ARET1200 Introduction to Robotics

This course is designed to allow students to program, setup and operate robots and robotic equipment. Teach pendant and PC programming will be utilized. Integration of robots with machine tools, conveyors and other applications will also be explored.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Program using a teach pendant
Manipulate the robot axis using the computer keyboard
Identify safety requirements
Compare robotic system to humans
Describe the Cartesian coordinate system
Interpret program documentation
Analyze an existing program
Run a pick and place robot

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details