This program prepares students for technician level positions in business and industry such as: Electronics Sales and Support, Electronics Technician, Controls Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Robotic Technician, Quality Technician, Technical Lead, Systems Integration, or Manufacturing Engineering Technician. Students will receive a diversified education in Automated Systems specializing in electronics. In the second year, students will gain further technical knowledge from advanced coursework that focuses on complete systems. Students will be able to select elective courses to fit their desired niche in business and industry. Some of the courses in this program may be offered online through Distance 360? as part of an Automation Technologies Certificate. This program has been developed in concert with business and industry partners. The program articulates into a related Bachelor's degree at Bemidji State University.