This program provides advanced instruction for students who wish to enhance their skills in the area of industrial electronic control. The courses in this certificate build on the foundation of electricity and electronic control introduced in the Industrial Electronics Technology certificate. Students will learn to apply and control electric motors, use structured techniques to program PLCs, and relate their understanding of electricity and controls to the requirements of the National Electrical Code. This program prepares students to take the State of Michigan Journeyman Electrician Licensing Exam.
This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.
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2020-2021 Academic Requirements
This program builds on the foundation of electricity and electronic control introduced in the Industrial Electronics Technology (CFIET) certificate, providing advanced instruction in the areas of industrial automation and electrical standards. Students will learn to apply, control and troubleshoot electric motors, relate their understanding of electricity and controls to the requirements of the National Electrical Code, and pursue other learning critical to industrial automation such as fluid power motion control and digital networks.
Eastern Michigan University, 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 .
Successful completion of the Industrial Electronics Technology certificate, appropriate prerequisite courses, or equivalent experience.
- Total Credits Required
*Students may select alternative electives with the permission of department faculty.