Industrial Electronics Technology (CFIET)

Certificate

The Industrial Electronics I certificate program prepares students for entry-level jobs in any of the industrial electricity/electronics cluster of occupations. Students will develop skills in the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial control systems with a focus on programmable logic controllers, electronic sensors, and electronic control circuits.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Program Highlights

  • Build a solid foundation in electricity and electronics applicable to a wide range of electricity related careers.
  • Understand the hows and whys of electricity to prepare you to learn new material and solve new problems on your own.
  • Work in labs with ‘real world’ equipment that you will see on the job - programmable logic controllers, digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, 3 phase motors, motor controllers, sensors and actuators.

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2021-2022 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students for entry-level jobs in any of the industrial electricity/electronics cluster of occupations. Students will develop skills in the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial control systems with a focus on programmable logic controllers, electronic sensors, and electronic control circuits.

High Demand Occupation High Skill Occupation High Wage Occupation, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Students must have an Academic Math Level of 3 to enroll in ELE 111. One year of high school algebra with a grade of "C" or better is recommended.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Advanced Manufacturing
Advisors
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
James Popovich
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
ELE 111   Electrical Fundamentals 4
ELE 211   Basic Electronics 4
ELE 224   Programmable Controllers (PLCs) I 4
ELE 254   Programmable Controllers (PLCs) II 4
Total 16

Total Credits Required
16