Instrumentation/Control Automation (CA)

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Major Area Requirements
MTX  100INDUSTRIAL SAFETY1
MTX  101DC FUNDAMENTALS3
MTX  102AC FUNDAMENTALS4
MTX  103BASIC MEASUREMENT TOOLS2
MTX  105BASIC HYDRAULICS3
MTX  107BASIC PNEUMATICS2
MTX  110ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL 14
MTX  113ELECTRICAL POWER DISTRIBUTION2
MTX  117MECHATRONICS 12
MTX  121SEMICONDUCTORS I3
MTX  123PICK AND PLACE ROBOT3
MTX  130PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS 14
MTX  135INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL WIRING3
MTX  165ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL 24
Total Credits/Units40

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Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot problems in automated processes and systems.
  • Communicate with colleagues, supervisors and clients, using written and verbal technical and/or nontechnical language.
  • Actively participate as an effective team member, completing prescribed project tasks and meeting project goals.