Program Description

The Industrial Electronics & Maintenance Technician Technical Diploma program prepares students for careers in the use and maintenance of common electrical/electronic devices and instruments. Graduates will be prepared to work with journeymen electricians and electromechanical technicians to perform the basic installation, maintenance and repair activities on industrial electronic equipment. This equipment includes motors, motor control systems and programmable logic controllers. The program's electronics concentration includes practical experience in troubleshooting with the necessary theory of electronic circuits. Additional maintenance applications include pneumatic and hydraulic power, mechanisms and mechanical devices.

Approximate Cost

$6,505
Tuition: $4853 , Books: $1652

Starting Salary

$38,480
Average, based on the annual Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
100%
at Antigo
< 10 %
at Medford
100%
at Phillips
< 10 %
at Spencer
< 10 %
at Wittenberg
< 10 %
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Use the terminology in the field of electronics
  • Read and interpret electrical/electronic drawings
  • Analyze electronic circuits
  • Perform tests using common electronic equipment
  • Troubleshoot electrical/electronic systems
  • Demonstrate necessary mathematical skills
  • Demonstrate configuration of computer controlled equipment
  • Demonstrate machine control understanding
  • Demonstrate basic hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge
  • Develop programs to operate and monitor automated equipment
  • Apply safety policies, standards, practices and procedures to the industrial environment

Courses

The Industrial Electronics and Maintenance Technician Technical Diploma is a 24 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

SOLIDWORKS 1 1.00
FLUID POWER SYSTEMS 1: FUNDAMENTALS 1.00
FLUID POWER SYSTEMS 2: FUNDAMENTALS OF PNEUMATICS 1.00
FLUID POWER SYSTEMS 3: DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE 1.00
AUTOCAD FOR TECHNICIANS 1.00
INDUSTRY WORKPLACE SAFETY 1.00
INTERPRETING ENGINEERING DRAWINGS 1.00
ELECTRICAL FABRICATION 1.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF MECHANISMS 1.00
INTRO TO MICROCONTROLLERS 1.00
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY 1 - DIRECT CURRENT ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS 1.00
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY 2 - ALTERNATING CURRENT ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS 1.00

Second Term

MACHINE CONTROL 1: LADDER LOGIC FUNDAMENTALS 1.00
MACHINE CONTROL 2: MOTOR AND ACTUATOR CONTROL 1.00
MACHINE CONTROL 3: SENSORS AND MACHINE SAFETY 1.00
MECHANICAL SYSTEMS 1: BASIC MACHINE COMPONENTS 1.00
MECHANICAL SYSTEMS 2: POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS 1.00
INDUSTRIAL MOTORS 1: ELECTRIC MOTORS 1.00
INDUSTRIAL MOTORS 2: DC/AC VARIABLE SPEED MOTOR DRIVES 1.00
PLC 1: PLC FUNDAMENTALS AND BIT BASED INSTRUCTIONS 1.00
PLC 2: TIMERS, COUNTERS AND PROGRAM CONTROL 1.00
PLC 3: DATA, MATH, SEQUENCER AND SHIFT INSTRUCTIONS 1.00
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY 3 - ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND DEVICES 1.00
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY 4 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS 1.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

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We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.