Program: Principles of Robotics
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-733-02
Length: 24 credit hours, 2 semesters
Program Head: Keisha Nichols
Gainful Employment Disclosure Information: Please see www.pdc.edu/future-students/gainful-employment/ to access gainful employment information for this program.
Purpose: This program provides a student with an entry level knowledge of robotics, programming, problem solving and the principles of technology.
Occupational Objectives: Upon completion of this program, graduates possess the knowledge and skills required for entry level employment where automated control systems exist, as robot operators, as a robot technician, as a field service technician, or as a machine operator. This program is committed to preparing students to be successful in the workplace as leaders and members of a technical team.
Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- Explain the purpose and function of input/output assemblies, the central processor unit, the power supply, and programming device.
- Create, design and troubleshoot a variety of robotic programs.
- Utilize a variety of test instruments to measure voltage, resistance, fluid viscosity, mass, temperature, pressure, and density.
- Demonstrate the knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics while solving technological problems.
Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College.
|Principles of Robotics Career Studies Certificate (221-733-02)
Required Courses and Credits
|IND 195||Intro to Automation||2|
|MEC 140||Intro to Mechatronics||3|
|IND 165||Principles of Industrial Technology I||4|
|IND 166||Principles of Industrial Technology II||4|
|Total Semester Credits||13|
|ETR 286||Principles & Application of Robotics||3|
|IND 265||Principles of Industrial Technology III||4|
|IND 266||Principles of Industrial Technology IV||4|
|Total Semester Credits||11|
|Total Program Credits||24|