Certificate in Controls Systems

The Controls Systems certificate focuses on the components, systems, and operations that are used to control modern automated manufacturing equipment with a focus on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Students completing this certificate will acquire knowledge and skills in the components, systems, set-up, operation, and troubleshooting of controllers including PLCs. These courses will prepare students for entry-level jobs as control or automation technicians in manufacturing environments. Completion of this certificate will help prepare students to earn industry certification in Programmable Logic Controllers offered by PMMI.

Mechatronics Core Courses11
Industrial Safety
Instrumentation and Industrial Measurement
AC and DC Fundamentals and Circuits
MEC 210Programmable Logic Controllers4
MEC 240Industrial Process Control3
MEC 270Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers4
Total Hours22