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Robotics and Automation Systems Technology Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Robotics & Automation Systems Technology program, students should be able to:

  • Follow safety policies and/or procedures according to industry standards
  • Perform troubleshooting techniques
  • Interpret, analyze, and evaluate technical material
  • Apply understanding of electrical circuits in DC and AC circuits
  • Define an industrial robot
  • Recognize robot degrees of freedom
  • List the main components of an industrial robot
  • Identify the two major categories of robot programming
  • Define point-to-point control
  • Understand and interpret learned information
  • Identify robot configurations
  • Identify factors which should be considered when selecting an industrial robot
  • Identify types of actuators
  • Identify different types of motion instructions
  • Identify the most common functions performed by inspection robots
  • Put ideas and concepts to work in solving problems
  • Describe characteristics of a continuous path robot
  • Differentiate between servo and non-servo control systems
  • Differentiate between manual and automatic programming
  • Differentiate between robot handling and assembly
  • Design appropriate robotic workcells for different manufacturing processes