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Mechatronics Technology, AAS

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Program Start Date: Any Term
Minimum Program Length: 74 academic weeks; 5 terms; 70 credits
Curriculum Code: 35371

Program Description

This program develops students through skills training and academics. Focus is placed on an integrated model approach of analysis and troubleshooting on advanced automated equipment and machinery found in modern manufacturing facilities. The program combines electronic, mechanical, robotics and control systems technologies.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience and skills needed to perform operations, maintenance, systematic troubleshooting, diagnosis, repair, and installation involving electrical, mechanical, robotics, and control systems in a manufacturing environment.

Professional Opportunities

Maintenance Technician, Entry-level Mechatronics Technician, Manufacturing Associate.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Manufacturing, Architecture & Construction, Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics.

Total Credits: 70

Semester Display

The semester display below applies to students who start in the fall semester, are full-time, and require no transitional coursework. All students are encouraged to follow the recommendation below for the first semester of courses, and then meet with a faculty advisor to plan subsequent semesters

Fifth Semester

Total Credits: 70

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a logical sequence for isolating problems within a Mechatronics process.
  2. Analyze a process control system operation and select the appropriate sensing equipment for that operation.
  3. Operate and adjust robots and automated systems equipment.
  4. Analyze the operating challenges of an automated system and perform the corrective actions needed.
  5. Demonstrate the correct procedure in the breakdown, inspection, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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