Associate Degree | Ozark Campus | In-Person
Automation Technology provides for a study of components, circuits, instruments and control techniques used with industrial automated systems. Students will develop skill sets which enable the integration of: electronics, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics and computer controls.
The focus of study is on two main areas. The first is control techniques for industrial components, such as electric motors, variable-speed drives, programmable logic controllers, servomechanisms and sensors. The computer system area of concentration covers how to repair, upgrade, or network a complete computer system, both hardware and software.
The diverse educational training provides for a host of integrated skills that can be applied in a variety of job contexts to include: green energy technology, electronics, robotics, manufacturing and production.
Hands-on Learning Opportunities
- Students of the program work on equipment in a lab setting.
Skills You Will Learn
- Build and test a circuit using semi-conductors.
- Build and test a digital logic circuit.
- Calculate voltage current or resistance using Ohms Law.
About This Degree
In-State: $129 | Out-of-State: $258
Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.
You could work as a(n):
- Controls Technician
- Electronics Technician
- Instrumentation Technician
- Maintenance Technician
Alumni of our program work at:
- ABB Motors
- Hiram Walker Allied Domecq
- Tokai Carbon
- Tyson Foods
Point of Pride
Our students placed first in the state at the last Skills USA Robotics competition in Little Rock.