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Mechatronics Engineering Technology (A40350)

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY PATHWAYS

These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology. Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems. Includes instruction in prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems analysis and maintenance procedures. Graduates should be qualified for employment in industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement, and control systems, and should qualify to sit for Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) mechatronics or similar industry examinations.

Mechatronics Engineering Technology (Day) Semester Schedule

First Year - Fall Semester

ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Credits: 3
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity Credits: 5
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ELC 131 Circuit Analysis I Credits: 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra Credits: 4
    Credits: 15-16

First Year - Spring Semester

ELC 117 Motors and Controls Credits: 4
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ELN 231 Industrial Controls Credits: 3
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I Credits: 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety Credits: 2
ELN 133 Digital Electronics Credits: 4
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry Credits: 4
    Credits: 16-17

First Year - Summer Semester

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines Credits: 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* Credits: 3
  Social/Behavior Sciences Elective* Credits: 3
    Credits: 9

Second Year - Fall Semester

DFT 151 Computer Aided Drafting I Credits: 3
ISC 132 Manufacturing Quality Control Credits: 3
MEC 130 Mechanisms Credits: 3
PHY 151 College Physics I Credits: 4
ELN 260 Programmable Logic Controllers Credits: 4
    Credits: 17

Second Year - Spring Semester

ATR 112 Intro to Automation Credits: 3
ELC 213 Instrumentation Credits: 4
MEC 110 Intro to CAD/CAM Credits: 2
MEC 180 Engineering Materials  Credits: 3
MNT 240 Industrial Equip Troubleshooting Credits: 2
    Credits: 14