2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology - Robotics Technology Certificate of Completion

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Program Description This program trains a student to build, program, test, and troubleshoot a robotic system and also introduces them to automation software. Students will develop the skills required to program a microcontroller based small robot to perform basic navigation using various sensor inputs with feedback and control techniques. These courses are intended to help prepare students for the use of robotics and automation in industry. This certificate of completion requires successful completion of a minimum of 12 credits as outlined.

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic advisor. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements (12 credits)


  1. Write, run, and debug microcontroller programs for the operation of a small robot.
  2. Build sensor circuits to interface with the robot.
  3. Introduction to computer aided design and simulation software.

Program Notes

The program code for this certificate is 630A. For financial aid, advising, and other reasons, students should work with their advisor to ensure that this code is properly recorded on their academic record.

The advisor for this program is: 
Kay Latimer | klatimer@edcc.edu | 425.640.1136

Department website: 
Engineering Technology | www.edcc.edu/etec

Certificate of Completion General Information

This certificate of completion (COC) is awarded upon completion of the required number of courses. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or S grades in all college level courses in order to earn this COC. Certain certificates may require a higher cumulative grade point average as dictated by industry standards. All credits for this COC must be earned at Edmonds CC.

Certificates of completion (COCs) are not eligible for financial aid; however, some COCs may be eligible for veteran’s benefits. If you are interested in this COC, please talk to your faculty advisor or an academic advisor in student services.

Student achievement is assessed in the general and program specific outcomes via the courses and course objectives that align with those outcomes. More information about program outcomes and course objectives can be found on the Using Program Requirement Sheets  page.

Students Are Advised To:

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year;
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning; and
  • Communicate with an academic advisor and/or a faculty advisor.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources



Dean’s Signature and Date Advisor’s Signature and Date
Eff: Summer 2017  

Internal Coding

EPC - 630A
TC - 12
CIP - 150303
Last revised - 2016/12/08

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