Bakersfield College

Industrial Automation Information Session

Bakersfield College's Industrial Automation Baccalaureate program is offering informational sessions to inform prospective students and the public community about the details of the program and subsequent career opportunities. The Baccalaureate Program in Industrial Automation is designed to prepare individuals for technical management careers in industries that utilize automation, including the petroleum, manufacturing, logistics and agriculture industry sectors, in order to improve the regional economy.

This degree focuses on the application of electronics and computer technology to industrial automation systems, which may apply to various categories of job titles in the following areas:

  • Maintenance of Industrial Equipment
  • Automation (Programmable Logic Controllers/PAC's, robotics, materials and product handling, motion control motor drives, networked control systems, automated production equipment, integration of various technologies into solutions, and related areas)
  • Process Control and Measurement (Instrumentation, Industrial Measurement)
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Industrial Safety and Hygiene
  • Technical Management (managing technical employees)
  • Operations Management (managing company operations)
  • Facilities Planning, Infrastructure, Upgrade Supervision
  • Operations Management
  • Technical Sales and Marketing
  • Design and Engineering Operations (positions that do not require the employee to have completed a four-year Engineering degree and/or be licensed)

The program prepares students for careers in the design, operation, and management of industrial automation systems focusing on the local industries that utilize these technologies, such as petroleum production, food production, fabrication, and logistics.

There are four sessions available in the afternoon and evening for anyone who would like to attend:

  • March 12: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
  • March 12: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
  • March 19: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
  • March 19: 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Accommodations are available with advanced notice. For more information, please contact Cynthia Quintanilla.

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