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Robotics Technology

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Robotics Technology prepares students for the field of robotics operations, applications, programming and Automation System Integration. The program emphasizes knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, program, repair, operate and work safely with robots. Courses in this certificate can apply toward the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Automated Industrial Technology and preparation for industry validated certification.

Details

Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Robotics Technology (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5252N
Total Credits Required
7
Catalog Year
2022-2023
Effective term
Spring 2022
Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.

What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Practice safe behavior in the industrial environment.
  2. Describe the types of robots and their applications in the industrial environment.
  3. Identify the components of robotic equipment.
  4. Utilize programming techniques in robotics applications.
  5. Describe the key requirements for predictive and preventative maintenance on robotic equipment.
  6. Safely operate an industrial robot.
  7. Collaborate with diverse individuals to achieve common goals.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

$54,880

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

$56,240

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

$59,440

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT100 Industrial Safety 1
AIT270 Robotics I 3
AIT275 Robotics II 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT100 Industrial Safety 1
AIT270 Robotics I 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIT275 Robotics II 3
Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Robotics Technology (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=171606).


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