Industrial Automation Technology

Industrial Automation Technology Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Program Start: Fall only
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The AAS degree program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

Eight-Week Courses * **
Courses marked with one asterisk (*) meet the first 8-weeks of the semester. Courses marked with two asterisks (**) meet the second 8-weeks of the semester.

Semester 1
EGT140 Fluid Power * 2
EGT149 Fluid Power Systems II ** 3
ELT139 Electrical Systems * 3
ELT149 Advanced Electrical Systems ** 2
ELT192 Introduction to EET Computer Science 3
IND100 Basic Mechanical Systems 2
IND111 Industrial Safety Mechanical Systems 1
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
Math Elective 3

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Total Credits 19
Semester 2
CAD105 CAD I 2
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG105 Composition I 3
EGT144 Fluid Power Applications 2
ELT215 Motors and Controls 2
ELT234 PLC Programming 2
ELT403 Visual Basic 3
WEL339 Electromechanical Maintenance 3

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Total Credits 17
Semester 3
ELT103 Facilities Blueprint Reading 3
ELT240 PLCs II 2
ELT590 Semiconductors 5
ELT736 Instrumentation and Control 2
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3

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Total Credits 18
Semester 4
ATR145 Applied Industrial Robotics 2
EGT152 Advanced Fluid Power and Servo Systems 2
ELT133 Electric Motor Drives 2
ELT309 Digital Circuits 3
ELT610 Microprocessors 2
MFG193 Machine Shop Processes 3
MFG514 Machine Maintenance 4

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Total Credits 18
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3
MAT122 College Algebra 5
MAT128 Precalculus 4
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT156 Statistics 3


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 103
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Program Advisors

Doug Kruger
Butler Hall 138D
319-296-2329 ext.1303
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Dan Utley
Butler Hall 138A
319-296-2329 ext.1730
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
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