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Printed on 6/6/2020

Computer Programming in Automation New

20-628-9 Certificate (C) 3 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you have an interest in computer programming concepts and structures used in industrial automation settings, then this certificate is a great starting point. You’ll develop and edit various PC-based programs, learning solid fundamental programming structures to apply in PLC, HMI, robotic, safety and other industrial programming applications.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Concepts of Programming for Technicians
10-628-101
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Introduces students to programming fundamentals necessary in automation related careers. Students will discuss proper programming structures including flow chart and pseudocode programming. Students will create and troubleshoot programs.
Visual Basic Programming 1
10-628-181
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Introduces students to computer programming using the Microsoft Visual Basic software. Students will design, construct, and debug VB programs and applications.
Prereq: Concepts of Programming 10628101
Visual Basic Programming 2
10-628-182
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Introduces students to advanced computer programming using Microsoft Visual Basic software. Students will design, construct, and debug VB program and applications.
Coreq: Visual Basic Programming 1 (10628181)

Expected Competencies


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