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Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Industrial Automation Maintenance Technician/Specialist) (A.S. or A.A.S.) (2165)

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Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science

The Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology program specializes in the computer-controlled systems for manufacturing applications. Your training will include electronics, industrial components, various computer control software and hardware applications, industrial control circuits, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), hydraulics and pneumatics. You will also receive specialized courses in automated manufacturing systems such as automated process control, which prepares you to work in the manufacturing, food, chemical, paper pulp, and pharmaceutical industries.

Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement

Florida has more than 16,000 manufacturers employing more than 400,000 workers, and the demand for more is high. The program you choose today will prepare you for the career you want tomorrow at companies that include: Adcom Wire Company, Advantus Corp., A-Jax Company, American Rubber Technologies, Ameritape, Anchor Glass Container, Anheuser-Busch, Bacardi Bottling, Colomer, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, International Flavor & Fragrance, Mac Paper Converters, Maxwell House Coffee, Medtronic-Xomed, Owens Corning, Rex Corporation, Swisher International, United States Gypsum Company, Vistakon and Walter Lorenz Surgical. We’ll also refer you for internships and job interviews.

Annual Salaries

Entry level wage in industrial machinery and manufacturing in Florida averages $17.10 per hour. Overtime, bonuses, rapid advancement and opportunities for self-employment can rapidly increase your income.

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Total Credit Hours: 64

General Education

Credit Hours: 15

Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Humanitites Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Social and Behavioral Science Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Communications — Category B Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 


You have two options in this program: the associate in science (A.S.) degree, which can prepare you for employment or transfer to a state university, and the associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree, which is intended primarily for students who want immediate employment after graduation. If you choose the A.S. degree you must take MAC 1105, MGF 1106 or a higher level mathematics. The A.A.S. degree requires MAT 1033 or higher. Please see an advisor to determine the option that is best for you.

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