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Automation & Control Technology with Robotics AMCT.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 62 - 68 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automation and Control Technology
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

The Automation and Control Technology with Robotics program builds knowledge in the application of electrical and mechanical skills for developing, installing, programming and troubleshooting the complex machinery found in the modern manufacturing and Supply Chain environments. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at

Program Outcomes

  • Apply safe work principles, practices, and utilize personal protection equipment when performing any and all work activities in support of industrial advanced manufacturing operations.
  • Prepare technical reports and conduct presentations related to the completion of electromechanical, automation, control, installations, repair, and maintenance work.
  • Integrate robotic systems into manufacturing processes using robotics teach pendant programming, electromechanical system installation procedures, preventive maintenance, and calibration to ensure and maintain operational readiness.
  • Design, install, program, and troubleshoot electromechanical equipment and systems using the required hardware, programming/simulation/drafting software, test instrumentation, technical drawings & manuals, then initiate and complete the appropriate design/repair process.
  • Recognize professional, ethical and societal responsibilities, respect diversity and commit to life-long learning.
  • Install, program, and integrate automation & controls technology into advanced manufacturing work cells utilizing PLCs, industrial robots, sensors, visions systems, motors, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares graduates for control system technician and designer, electrical and electronic systems engineering technician, industrial equipment sales, purchasing, installation, and service. Graduates will also be prepared to assume roles as industrial maintenance technician, plant maintenance technician, robotics technician, system integrators, and supply chain technician.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.

Additional Information

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate (s), please notify Registration & Student Records at


Course Title Credits
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
EET 1120 Introduction to DC & AC Circuits 2
EET 1139 Electrical Machinery 3
EET 1166 Industrial Machine Wiring 3
EET 2157 (Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology) OR EGR 2250 (Electromechanical Repair) 3 - 4
EET 2281 Programmable Logic Controllers 3
EET 2282 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3
EGR 1106 Basic Mechanical & Electrical Skills 2
EGR 1128 Robotics in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Systems 3
EGR 1144 Sensors & Vision Systems 3
EGR 1217 Fluid Power & Control 2
EGR 2231 Troubleshooting of Automated Systems 3
EGR 2252 Teach Pendant Robot Programming 3
EGR 2275 (Automation & Control Technology Internship) OR Engineering Elective 3
EGR 2278 Automation & Control Capstone 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MET 2711 Ethics for Engineering Technology Professionals 1
Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
PHY 1141 College Physics I 4
MET 1101 (Introduction to Engineering Drafting) OR MET 1301 (SolidWorks Basics) OR CAM 1107 (Introduction to Mechanical Drafting with CAD) 2 - 4
MAT 1580 (Precalculus) OR MAT 1470 (College Algebra) AND MAT 1570 (Analytic Geometry & Trigonometry) 5 - 6
EET 1198 (Digital Technology) OR EET 1131 (Digital Electronics) 2 - 4
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.