Automation Engineering Technology - Systems Specialist Major, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #6211

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

Integration is a key word in advanced technologies: combining different automated equipment, such as robots, into coordinated systems that complete specific tasks like loading/unloading machines, sorting, inspecting, and assembling parts. The automation engineering technology degree will train students to be a Systems Specialist. Concentration of abilities for installing and operating robots and other industrial material handling and processing technologies, as well as engineer and program equipment for systems integration. Graduates go on to become a systems design technician, factory sales/service representative, applications engineer, installation supervisor, systems integrator or production supervisor. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
AETC 111 ROBOTICS/AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING 3
CADD 111
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING 1
or INDUSTRIAL BLUEPRINT READING
2
ELCT 111 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I 3
MTHM 121 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 2 4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 3 1
TECN 111 TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING 3
 Hours16
Spring Semester
AETC 121 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
MTHM 122 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS II 2 3
TECN 121 FLUID POWER 1 3
TECN 133 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS 3
 Hours15
Second Year
Fall Semester
AETC 211 WORKCELL INTERFACING 2 3
AETC 223 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS II 2 3
PHYC 150 GENERAL PHYSICS I 2 4
TECN 131 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES I 1 3
Arts and Humanities Elective(s) 3
 Hours16
Spring Semester
AETC 231 FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS 2 3
AETC 241 INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL 2 3
ELCT 211 ELECTRICAL POWER AND DEVICES 2 4
ENGL 162 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 2 3
TECN 211 FLUID POWER CONTROL SYSTEMS 2
Social Sciences Elective(s) 3
 Hours18
 Total Hours65
1

Indicates that this course has a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.

2

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

3

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
ARTS 254GHISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE3
ENGL 251AMERICAN LITERATURE I3
ENGL 252AMERICAN LITERATURE II3
ENGL 253GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE3
ENGL 254GINTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE3
ENGL 255INTRODUCTION TO FICTION3
ENGL 257GINTRODUCTION TO POETRY3
ENGL 259GINTRODUCTION TO DRAMA3
ENGL 261GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE I3
ENGL 262GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE II3
ENGL 266GAFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 269GINTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE3
HUMS 151GINTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES3
HUMS 261GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: ANCIENT WORLD TO THE RENAISSANCE3
HUMS 262GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: EARLY MODERN TO THE 20TH CENTURY3
MUSC 262GMUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON3
PHLY 165BIOETHICS3
PHLY 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3
RELG 261RELIGION IN AMERICA3
RELG 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3

Social Science Electives

HSTR 151GCIVILIZATION I3
HSTR 152GCIVILIZATION II3
HSTR 161UNITED STATES I3
HSTR 162UNITED STATES II3
HSTR 171GTHE WORLD SINCE 19003
HSTR 252GWOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY3
HSTR 267GAFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE3
PLSC 156AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT3
PSYH 151INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3

Program Contact(s):

Scott Zitek
440-366-7024
rzitek@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.

More program information can be found on our website.