This course introduces programmable logic controllers. It covers various programmable control devices. It covers system components, installation, and introductory programming terms. Students learn to monitor, upload, and download programs to processors. NOTE: Students registering for this class and planning to go on to INCT 2232 Programmable Logic Controllers II must register for both classes. INCT 2231 and INCT 2232 run 5.5 weeks consecutively during the same quarter.