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Fluid Power (CTFPOW)

Certificate

Description

This program prepares students for entry level positions as a hydraulic technician. The program gives students an understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic system design including motion control, using electro-hydraulic proportional and servo valves. Students will be prepared to take the Hydraulic Specialist or Technician Certification Examination through the Fluid Power Society.

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.

Contact Information

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Industrial Technology Dept
Advisors
James Popovich, Gary Schultz

Requirements

Core Courses
Class Title Credits
AMS 103 Materials and Processes 3
BMG 241 Innovation: Process and Application 1
FLP 101 Fluid Power Fundamentals - I 2
MTT 102 Machining for Auto Applications 2
NCT 101 Introduction to Computerized Machining (CNC) - I 2
ROB 101 Robotics I - I 2
Core courses must be taken before Major/Area Requirements. 0
Total 12
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
FLP 110 Fluid Power Fundamentals - II 2
FLP 214 Hydraulic Circuits and Controls 4
FLP 225 Fluid Power Motion Control 3
FLP 226 Pneumatics 3
Total 12
Total Credits Required
24

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Footnotes

This certificate can also lead to an associate degree in Automation Technology.

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