Instrumentation and Process Control Technology A.S. Degree (09650.AS)

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 Associate in Science degree in Instrumentation and Process Control Technology will be awarded upon the satisfactory completion of the required 31 units of course work listed below and students must meet the basic graduation requirements, with a minimum grade of a ā€œCā€ (or P) in each course in the degree, and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

A. Exhibit 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 Requirements:

Program Core: (31 Units)

Units

ELCT-31 Foundations of Electronics - DC and AC Circuits 

5

ELCT-34 Digital Logic Circuits and Systems

3

ELCT-41 Industrial Motor and Equipment Control

3

ELCT-42A Principles and Applications of Programmable Logic Controllers

2

ELCT-42B Advanced Topics in PLC Configuration and Programming

2

ELCT-43A Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control

3

ELCT-47 Electrical Motors, Generators, Transformers and AC Distribution

3

ELCT-55 Electrical Conduit Bending Theory and Techniques

1

ELCT-58 Electrical Print reading for Installation and Troubleshooting

3

INDT-25 Fluid Power

3

INDT-56 Industrial Facilities Maintenance

3

Total: (31 Units)

Completion of MCCD-GE Breadth: (23 units)

Elective (as needed to reach 60 units) Units: (6 Units)

Total Degree Units: (60 Units)


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Contact Information

Dean

Bryan Tassey

Phone

(209) 384-6250

School Office

AGIT Office

Counseling

(209) 381-6478

Electronics Program Website