2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 12, 2024  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechatronics Technology Program Fact Sheet


What is a Mechatronics Technician? The Mechatronics Technology program is designed for the student who wishes to prepare for a career as an Mechatronics technician/electrician. The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skill, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skill. The program teaches skills in Mechatronics Technology providing background skills in several areas of industrial maintenance including electronics, industrial wiring, motors, controls, PLC’s, instrumentation, fluid power, mechanical, pumps and piping, and computers. Mechatronics personnel, technicians, electricians, millwrights, and other related jobs are charged with inspecting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing commercial and industrial mechanical and electrical systems. These systems are found in manufacturing applications, assembly lines, and production facilities. The complex machinery found in each of these situations need technicians to install, service, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair machinery in order for the companies to maintain a high level of productivity.
Degree and Certificates Mechatronics Technology, AAS
Mechatronics Technology, Diploma
Mechatronics Technician Certificate
Prerequisite Courses 1. FYES 1000
2. Degree level proficiency is required to take degree level General Education courses.
3. Students are encouraged to complete any learning support courses needed while taking their technical courses. Please refer to course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
Semester Program Begins Fall semester
Application Process Applicants to the Mechatronics Technology program must meet all admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
Program Deadlines You may enter the program in the fall term.
For more information, contact: Steve Hevert, program director, SHevert@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6803.
For admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email ACTTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

The Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Lisa Richardson, Section 504/ADA, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Building 100, Room 708, 678.226.6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu