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Electronics: Industrial - Certificate (H65)

Graduates of this program will be able to utilize and maintain various types of solid state sensors and controls in industrial applications.

Work and Employment

This program is designed to prepare a student for employment in industrial controls. This will include solid state and digital circuitry for the control of industrial equipment and the operation of programmable controls.

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Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College

  • Academic Advising, 815-835-6354
  • Steven McPherson, Assistant Professor of Electronics/Technology, 815-835-6347

Total Hours Required - 20 Hours

Major Field Requirements - 20 Hours

  • MAT106 - Applied Mathematics ( 3 Semester Hours)

    Applied mathematics is a fundamental course for students in technical and career programs. The course includes fundamental mathematics, algebra, geometry, right triangle trigonometry, business mathematics, and statistical concepts which are applied to the solution of practical problems. Scientific notation, metrics and use of the calculator are also covered. Prerequisite: MAT 075 with a grade of C or higher or appropriate placement score, or one year of high school algebra with grade of C or higher, or High School Math 1 with grade of C or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec/week

    OR HIGHER MAT COURSE

     
  • EET107 - Intro to DC and AC Circuits ( 4 Semester Hours)

    A beginning course in electronics that provides the student with the fundamentals needed in advanced electronics courses. Instruction is provided in the basic laws of direct and alternating current circuit theory and the operation of electronic devices and circuitry. Emphasis is placed upon the operation of electronic test equipment which is utilized in practical laboratory application. Prerequisite: MAT 075 with a minimum grade of "C"; or higher level course; or appropriate placement score. 4 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec, 2 lab/week

  • EET110 - Intro to Digital Control ( 4 Semester Hours)

    A basic course in digital logic and control. This course will introduce the student or experienced technician to digital logic control. Basic logic elements such as AND, OR, NAND, and NOR will be introduced and characterized. Combinational logic circuits will be designed and analyzed in the lab. 4 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec, 2 lab/week

  • EET207 - Advanced Circuits ( 3 Semester Hours)

    An advanced course in circuit analysis and troubleshooting. This course will build on the fundamentals from EET 107. Circuit analysis, semiconductor circuits, industrial control circuits, motors, and the use of schematics and test equipment will be examined from a technician’s point of view. Pre-requiste: EET 107 with a grade of ""C"" or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week

  • EET245 - Programmable Controllers ( 3 Semester Hours)

    This course will cover both PLC programming and using the PLC as a troubleshooting device. Relay-type instructions, timer and counter operations, math and data compare instructions, sequencers, shift registers and program control instructions will be discussed. The course will also cover forcing commands. Programming will use Rockwell Studio 5000 and the primary PLCs used in this class will be the Allen Bradley ControlLogix series. Course content will be applicable to any PLC using the Ladder Diagram language. Prerequisite: EET 110 with a grade of ""C" or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week

  • EET261 - Adv Programmable Controllers ( 3 Semester Hours)

    This is an advanced course in programmable controllers. The course will be applicable to all modern industrial controllers. The course will cover PLC programming, including advanced programming instructions, networking instructions and applications. Products and processes used to collect information to document and analyze productivity through the use of accurate, versatile, and reliable electronic equipment that range from simple recorders to computer systems will be introduced. SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems and interfacing techniques using Remote Terminal Units (RTU) or other commercial modules will be covered. The use of robotics will be introduced. Prerequisite: EET 245 with a grade of ""C"" or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week

Suggested Program

First Semester - 11 Hours

  • EET107 - Intro to DC and AC Circuits ( 4 Semester Hours)

    A beginning course in electronics that provides the student with the fundamentals needed in advanced electronics courses. Instruction is provided in the basic laws of direct and alternating current circuit theory and the operation of electronic devices and circuitry. Emphasis is placed upon the operation of electronic test equipment which is utilized in practical laboratory application. Prerequisite: MAT 075 with a minimum grade of "C"; or higher level course; or appropriate placement score. 4 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec, 2 lab/week

  • EET110 - Intro to Digital Control ( 4 Semester Hours)

    A basic course in digital logic and control. This course will introduce the student or experienced technician to digital logic control. Basic logic elements such as AND, OR, NAND, and NOR will be introduced and characterized. Combinational logic circuits will be designed and analyzed in the lab. 4 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec, 2 lab/week

  • MAT106 - Applied Mathematics ( 3 Semester Hours)

    Applied mathematics is a fundamental course for students in technical and career programs. The course includes fundamental mathematics, algebra, geometry, right triangle trigonometry, business mathematics, and statistical concepts which are applied to the solution of practical problems. Scientific notation, metrics and use of the calculator are also covered. Prerequisite: MAT 075 with a grade of C or higher or appropriate placement score, or one year of high school algebra with grade of C or higher, or High School Math 1 with grade of C or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 lec/week

    OR

    HIGHER
       

    Second Semester - 6 Hours

    • EET207 - Advanced Circuits ( 3 Semester Hours)

      An advanced course in circuit analysis and troubleshooting. This course will build on the fundamentals from EET 107. Circuit analysis, semiconductor circuits, industrial control circuits, motors, and the use of schematics and test equipment will be examined from a technician’s point of view. Pre-requiste: EET 107 with a grade of ""C"" or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week

    • EET245 - Programmable Controllers ( 3 Semester Hours)

      This course will cover both PLC programming and using the PLC as a troubleshooting device. Relay-type instructions, timer and counter operations, math and data compare instructions, sequencers, shift registers and program control instructions will be discussed. The course will also cover forcing commands. Programming will use Rockwell Studio 5000 and the primary PLCs used in this class will be the Allen Bradley ControlLogix series. Course content will be applicable to any PLC using the Ladder Diagram language. Prerequisite: EET 110 with a grade of ""C" or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week

    Third Semester - 3 Hours

    • EET261 - Adv Programmable Controllers ( 3 Semester Hours)

      This is an advanced course in programmable controllers. The course will be applicable to all modern industrial controllers. The course will cover PLC programming, including advanced programming instructions, networking instructions and applications. Products and processes used to collect information to document and analyze productivity through the use of accurate, versatile, and reliable electronic equipment that range from simple recorders to computer systems will be introduced. SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems and interfacing techniques using Remote Terminal Units (RTU) or other commercial modules will be covered. The use of robotics will be introduced. Prerequisite: EET 245 with a grade of ""C"" or higher. 3 Semester hour(s) Lecture/Lab Hours: 2 lec, 2 lab/week