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Industrial Control Systems

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Why Choose Industrial Control Systems Minor?

All aspects of modern industry rely upon electrical controls and automation system technology. The Industrial Control Systems Minor provides essential concepts necessary for non-Electrical/Electronics students in industrial controls. Topics such as programmable logic controllers, industrial communications and networking, transformers, motors, sensors, and fundamental electrical concepts are presented with emphasis on hands-on experience.

The Industrial Control Systems Minor will provide knowledge and skills to enhance the careers of students in any technology, occupational education, or science related program.

Admission Requirements

The minor is open to all students enrolled and pursuing a baccalaureate or higher degree. Students must be in good standing with a cumulative of a 2.0 or higher in declared major.  Students are expected to meet prerequisites for all courses.

Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 50% of the total credits required must be earned at Ferris State University.

Only 6 credits can be shared with student’s major.

A minimum grade of C- is required for each course in certificate.

Cumulative GPA must be a 2.0 or higher. 

More Information

EET & CNS Program Office
Ferris State University
915 Campus Drive/SWN 405
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2291
Phone: 231-591-2388

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Electrical Fundamentals
Controls for Automation
Electric Power and Machine
Industrial Automation Controls
Ind Process Communications