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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Power and Controls, AAS


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Program of Study

The Power and Controls program prepares students for maintenance and electrical technician positions. Students receive hands-on training on programmable controllers (PLC), AC/DC motors and generators, transformers, test equipment, basic hydraulic systems, and industrial wiring practices according to the National Electrical Code.

The basic fundamentals are stressed in this curriculum so that graduates can adapt to the continuous changes in this field.

The faculty has identified the following Learning Outcomes for all graduates:

  • Employ diagrams, schematics, PLC program documentation, drawings, and technical literature in the design, installation, operation, and diagnosis of machines, processes, systems, electrical, electromechanical, assemblies and wiring systems.
  • Develop hardwired relay and PLC logic, interfaces and basic networks in current automation and control applications.
  • Integrate automation components, assemblies, and systems between hard-wired and virtual platforms.
  • Program/Configure various electrical drives, drivers, controllers and components.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, electro-mechanical and programmable/configurable, assemblies, systems, networks, and processes.

POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONS:

  • Programmable Logic Controller Technician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Technician
  • Automation Technician
  • Field Service Technician

Total Technical Credit Hours: 33


Total General Education and Related Credit Hours: 29


Total Credit Hours: 62


All students graduating from Terra State Community College with an Associate degree of any kind will be functionally proficient in common computer operations and applications. Please see your academic advisor or academic division office for further details.

See your advisor for appropriate course selection.

Recommended Course Sequence - 2 year
Recommended Course Sequence - 3 year
Recommended Course Sequence - 4 year
 

 

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