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Electronic Engineering Technology - Industrial Controls

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • 72 credits
  • 2 Years
  • Delivery Method: On-Campus

Why Study Electronic Engineering Technology - Industrial Controls at LSC?

Have you ever thought it would be cool to control big industrial machines with computers and electronics? Would you like to operate the heart of plant that produces power, petrochemicals, paper pulp, taconite or textiles? Enroll in the electronic engineering technology – industrial controls AAS degree at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN. Get a solid foundation in electronic theory and electrical engineering principles. Then take it a step further to prepare for a career as an electronic/electrical technician.

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Career Information

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Below you will find the Career Field and Career Cluster that this program is related to. Learn more about if this career area fits your interests!

Is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics right for you?

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workers do scientific research in laboratories or the field. Others plan or design products and systems. Or, you might support scientists, mathematicians, or engineers as they do their work.

Plan Your Education

The Electronic Engineering Technology - Industrial Controls Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

This program may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Read and understand circuit schematics
  • Circuit analysis
  • Troubleshoot and repair circuits
  • Use electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, digital multi-meter, signal generator)
  • Install, program, and troubleshoot programmable controllers (PLCs)
  • Install, troubleshoot, and configure AC and DC motors
  • Install and configure PC hardware components, e.g. memory, hard drives, modems, and network cards
  • Cabling using appropriate standards and media
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