EAC offers Introduction to Robotics course

By Erin Larson

THATCHER – This Fall, Eastern Arizona College’s Physics Department will offer a short term course in robotics. The course, PHY298F, Introduction to Robotics, section #6042, will familiarize students with mechanical assembly, electrical connections and robot programming.

“Robots are part of modern life,” said class instructor, John Ratje. “Anything that is dirty or dangerous can be done by robots now.”

The class will meet in MS-109 at EAC’s Thatcher Campus on Nov. 5 and 11, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., as well as Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. until noon. This one-credit class is transferable as an elective credit to any university in Arizona.

For more information about the class contact Ratje at john.ratje@eac.edu.

To register, contact EAC’s Records and Registration Office at (928) 428-8270 or register online at www.eac.edu.