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The Controls Certificate is intended for working engineers in mechanical and closely related fields of engineering. The certificate will provide a foundation in contemporary control theory and methods. The Controls certificate covers classical and modern control system design and analysis. Specialization in digital controls, mechatronic, robotic, or aerospace applications is possible with a suitable choice of electives. Completion of the certificate will allow the student to design and analyze modern control systems.
Applicants must have completed an accredited Bachelor’s degree program in Mechanical or a closely related field of engineering. They are expected to have prior course work in undergraduate mathematics. No prior control courses are required.
Students must complete a total of 16 units as described below, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a grade of C or better in each course.
Required Courses (8 units):
Elective Courses (8 units):