Automation Systems Repair and Technology

Automation Systems Maintenance and Repair

  • Description: The Automation Engineering Technologies degree trains students to repair, troubleshoot, and maintain automated equipment commonly used in industry such as robots and computer numerical control equipment (CNC). Students become a valued member of a manufacturing team. Employment opportunities include: field service representative, factory service representative, maintenance technician, automation repair technician, robotics technician, or maintenance supervisor.
     

Automation Systems Repair and Technology  Program Outcomes     
Program Measurements Used
Results
Comparison DataContinuous Improvement
1.  Communicate effectively in an industrial/engineering/ manufacturing environment.

ENGL161 and

ENGL162 outcomes,

Laboratory participation, exams,

Employer Survey
65% students demonstrated performance at “C” or better level in English courses Graduates and  employers admit weakness in oral and written communications To be determined
2.  Think logically and critically.

TECN111 outcomes,

Employer survey
 80% or higher met this outcomeEmployer survey indicated satisfaction.No change needed at this time
3.  Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and use of appropriate tools in electrical and electronics industrial settings.Employer SurveyData being gathered

4.  Apply math, science, and engineering technology principles to solve problems in electrical and electronics applications.Employer SurveyData being gathered

5.  Program robots and programmable logic controllers effectively, efficiently and safely.

Correlates to course outcomes in AETC 111 and

AETC 121

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6.  Apply voltage conversions, isolation techniques, and signal conditioning necessary to communicate among various forms of industrial equipment.

Correlates to course outcomes in AETC 211

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7.  Recognize the need to maintain currency in the Automation Engineering Technology career field.Graduate SurveyData being gathered

8.  Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior and understand the responsibilities and consequences.Employer SurveyData being gathered

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