins with an overview of AC theory including resistance, inductance, and capacitance. The course includes topics on AC and DC motors, motor controls, and pilot devices. The student will engage in hands-on activities with real industrial components to enable them to recognize, select, apply, and troubleshoot industrial electrical control circuit components. PREREQUISITE: 10605168 Electricity 2 or equivalent.
10631110
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Advanced PLC offers students a hands-on approach to implementing industrial control using modem controllers to implement programs that utilize advanced functions. Students will complete hands-on activities with Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs. The course will examine the use of basic instructions and addressing with RSLogix 5000 as well as more advanced PLC instructions in Ladder Logic and Function Block. Other topics include PLC configuration and commissioning, communications with RSLinx, OPC, and RSNetworx, HMI configuration using PanelView, Wonderware and/or RSView. PREREQUISITE: 10631108 PLC Programming and Interfacing.
10150170
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course introduces Python for network engineering. It begins with basic programming topics such as variables, lists, decisions, loops and I/O. Using this knowledge the course teaches students how to automate the configuration of networking equipment. This course also introduces the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and how to use Python to program IoT devices.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.
10804113
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Topics include: solving linear equations, graphing, percent, proportions, measurement systems, computational geometry, and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1.
10804114
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course is a continuation of College Technical Mathematics 1A. Topics include: performing operations on polynomials, solving quadratic and rational equations, formula rearrangement, solving systems of equations, and oblique triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in College Technical Mathematics 1A is required for course enrollment. Successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1. COREQUISITE: 10804113 College Technical Mathematics 1A.
10809198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.

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10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.
10801198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 3 FOLLOWING COURSES:

10809166
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations of ethical thought. Diverse ethical perspectives will be used to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and/or professional standards of behavior, and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.
10809172
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.
10809195
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

Total: 64 Credits


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Jodi Saliny

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Cindy Miller

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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