Automation Engineer Technology - AAS

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Tim EVANS Evanst@hutchcc.edu (620)728-8141
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM cunninghamj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Cynthia RAPP rappc@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
AE100 AC/DC Circuits 4

Introductory course on electrical and electronic theory and their applications to alternating and direct current circuits for beginning students with no formal experience in electricity or electronics.

AE105 Industrial Wiring 3

Introductory course on commercial and industrial wiring and conduit fabrication. Students will calculate the size of electrical loads and determine wiring applications for supply, feeder and branch circuits as they implement code requirements.

AE150 Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) 3

This course examines types, installation and troubleshooting of programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Hardware and programming aspects, as well as ladder logic symbols and operations necessary to develop a PLC program, are also covered.
Pre-Reqs: AE208 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

AE155 Electrical Maintenance 3

Operation, application, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical equipment including transformers, relays, motor controls and wiring with emphasis on diagnostic troubleshooting.
Pre-Reqs: AE208 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

AE200 Variable Frequency Drives and Electric Motors 3

This class is designed for any person requiring a general knowledge and understanding of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), electric motors and DC drives.
Pre-Reqs: AE100 AC/DC Circuits

AE202 Actuator/Sensor Systems 3

Contemporary control methods in process control and programmable logic control systems including multi-loop systems, open data systems, fuzzy logic and fieldbus technology.
Pre-Reqs: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers, or EE222 Industrial Electronics/PLC

AE205 Intermediate Programmable Logic Controllers 3

Hands-on experience with modular PLC's in developing advanced ladder logic programs and routines including applications, advanced PLC instructions, programming and troubleshooting ladder logic for discreet and analog systems.
Pre-Reqs: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers, or EE222 Industrial Electronics/PLC

AE208 National Electrical Code 3

Introductory course on the use and interpretation of the current National Electrical Code.

AE250 Distributed/Integrated Control Systems 3

Study of distributed and PC-based control systems; integration of process and programmable logic control systems into central control, data gathering and report generating systems.
Pre-Reqs: AE205 Industrial PLCs, or EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

AE252 Control Systems Development 3

Practical application of problems in control systems technology, application of studied concepts toward the development of a control solution by evaluating the problem definition and providing the control system to solve that problem.
Pre-Reqs: AE205 Industrial PLCs, or EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

AE255 Industrial Robotics 3

This course examines types, applications and troubleshooting of industrial robots and subsystems, including the programming of industrial robotic control software.
Pre-Reqs: AE205 Industrial PLCs, or EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

ME106 Industrial Fluid Power 3

Theory of hydraulic and small pneumatic components; function of cylinders, valves, pumps and hydraulic motors and their interrelationship in power application; controls for these systems.

ME108 Occupational Safety 2

Types of safety in relation to various occupations and positive approaches toward safety practices; review of aspects of the OSHA regulations as developed and enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls 3

Principles and operations of AC motor control with emphasis on maintenance, operation and utilization.

AET Math Options 3
Course Title Credits
MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

TR100 Technical Math 3.00

AET Networking Options 3
Course Title Credits
AE152 Data Communications 3.00

IS212 Networking I 3.00

General Education Options 6
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

AR110 Drawing I 3.00

BI100 Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1.00

BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI102 Ecology of Environmental Problems 3.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

BI115 Basic Radiation Biology 2.00

BU108 Business Mathematics 3.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN102 English Composition II 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN220 Poetry Writing 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA130 Engineering Graphics I 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA206 Differential Equations 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU132 Symphonic Band I 1.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

PE178 Yoga I 1.00

PE203 Rhythms III 2.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

PY101 Descriptive Astronomy 3.00

PY102 Weather and Climate 3.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

PY205 Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3.00

RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3.00

TH117 Scene Design 3.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH119 Stage Makeup 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

TR103 Applied Trigonometry 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking OR SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3
Course Title Credits
SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

Written Communications Options for AET AAS 3
Course Title Credits
BU109 Business Communications 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00


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