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Program Overview

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.

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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 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.

Program Contacts:

Doug Slate

Lead Instructor - Mechatronics / IST

Degree Curriculum

Fall Semester

ACA-111 College Student Success 1
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 5
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 2
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
HYD-110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 3
MAT-121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 3

Spring Semester

ATR-112 Introduction to Automation 3
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
OR
ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3
MEC-111 Machine Processes I 3
MNT-110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 2
PHY-131 Physics-Mechanics 4

Summer Semester

ELC-115 Industrial Wiring 4
OR
WBL-114 Work-Based Learning I 4
ELC-117 Motors and Controls 4
ISC-112 Industrial Safety 2

Fall Semester

DFT-151 CAD I 3
ELC-128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller 3
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
OR
ENG-115 Oral Communication 3
MAC-121 Introduction to CNC 2
OR
WLD-112 Basic Welding Processes 2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3

Spring Semester

ATR-212 Industrial Robots 3
ELC-213 Instrumentation 4
ELC-228 Programmable Logic Controllers 4
MEC-130 Mechanisms 3
PCI-162 Instrumentation Controls 3
OR
WBL-123 Work-Based Learning II 2

Total credits needed to graduate: 75 Hours

Diploma Curriculum

Fall Semester

CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 5
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 2
HYD-110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 3
MAT-121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 3

Spring Semester

ATR-112 Introduction to Automation 3
ELC-213 Instrumentation 4
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
OR
ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3
MEC-111 Machine Processes I 3
MNT-110 Introduction to Maintenance Procedures 2
PHY-131 Physics-Mechanics 4

Summer Semester

ELC-115 Industrial Wiring 4
OR
WBL-114 Work-Based Learning I 4
ELC-117 Motors and Controls 4
ISC-112 Industrial Safety 2

Total credits needed to graduate: 45 Hours

Certificate Curriculum

Fall Semester

ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 5
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 2
HYD-110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 3

Spring Semester

ATR-112 Introduction to Automation 3
ISC-112 Industrial Safety 2
MEC-111 Machine Processes I 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 18 Hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Mechatronics systems;
  • Perform preventive maintenance on various industrial systems involving electronics, PLCs, robotics, sensors, actuators, fluid mechanics, instrumentation, and controls;
  • Write programs for control devices used in Mechatronics systems;
  • Demonstrate techniques used in troubleshooting problems in mechatronics systems;
  • Effectively describe the function of components used in closed loop systems;
  • Identify opportunities to apply lean manufacturing and predictive maintenance techniques to Mechatronics systems;
  • Perform all work safely per established industry standards.

Program Costs

Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,462.50 $4,918.50
Books and Supplies $546.50 $546.50
Total Cost $2,009.00 $5,465.00
Diploma In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $3,653.25 $12,293.25
Books and Supplies $1,250.75 $1,250.75
Total Cost $4,904.00 $13,544.00

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