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Program: Engineering Technology
Degree Plan: Industrial Automation Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.ET.IND.AUTO

Industrial Automation technicians install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment used in industrial and automated settings. Topics covered in this certificate include DC circuits, PLC, motor controls, hydraulics and pneumatics, and troubleshooting principles.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
RBTC 1401 Programmable Logic Controllers OR 4
ELPT 2419 Programmable Logic Controllers 1 (4)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INTC 1457 AC/DC Motor Control 4
ELMT 1405 Basic Fluid Power OR 4
HYDR 1445 Hydraulics and Pneumatics (4)
MCHN 1200 Beginning Machine Shop OR 2
ENTC 2280 Cooperative Education-Engineering Technology, General (2)
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 18

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.