Automation and Control Technology

Automation and Control Technology Picture

General Information

Automation and Control Technology is an instructional program that provides the student with technical knowledge and skills necessary for gaining employment as an automated manufacturing systems technician in maintenance diagnostics, engineering, or production in an automated manufacturing environment. The program is now offered on the Wesson Campus, Natchez Campus, and at the Simpson County Center. The focus of this program is on electricity/electronics, fluid power, motors and controllers, programmable controls, interfacing techniques, instrumentation, and automated processes.

This curriculum is designed as a two-year technical program. Graduates of the program will be qualified to seek employment as entry level electronics, instrumentation, robotics, automation, and maintenance technicians. Students who graduate from the program will also be better prepared to continue their education in advanced-engineering related fields.

Special Admission Requirements

  1. Minimum ACT composite of 14
  2. Meet requirements for Intermediate Algebra