Robotics and Automation Technology AAS (60 Credits)

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the Robotics and Automation Technology program find exciting employment opportunities as robotics/automation technicians in building, installing, maintaining, programming and repairing robotic & automated equipment used in a variety of industries such as, automated manufacturing, robotics, aerospace, paper manufacturing, food processing, petro-chemical production, power generation, mining, maintenance and telecommunications.

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Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
ETEC1511 DC Electronics 3 Credits
ETEC1512 AC Electronics 3 Credits
ETEC1515 Safety Awareness 2 Credits
ETEC1517 Maintenance Process and Production 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
ETEC1507 Digital Electronics 3 Credits
ETEC1524 Print Reading and Design 2 Credits
ETEC1526 Quality Practice 2 Credits
ETEC1528 Maintenance Awareness 2 Credits
ETEC1535 Networking Systems 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester III
ETEC2521 Mechanical Systems 3 Credits
ETEC2525 FANUC Robotics Certification 2 Credits
ETEC2535 Fluid Power and Control 4 Credits
ETEC2541 Electrical Motors and Control Systems 3 Credits
ETEC2543 Programmable Logic Control 3 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester IV
ETEC2542 Industrial Motor Applications 3 Credits
ETEC2551 Robotic Operations 3 Credits
ETEC2575 Vision Systems for Robots 2 Credits
General Education
MnTC Goal 1 Communication - Technical Writing 3 Credits
ENGL1303 Technical Writing 3 Credits
MnTC Goal Area 4 Mathematics ** within 10 years ** 3 Credits
MATH1300 College Algebra 3 Credits
MnTC Goal Area 3 Physics ** within 10 years ** 4 Credits
PHYS1305 Conceptual Physics 4 Credits
Choose the above course OR the below course
PHYS2300 General Physics I 4 Credits
MnTC Goal Area 2 Critical Thinking 3 Credits
CRTK1300 Introduction to Critical Thinking 3 Credits
MnTC Goal Area 5 Social, Behavioral Sciences, History 3 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $4635

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.