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Fluid Power & Automation Technology


Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Fluid Power and Automation Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge and training for employment in the following fluid power industry positions: fluid power mechanic, fluid power technician, and salesperson in fluid power industry. The student demonstrates his or her ability to apply knowledge of physics and mathematics in solving applied fluid power problems; plan and install complex fluid power systems; maintain, troubleshoot, and repair control systems using proper tools and procedures; and select, compile, and use technical information from reference materials. The student demonstrates the skills, knowledge and training to take the Fluid Power Society certification exams for fluid power mechanics, technicians, and specialists. This program is accredited by the Fluid Power Education Foundation (FPEF).

Total Units Required 28.5 - 29
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
INDUS 31 Industrial Hydraulics 4
INDUS 37 Industrial Pneumatics 4
INDUS 94 Industrial Mathematics 3
INDUS 95 Principles of Technology 3

Second Semester
INDUS 35 Mobile Hydraulics 4
INDUS 41 Instrumentation and Process Control 3

ELECT 11 AC and DC Network Analysis 4.5
OR
ELEC 30 Fundamentals of Electricity 5

MECH 15 Machine Tool Process 3

General Office
Business Division
Upon successful completion of the General Office Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment in private industry, non-profit organizations, and government offices for the following positions: General Office Clerk, Office Assistant, Office Clerk, Receptionist, or Information Clerk. The student demonstrates his or her ability to: answer the telephone effectively; utilize customer service skill; open, sort and distribute incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail; keyboard documents; address envelopes and labels; file correspondence and documents; use a fax and copy machine.

Total Units Required 30.5 - 32.5
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
BIM 2 Intermediate Keyboarding 3.5
BIM 7A Beginning Word Processing: Concepts and Applications 3

BUS 1A Principles of Accounting 5
OR
BUS10A Bookkeeping 3

BUS 17A Beginning Business Communication 3
ELECTIVES See Group 1 Below 3

Second Semester
BIM 38 Office Technologies 3
BIM 42 Records Management and Filing 3
BUS 17B Advanced Business Communication 3
ELECTIVES See Group 1 Below 6

Group I (Electives)
(minimum of 9 units from the following)

BIM 7B Intermediate Word Processing: Concepts and Application 3

BIM 31 Electronic Calculation 3
OR
BIM 32A,B,C Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Office Calculation 3

BIM 50 Machine Transcription 2
OR
BIM 95G Transcription Techniques 1

BIM 70 Keyboarding for Speed and Accuracy 1.5
BIM 95B Electronic Filing 1
BIM 95D Proofreading Techniques 1
BIM 95E Telephone Techniques .5

BUS 13 Accounting on The Microcomputer 2
OR
BUS 15 Computer Spreadsheets for Accounting 2

C S 45 Microsoft Windows 1
GUID 33 Job Seeking Skills 1

COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3
OR
COM ST 7 Intercultural Communication 3
OR
COM ST 3 Interpersonal Communication 3




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