The Automation and Robotic Systems Technology program encompasses the realm of technologies in automation and calibration. Choose between these two major emphasis areas and select a career that fits you. Classes include electronics, computer controls, fluid power, and calibration.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(16 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CST 1001 Solving Computer Problems
CST 1794 Introduction to Programming
CST 1801 Visual Basic I
DRFT 1502 CAD I 3*
DRFT 1503 Interpreting Engineering Drawings
ENGT 1203 Control Systems I
ENGT 1205 Electro Mechanical Devices I
ENGT 1221 Process Controls I
ENGT 2203 Control Systems II
GSWS 1451 First Aid/Safety
MACT 1801 Fundamentals of Precision Manufacturing
MSET 1814 Basic Electronics
MSET 1815 DC Circuits
MSET 1816 AC Circuits
NDT 1100 Manufacturing Processes
NDT 2020 Quality Improvement Tools and Techniques
Total Credits: 42  
Note there is a data error. The credits listed in this section total 41 while the section is listed as having 42 credits.
 
Elective Courses
(select 10 credits from the courses below)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CST 1025 Network Basics
CST 1510 System Diagnostics
DRFT 2504 Electronic and Electrical Drawings
ENGT 1103 Mechanical Systems
ENGT 1211 Industrial Electricity
ENGT 1301 Fluid Power
ENGT 1505 Predictive Maintenance
ENGT 2105 Motion Control
ENGT 2900 Internship 1-5*
ENGT 2950 Special Projects/Topics 1-5*
WELD 1190 Fundamentals of Welding
Total Credits: 10  
 
General Education Required Courses
(3 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
PHYS 100 Concepts in Physics
Total Credits: 10  
 
General Education Elective Courses
(select 4 credits from the courses below)
Choose one of the following options:
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CHEM 100 Introduction to Chemistry
CHEM 101 Survey of Chemistry
Total Credits: 4  
 
General Education Elective Courses
(select 4 credits from the courses below)
Choose one of the following options:
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
MATH 109 Elements of Algebra & Trigonometry
MATH 112 College Algebra
Total Credits: 4  
 
General Education Elective Courses
MN transfer curriculum approved course
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 2  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 72  

*Credits for this course are variable. See your Advisor about this course.