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Simulation and Robotics Technology, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 2204 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, Anindya.Paul@daytonastate.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, Linda.Sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The Simulation and Robotics Technology program prepares students with basic electronics skills and technical credentials needed for high technology careers in simulator installation, maintenance, service and support. Students also acquire skills required for specific simulator operation, testing, and troubleshooting. This program incorporates innovative teaching methods using the latest technology, thus improving student knowledge and encouraging their success. After completion, students may seek career jobs or transition into baccalaureate programs.

Description:

The Simulation and Robotics Technology program provides students with the technical credentials needed for high technology careers in simulator installation, maintenance, service and support. This program provides a thorough foundation in basic electronics and computer networking. Students also acquire skills required for specific simulator operation, testing, and troubleshooting.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, basic science, and engineering to solve problems encompassing the fundamental areas of simulation and robotics technology.
  2. Apply knowledge of one or more disciplines to the operation and maintenance of simulation and robotics systems.
  3. Identify and apply software solutions appropriate to simulation and robotics systems.
  4. Conduct experiments to acquire needed data, and to analyze and interpret data to solve engineering technology problems.
  5. Use computers and other modern tools and skills to solve technical problems.
  6. Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team in the solution of engineering problems.
  7. Demonstrate proficiency in communicating ideas and information orally and in writing.
  8. Relate the need for, and an ability to learn new concepts as required within the field of simulation and robotics technology.
  9. Comprehend ethical responsibility and professional integrity issues related to the practice of simulation and robotics technology.
  10. Comprehend contemporary technological and societal issues, and the impact of technology on society in both a local and global context.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Lab fees will be assessed for courses requiring specialized tools/equipment. See catalog descriptions for program specific courses.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 15 credits

Communication Core (6 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics Core (3 credits)

MAC1105College Algebra

3

MAC1105: Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's program are recommended to complete MAC1105 to satisfy their Mathematics core requirement.

Social Sciences Core (3 credits)

Choose One Course

DEP2004Developmental Psychology

3

PSY1012General Psychology

3

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities Core (3 credits)

Choose One Course

AML2050Modern American Literature

3

AML2060Contemporary American Literature

3

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

AML2600Introduction to African American Literature

3

HUM2210Prehistory to Medieval Humanities

3

HUM2230Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities

3

LIT2110Masterpieces of World Literature I

3

LIT2120Masterpieces of World Literature II

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

MUL2380Popular Music in America

3

THE1000Theatre Appreciation

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

CAP1801Simulation Fundamentals

3

CAP2023Introduction to Game Programming

3

CAP2949Cooperative Education Experience in Simulation and Robotics

1

CET1112CDigital Fundamentals and Lab

4

CET1600Network Plus

3

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

EET1011CIntroduction to Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

EET1021CAdvanced Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

EET1141CAnalog Devices and Circuits and

4

EET1607CElectronics Assembly and Cabling and Lab

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

ETD2357CInventor Solid Modeling and Lab

3

ETD2377C3D Computer Animation (3D Studio) and Lab

3

ETM2315CSimulation Power and Control and Lab

3

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

Mathematics Core

3

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

EET1011CIntroduction to Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

ETD2357CInventor Solid Modeling and Lab

3

2nd Semester

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

CAP1801Simulation Fundamentals

3

CET1600Network Plus

3

EET1021CAdvanced Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

Summer A

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

Summer B

Social Sciences Core

3

Year 2

1st Semester

CAP2023Introduction to Game Programming

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CET1112CDigital Fundamentals and Lab

4

ETD2377C3D Computer Animation (3D Studio) and Lab

3

ETM2315CSimulation Power and Control and Lab

3

2nd Semester

Humanities Core

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

CAP2949Cooperative Education Experience in Simulation and Robotics

1

EET1141CAnalog Devices and Circuits and

4

EET1607CElectronics Assembly and Cabling and Lab

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 68

Notes

Any AS degree at Daytona State College will articulate into and allow admission into the BS programs offered at Daytona State College.