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Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology, A.A.S.

Requirements

365体育直播投注The EART program prepares Electrical Automation Technicians to troubleshoot, wire, repair, adapt, maintain, program (PLC’s & PAC’s), and control large automated electrical systems found in Industrial and Manufacturing Industries worldwide. The EART Technician will work with DC & AC motor controlled machines; Programmable Logic Controlled (PLC’s) and Programmable Automation Controlled (PAC’s) machines, systems, and devices; Hydraulic and pneumatic controlled machines; conveyor, fluid, and bulk storage systems; flex, soft start, and variable frequency drives; Robots; servo, and stepper motors. Because of their highly skilled hands on training the EART student is in high demand from many industries.

Total Program Credits: 66365体育直播投注

General Education Requirements: 18 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)  
  Any approved Humanities or Fine Art  3
  Any approved Behavioral Science, Social, or Political Science Distribution Course  3
  Any approved Physical Education, Health, Safety, or Environment Course  1
  Any approved Biology or Physical Science  3
  EART 1050 Applied Electrical Math For EART Technicians 5
Discipline Core Requirements: 48 Credits
  EART 1130 Basic Electrical Theory for EART Technicians 5
  EART 1180 Basic Electrical Lab for EART Technicians 5
  EART 1280 DC and AC Machines for EART Technicians 5
  EART 1285 DC and AC Machines Lab for EART Technicians 5
  EART 2110 Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians I 4
  EART 2115 Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians I Lab 2
  EART 2150 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2
  EART 2155 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics Lab 1
  EART 2160 Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians II  3
  EART 2165 Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians II Lab 2
  EART 2250 Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers--PLC's  3
  EART 2255 Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers--PLCs Lab 2
  EART 2270 Programmable Logic Controllers 2 4
  EART 2275 Industrial Programmable Automation Controllers--PACs Lab 2
  EGDT 1040 Fundamentals of Technical Engineering Drawing 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 66 semester credits
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. Residency hours: minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
EART 1050* Applied Electrical Math 5
EART 1130* Basic Electrical 5
EART 1180* Basic Electrical Lab 5
ENGL 1010 OR ENGH 1005 Intro to Writing OR Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
  Semester total: 18
Notes: The semester you start will determine your schedule all 4 semesters; only for EART courses. Cohort Schedule: Fall semester start: M-F, 7AM-12PM; Spring Semester Start: M-F, 1PM-6PM
 Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, with no core course below a 'C-'. *These courses are co-requisites to each other and must be taken together. 
 
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
EART 1280* DC & AC Machines for EART Technicians 5
EART 1285* DC & AC Machines Lab for EART Technicians 5
EGDT 1040* Fundamentals of Technical Engineering Drawing 3
SS/PS/BEH Any approved Social Science 3
  Semester total: 16
Notes: SS/PS/BEH - TECH 2000 Recommended. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, with no core course below a 'C-'. *These courses are co-requisites to each other and must be taken together.  
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
EART 2110* Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians I 4
EART 2115* Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians I Lab 2
EART 2150* Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2
EART 2155* Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics Lab 1
EART 2250* Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers--PLCs 3
EART 2255* Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers--PLCs Lab 2
BB/PP Any approved Biology and Physical Science 3
  Semester total: 17
Notes: Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, with no core course below a 'C-'. *These courses are co-requisites to each other and must be taken together.  
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
EART 2160* Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians II 3
EART 2165* Industrial Electronics for EART Technicians II Lab 2
EART 2270* Industrial Programmable Automation Controllers--PACs 4
EART 2275* Industrial Programmable Automation Controllers--PACs Lab 2
HH/FA Any approved Humanities or Fine Arts Courses 3
PE/HLTH Any approved PE/Health/Recreation 1
  Semester total: 15
Notes: PE/HLTH - HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Recommended. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, with no core course below a 'C-'. *These courses are co-requisites to each other and must be taken together. After completing the AAS in EART, students can matirulate to the Bachelor of Science in Technology Managemenr or Mechatronics Engineering Technology.  
  Degree total: 66

Department

Name:

Engineering Technology

Location:

CS 632

Telephone:365体育直播投注

801-863-6232

Email:365体育直播投注

engtech@ortocomercio.com

Web Address:

ortocomercio.com/et

Chair:

Tyler Bird 365体育直播投注

 
 

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Engineering Technology Department is to prepare graduates to work in high demand, very technical, vastly diverse, automated industries that provide products and services to keep our state and national economy running. The Mechatronics graduates are focused on designing the newest machines and automated systems. The Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology graduates keep industry running by fixing, adapting, programming,integrating, and maintaining  highly technical automated machines and systems.  The Engineering Technology Department uses a hands on engaged learning approach utilizing real industrial equipment. 

 
 

Electrical Automation & Robotics Technology

 

Advisory Committee:

Jeff Duncan, Anadarko Petroleum Corp; Nasir Khan, BD Medical; Steve Heaps, Codale Electric Supply, Inc; Shawn Beck, Dannon; Samuel Duncan, IM Flash Technologies; Kent Angell, Nestle;; Ryan Park, Precision Automated Technology; Don Root, Precision Systems Engineering; Scott Seals, RioTinto; Tom Wright, Syscon Automation Group, LLC; Shane Williams, US Synthetic; Troy Cooley, Chevron; Evan Woody, Elite Automation; Chris Keller, Fiero Fluid Power; William Fitzgerald, JR Automation SetPoint; Joe VanDenBerghe, JR Automation Setpoint; Janet Litley, JR Simplot; Dan Bell, Kimberly- Clark; Dave Thompson, Kimberly- Clark; JR Christensen, Lyly W. Williams Co.; Caleb Rowley, Purple; Mike Hansen, Rockwell Automation

Programs365体育直播投注

365体育直播投注Four options are available: Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS), Associate in Science Degree (AS) in Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology, Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechatronics Engineering Technology, or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Technology Management.

 
 

Mechatronics Engineering Technology


Advisory Committee:

Michael Quayle, Autoliv; Perter Ranthjen, Autoliv;  Todd Russell, IM Flash; Don Root, Precision Systems Engineering

Programs

Two options are available: Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS), and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Laptop Requirement

Laptop will be required for all MECH courses. Please see Mechatronics advisor for details.

 
 

Faculty

Rawan Al-Nsour(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Jordan University of Science & Technology, M.Sc., Industrial Engineering, University of Jordan, Ph.D., Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Tyler Bird(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Department Chair, Faculty



A.A.S., Electrical and Automation, Utah Valley University; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University; M.Engr., Electrical Engineering, University of Idaho

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David Dunlop(2014)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



B.S., Mechanical Engineering, M.M.E., Ph.D. (ABD), University of Utah.

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Mike Elbert(2019)

Lecturer

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks, MS, Engineering Management, Michigan Tecnological University,

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David Frame(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



B.S.EET, Purdue University, Electronic Engineering, A.S., Electronics/Robotics, Vincennes University, M.S., Technology, Computer Systems, Arizona State University.

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Travis Fraughton(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



A.A.S., Electrical Automation & Robotic Technology, Utah Valley Community College.

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Tim  Hakala(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



BS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University - Provo; Meng, Electric Power Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University - Provo

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Diana Lundahl(2014)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



AS, Electronic Technology, Utah Valley State College; B.S., Electronics Engineering, Weber State University.

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Scott Searle(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



Master Electrician

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Robert Simons(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



B.S., Information Technology, Western Governors University, A.A.S., Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology, Utah Valley University.

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William Walker(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering Technology
Faculty



B.S., Electronic Engineering, M.B.A., Weber State University; Ph.D. (ABD), Educational Leadership, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Careers

Careers:    
The EART graduate can find employment locally, Statewide, Nationally, and Worldwide in the following highly automated industrial and manufacturing industries: 

Mines (coal, copper, potash, gold, and many others)

Gas and Oil
Pharmaceutical 
Medical Products
Food and Beverage packaging and distribution
Automotive
Farming equipment
Product Distribution companies
Power Plants
Commercial and Industrial Maintenance
Automated Machine Manufactures
Waste Management Industries
Consulting Companies that provide “PLC & PAC Programming Services” and “Maintenance Services” to Industrial and Manufacturing Companies that need expert services.

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