2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    May 20, 2022  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechatronics Technology, AAS


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Program Description

The Mechatronics Technology Degree 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 Degree 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. Graduates of the program receive a Mechatronics Technology Degree that qualifies them for employment as industrial electricians or Mechatronics technicians. (Program Length: 4 Semesters)

 

View the Mechatronics Technology Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

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.

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area I - Language Arts/Communication


(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area III- Natural Sciences/Mathematics


Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:


To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Total Hours: 69


Suggested First Semester Classes:


Elective(s):


  • Choose 6 Credits from IDSY, AIRC, WELD.

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