Automation 4 -- Industrial PLC

8-credit Certificate

Study practical digital electronics including binary number systems, basic logic components and the more complex logic devices such as multiplexers, de-multiplexers, and analog/digital and digital/analog converters. Develop basic to more advanced skills in programmable logic controllers, explore advanced programming concepts and learn to program with the newest high-level programming language using the newest hardware automation controller platforms.

  • Credits from this short-term certificate may be applied toward the General Manufacturing AAS degree and other degree and diploma programs within the manufacturing areas of the School of Applied Technologies.

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 605-188 PLC 12  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 605-189 PLC 22  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Third Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 605-191 PLC 32  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Fourth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 605-193 PLC 42  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.