2021 - 2022 Dallas College Catalog

2021 - 2022 Catalog
Program: Engineering Technology
Degree Plan: Robotics and Industrial Automation A.A.S.

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Richland campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.ET.ROBOT.IND

Robotics and Industrial Automation technicians install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment used in industrial and automated settings. Topics covered in this program include electronics principles, circuit troubleshooting, PLC, motor controls, hydraulics and pneumatics, robotics, and industrial automation.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
RBTC 1401 Programmable Logic Controllers OR 4
ELPT 2419 Programmable Logic Controllers I (4)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
MATH 1314 College Algebra (3)
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
RBTC 1405 Robotic Fundamentals 4
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
TECM 1317 Technical Trigonometry OR 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry (3)
Semester Total 18
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RBTC 2445 Robot Application, Set-Up and Testing 4
INTC 1457 DC/AC Motor Controls 4
CETT 1441 Solid State Circuits 4
MCHN 1200 Beginning Machine Shop OR 2
ENTC 2280 Cooperative Education-Engineering Technology, General (2)
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INMT 1417 Industrial Automation 4
ELMT 1405 Basic Fluid Power OR 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics (4)
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 14
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options Social/Behavioral Science.

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an engineering technology faculty member regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these course to the four-year institution.