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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.

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:

Jordan Crowson

Lead Instructor - Mechatronics

Certificate Curriculum

Fall Semester

DFT-151 CAD I 3
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 5
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 2
HYD-110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 3
ISC-112 Industrial Safety 2
WLD-112 Basic Welding Processes 2

Total credits needed to graduate: 17 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.

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