Degree, Diploma, Certificate, On Campus
The Mechatronics curriculum prepares the students to use basic
engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing
automated, servo-mechanical, robotic, and other electromechanical
systems used in advanced manufacturing. Includes instruction in
prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems
analysis and maintenance procedures.
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
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.
This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.
Available Courses: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.
This course surveys industrial process control instrumentation concepts, devices, and systems. Topics include process control devices and process control applications associated with industrial instrumentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the various industrial process control and instrumentation systems.
Total credits needed to graduate: 28 Hours
This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.
Total credits needed to graduate: 30 Hours
This course introduces the principles of industrial safety. Emphasis is placed on industrial safety and OSHA regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of a safe working environment and OSHA compliance.
Total credits needed to graduate: 15 Hours
This certificate is offered to high school students through the
Career and College Promise (CCP) program (C40350X). CCP students should
complete this certificate over two semesters
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