Associate in Science (61 credits) prepares you to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing, installing, calibrating, modifying and maintaining automated systems. Includes instruction in computer systems; electronics and instrumentation; programmable logic controllers (PLCs); electric, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems; actuator and sensor systems; process control; robotics; applications to specific industrial tasks; and report preparation. Requirements for the Associate in Science
Certificate of Achievement (31 credits) can be earned in two semesters and prepares you for occupations that involve the integration of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and communications systems to meet the workforce needs of an emerging industrial technology industry. Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
Certificate of Competence (15 credits) can be earned in one semester and prepares you for entry-level occupations that involve the integration of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and communications systems. Requirements for the Certificate of Competence
The time to complete the certificates or the degree varies from one to four semesters. To obtain the associate degree in two years, you have to take an average of 15 credits/semester.
Costs: tuition and fees
All required IIT courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or better in order to be applied to all degrees and certificates.
William Labby, Workforce Development Coordinator, B.S.Hawai‘i Pacific University, M.S. Central Michigan University
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