Industrial Electronics (CFIET)

Certificate

The Industrial Electronics I certificate program prepares students for entry-level jobs in any of the industrial electricity/electronics cluster of occupations. Students will develop skills in the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial control systems with a focus on programmable logic controllers, electronic sensors, and electronic control circuits.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Program Highlights

  • Build a solid foundation in electricity and electronics applicable to a wide range of electricity related careers.
  • Understand the hows and whys of electricity to prepare you to learn new material and solve new problems on your own.
  • Work in labs with ‘real world’ equipment that you will see on the job - programmable logic controllers, digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, 3 phase motors, motor controllers, sensors and actuators.

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2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

2019-2020 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students for entry-level jobs in any of the industrial electricity/electronics cluster of occupations. Students will develop skills in the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial control systems with a focus on programmable logic controllers, electronic sensors, and electronic control circuits.

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.

Students must have an Academic Math Level of 3 to enroll in ELE 111. One year of high school algebra with a grade of "C" or better is recommended.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Industrial Technology Dept
Advisors
Dale Petty
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
James Popovich
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Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ELE 111   Electrical Fundamentals 4
ELE 211   Basic Electronics 4
ELE 224   Programmable Controllers (PLCs) I 4
ELE 254   Programmable Controllers (PLCs) II 4
Total 16
Total Credits Required
16