2018-2019 Program Requirements for CTFPOW

Fluid Power (CTFPOW)



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 who complete the program may choose to take the Hydraulic Specialist or Technician Certification Examination through the Fluid Power Society.


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: Articulation Agreements.

Contact Information

Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Industrial Technology Dept
James Popovich
Julie N. (Niki) Lee


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Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum 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
Core Courses
Class   Title Minimum Credits
MEC 100   Materials and Processes 3
FLP 101   Fluid Power Fundamentals - I 2
MTT 102   Machining for the Technologies 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 11
Total Credits Required


This certificate can also lead to an associate degree in Mechatronics.