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2018 - 2019 Catalog

Mechatronics Technology - AAS


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Program Code: AAS.15891

Mechatronics is a field that is directly tied to how manufacturers produce their products. The Associate Degree Program in Mechatronics Technology prepares you for employment as a mechatronics technician. The field of mechatronics integrates the disciplines of electrical, mechanical, fluid power, robotics, and computer technologies to control equipment. Duties of a mechatronics technician include the installation, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance of automated systems. Employment opportunities include the medical field, original equipment manufacturers, food processing plants, manufacturing facilities, and independent contracting.

Fall First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 14


Winter First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 13


Spring First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 5


Total Semester Credits: 16


Winter Second Year:


Total Semester Credits: 14


Spring Second Year:


Total Semester Credits: 7


Total Credits: 69


Notations


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) is required in all ET and MT courses to earn the degree.
  2. For a career track with an emphasis on electronics, the following electives are suggested:
    1. ET 102 Industrial Electronics (4 Credits)
    2. ET 200 HMI Programming (4 Credits)
  3. For a career track with an emphasis on computers, the following electives are suggested:
    1. CST 160 - Networking Essentials  (3 Credits)
    2. CST 133W - Computer Concepts & Competencies  (4 Credits)
  4. For a career track with an emphasis on mechanical technology, the following electives are suggested:
    1. MIT 118 - Safety Practices and Procedures  (2 Credits)
    2. MS 113 - Introduction to Machining Processes  (2 Credits)
    3. MS 181W - Machine Tools I  (4 Credits)
    4. MT 161 - Industrial Rigging and Safety  (2 Credits)
  5. For a career track with an emphasis on manufacturing processes, the following electives are suggested:
    1. MIT 111W - Manufacturing Processes  (3 Credits)
    2. MIT 118 - Safety Practices and Procedures  (2 Credits)
    3. MIT 212 - Manufacturing Cell  (2 Credits)
  6. For a career track with an emphasis on independent contracting, the following electives are suggested:
    1. MGT 153W - Introduction to Business  (3 Credits)
    2. MGT 245 - Principles of Management  (3 Credits)
    3. MGT 251W - Business Law I  (3 Credits)

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