2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Industrial Automation Maintenance A.A.S.


(Code 1373)

This program is for students interested in robotics and their use in industrial settings. Students will learn concepts of electricity, programmable logic controllers, motors, hydraulics, robotics, and the integration of robotic systems.

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 15.0405], graduates should be able to:

  • demonstrate electrical and electronic concepts. 
  • demonstrate use of hydraulic and pneumatics. 
  • design PLC ladder logic. 
  • incorporate the use of Programmable Logic Controllers. 
  • explain the use of robotic systems.
  • discuss the use of Industrial networks. 
  • conduct Maintenance on Automation equipment. 
  • integrate Industrial Automation equipment into a production cell. 

Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

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Completion Time: 5 semesters 

Academic Advising: You should meet with an academic counselor prior to registering for classes.

General Education Requirements


Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC:

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, choose one:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Laboratory Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Application of Scientific Methodologies, choose one:

Mathematics


The following courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications (MATH190 is also a Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course), choose one:

Social Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Local, National, and Global Citizenship, one required:

Other programs:


MCC also offers an Industrial Automation Maintenance Certificate  program.