Instrumentation and Process Control Technology Certificate (09650.CT)
School of Agriculture and Industrial Technology
The Electronics Department at Merced College is offering cross disciplinary curricula that prepare students for rewarding entry-level technician positions in various high-tech fields as Electronics, Electrical, Computer Networking and Industrial Electronics, and Instrumentation and Process Control.
These programs introduce students to electrical and electronics tools, components, circuits, energy sources, analog and digital integrated devices that can be found in complex technical equipment. Hands-on laboratory exercises are designed to develop real-world practical skills in using modern test equipment for troubleshooting circuits and repairing various industrial computerized systems and networks, specific to each area of study.
The Certificate of Achievement degree in Instrumentation and Process Control Technology will be awarded upon the satisfactory completion of the required 31 units of course work listed below, with a minimum grade of a “C” (or P) in each course in the certificate, and maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
A. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in accomplishing job related tasks.
B. Demonstrate field related entry level theoretical and practical skills.
C. Employ the principles of job related safety requirements.
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Program Core: (31 Units)
ELCT-31 Foundations of Electronics - DC and AC Circuits
ELCT-34 Digital Logic Circuits and Systems
ELCT-41 Industrial Motor and Equipment Control
ELCT-42A Programmable Logic Controllers
ELCT-42B Advanced Topics in PLC Configuration and Programming
ELCT-43A Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control
ELCT-47 Electrical Motors, Generators, Transformers and AC Distribution
ELCT-55 Electrical Conduit Bending Theory and Techniques
ELCT-58 Electrical Print reading for Installation and Troubleshooting
INDT-25 Fluid Power
INDT-56 Industrial Facilities Maintenance
Total: (31 Units)
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