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Automation & Control Technology

  • Golden Triangle campus
  • Associate's Degree program
Automation and Control Technology offers a two-year curriculum leading to an Associate of Applied Science degree.
 
It provides students with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to gain employment as an automated manufacturing systems technician in maintenance, diagnostics, engineering, or production in an automated manufacturing environment. The focus of this program is on electricity, electronics, industrial computer programming, pneumatics, hydraulics, robotics, programmable controls, interfacing techniques, instrumentation, and automated machine processes.
 
This program requires a particular score on the COMPASS test or ACT test for program entrance. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding testing times, locations and minimum scores.

Career Opportunities:

 

Graduates of the program are qualified to seek entry-level jobs in technically progressive industries such as automotive manufacturing, electrical power, paper manufacturing, plastic molding, materials handling, and energy conservation systems for large buildings such as hospitals and office buildings. ​

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