CURRICULAR GUIDE

Machine Control
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0966  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

This certificate is designed to provide students with entry level skills in the
understanding of basic electrical theory, basic electrical operating
characteristics of industrial machinery, and basic operation of programmable
logic controllers. This curriculum would be an excellent choice for students
wishing to enter an industrial electrical apprenticeship or for students in other
industrial trades who wish to have a basic understanding of electrical control
of industrial machines.  All of the course work may be applied toward the
Electrical Technology, Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Construction and Maintenance Technologies Department, Gannon
Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 22 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ELTE 100    Electrical Safety Practices                                      1
ELTE 110    Practical Electricity                                            3
ELTE 131    Intro to Machine Control                                         4
ELTE 232    Industrial Control Design                                        4
ELTE 260    Intro/Programmable Controllers                                   4
ELTE 261    Allen-Bradley PLC-5 Advanced                                     6
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   22

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students wishing to complete this certificate in less than four
semesters, or students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below, should contact a program advisor for help with
I                 II                III               IV
ELTE 100          ELTE 131          ELTE 260          ELTE 232
ELTE 110                                              ELTE 261