Automated Controls Concentration

Automated Controls Concentration

A woman uses an automated control system

The Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology major gives students a broad education in AC and DC circuits, electronic circuits, logic circuits, advanced electronic circuits, digital computer systems, and integrated circuits through practical laboratory experiences and classroom instruction. The Automated Controls concentration provides in-depth study of robotics, process control with feedback control loops, programmable logic controllers, transducers, and factory cell automation.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates can find careers as a(n):

  • Electronics Technician
  • PLC programmer
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Service Technician
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Communications Technician
  • Robotics Technician
  • Systems Applications Technician

Salary Expectations:

National Annual Mean Wage: $59,800
Tennessee Annual Mean Wage: $53,300
O*Net Online, July 2015