Associate Degree

Electricity - Power and Controls Degree (AAS)

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Electricity - Power and Controls Degree (AAS)

Electricity - Power and Controls Degree

The Electricity - Power and Controls Degree 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.

  • Award type

    Associate Degree

  • Required credit hours

    62

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Numbers

 Based on data for electrical and electronics engineers

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
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Potential Occupations

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