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ROBOTICS ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN

CERTIFICATE: Certificate in Applied Science with a major in Robotics Assembly Technician

To provide instruction in a short-term program for people who want to enter a production technician position in the robotics and/or intelligent systems industries.

This program is designed to prepare persons for entry-level careers in the robotics manufacturing industry or other industries using intelligent systems. Students will receive the latest technology training in the production of robots for the unmanned vehicle systems industry. Topics include lean manufacturing, production processes, general maintenance, quality and continuous improvement, robot mobility, GPS, and navigation, computer control systems, powers systems, sensors, communication systems, cameras, photonics and light sources, and industrial safety. Students will be prepared for production technician positions, as well as other related robotic or intelligent systems manufacturing positions.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

  1. Minimum Cumulative GPA  of 2.0

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: AMT, EET, EGR, IET

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


Course Class Lab Credit
AMT 106 Manufacturing Workplace Skills 3 0 3
AMT 155 Principles of Maintenance
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
AMT 160 Principles of Quality and Continuous Improvement
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
AMT 161 Computer Systems and Sensors
*Prepares students for NRTC CRPT Certification exam
2 3 3
AMT 220 Concepts of Lean Manufacturing
*Prepares students for NRTC CRPT Certification exam
3 0 3
EET 275 Intro to Robotics Manufacturing Technology
*Prepares students for NRTC CRPT Certification exam
2 3 3
EGR 175 Manufacturing Processes
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
IET 223 Industrial Safety
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
22 6 24
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  24

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
AMT 106 Manufacturing Workplace Skills 3 0 3
AMT 160 Principles of Quality and Continuous Improvement
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
AMT 161 Computer Systems and Sensors
*Prepares students for NRTC CRPT Certification exam
2 3 3
IET 223 Industrial Safety
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
11 3 12

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
AMT 155 Principles of Maintenance
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
AMT 220 Concepts of Lean Manufacturing
*Prepares students for NRTC CRPT Certification exam
3 0 3
EET 275 Intro to Robotics Manufacturing Technology
*Prepares students for NRTC CRPT Certification exam
2 3 3
EGR 175 Manufacturing Processes
*Prepares students for MSSC Certification exam (Mfg. Skills Standards Council)
3 0 3
11 3 12
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  24

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

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