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Automation CCC




Automation (CCC 6553)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/EngineeringTechnology


Program Description
The Automation College Credit Certificate program is designed for the student who is seeking entry into the field of engineering technology with a focus on automation in manufacturing. It is also designed for employees in this field who seek further education and career advancement. 


Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx.


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
15 credit hours. The program can be completed in three semesters (52 weeks), assuming the student has the prerequisite courses completed.


Location
This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.


For More Information

Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean, mercerb@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5416                                                Eva Suarez, Department Chair, suareze@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5727                                                       Pat Castro, Administrative Assistant, castrop@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5726


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 15
CET2117C Microprocessors and Digital Logic 3
CET2127C Programmable Logic Controllers 3
ETS2520C Process Measurement Fundamentals 3
ETS2530C Process Control Technology 3
ETS2680C Mechatronics 3
Total Program Credits: 15

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in entry-level positions in advanced manufacturing. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, manufacturing technician, automation technician, engineering assistant, and technologist. For the best opportunities, students are encouraged to complete the A.S. degree program in Engineering Technology. 


Career Path Notes
Courses from this program transfer to the Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Associate in Science degree program at Palm Beach State College. For more information, consult the program webpage, catalog page or program personnel.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/