Industrial Automation Technology
- AAS - Career Program
- Department of Engineering Technologies
LEVERAGE YOUR LOVE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS TO FIND A FASCINATING CAREER IN INDUSTRY
If you'd like a career where every day is different, the applied integrated technology A.A.S. program at Monroe Community College could be for you.
The unique, interdisciplinary curriculum teaches you how to combine the principles of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems. You'll have extensive hands-on experiences and participate in team projects that simulate industry scenarios.
Given MCC's reputation for excellence in engineering instruction, you'll be well prepared for success in today's job market.
GET UP TO SPEED ON THE LATEST ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES – THEN GET A JOB
The applied integrated technology A.A.S. program at MCC teaches you how today’s manufacturing combines electronics, mechanical systems, and computers in ingenious new ways. You’ll become a state-of-the-art technician for installing, operating, and maintaining these integrated industrial processes, also known as mechatronics. Upon completion, you'll be ready to pursue a career as an engineering technician, earning a high starting salary at job titles such as:
- Automated equipment technician
- Electro-mechanical technician
- First-line production supervisor
- Industrial maintenance technician
Students who complete MCC’s mechatronics certificate may transfer their credits to this degree program. Talk with a program advisor about your career goals.
GROWING COMPANIES NEED VERSATILE ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
The applied technology associate degree program, part of the Engineering Technologies department, was designed to provide industry with multi-skilled professionals. Many corporations are eager to hire such versatile professionals. Start your career with employers like Gleason Corporation, L3Harris Technologies, ITT Gould Pumps, Kodak, LiDestri Food & Drink, and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.
To find out more about the applied integrated technology associate degree from Monroe Community College, contact the admissions office at email@example.com or (585) 292-2200.
INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY
A.A.S. Degree - Career Program
School(s): Applied Sciences & TechnologiesMCC Program Code: AI01
The Industrial Automation Technology degree offers a unique, interdisciplinary program which prepares students for positions in high technology fields applying Mechatronic principles to the operation and maintenance of electro-mechanical-computer controlled systems commonly found in Advanced Manufacturing environments. The comprehensive curriculum integrates electrical, mechanical, and computer controls so that students will be prepared to work in the operations, installation, and maintenance of automated and robotically controlled systems and manufacturing technologies. Students are provided with extensive hands-on laboratory experience and work on team projects that simulate industry scenarios.
Upon completion of the program graduates will be qualified for the jobs such as industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, and upgrades of machinery and the associated control systems.
Students should meet regularly with their program advisor to make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the program and their career choices.
(Housed in the Engineering Technologies Department)
Program Learning Outcomes
1) Develop a personalized troubleshooting process to diagnose and repair system failures.
2) Explain how a system operates by reading and interpreting electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics.
3) Understand the role of an intelligent computer system, such as Programmable Logic Controllers, to monitor and control the production process.
4) Work within a team environment to maintain production equipment.
5) Demonstrate proper use of diagnostic tools to identify and verify system malfunctions
6) Perform both preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance procedures.
Requirements for Program Entrance
High School Algebra OR Math Level 2 Placement.
|MTH 150 Survey of Mathematics OR higher*|
|ELT 130 System Electricity|
|ELT 134 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller|
|MET 107 Mechanical Systems|
|MET 110 Hydraulics and Pneumatics|
|TEK 101 Computer Applications for Technicians|
First Semester Total:
| ENG 101 College Composition OR|
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
|ELT 231 System Control Electronics|
|ELT 234 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers|
|MET 101 Technical Graphics|
|MET 250 Mechatronics Systems|
Second Semester Total:
|MET 121 Computer Aided Drafting/Design - Solid Modeling|
| MET 135 Measurement and Analysis OR|
TAM 138 Dimensional Metrology
|MTH 152 Survey of Mathematics for Technicians OR higher**|
|MET 103 Manufacturing Processes I OR|
TAM 141 Machine Shop Laboratory
|MET 206 Engineering Materials|
Third Semester Total:
|HEG 215 Global Health and Culture|
|SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication|
|PHY 100 Preparatory Physics OR higher***|
Fourth Semester Total:
Students intending to transfer directly to a four-year school after graduating from MCC should take MTH 164/165 or higher. Students who are not MTH 165-ready should take MTH 104. Students who are not MTH 104-ready should take MTH 150 or MTH 152 as appropriate to their math placement level.
** Students who are planning to transfer directly to a four-year school after graduating from MCC should take MTH 165 or higher.
*** Students who are planning to transfer directly to a four-year school after graduating from MCC should take PHY 145 or higher.
**** Students are to pick from the following electives: BUS 104, ENG 250, ENG 251, MET 122,MET 201, MTH 160, PHY 132 or higher, TAM 245, TAM 255, TAM 271, or TAM 275.