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Mechatronics Technology with Process Control Electives, AAS

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Program Start Date: Fall 2021
Minimum Program Length: 74 academic weeks; 5 terms; 71 credits
Program ID:  AAS.MEC-P
Curriculum Code: 35371

Program Description

This program will allow Mechatronics students to have an elective path into the Process Control field involving control systems, electronic systems, industrial instrumentation, and mechanical systems to automate the control of physical parameters of manufacturing systems such as pressure, flow, level, temperature, pH, humidity, and mixing ratios. 

Practical Experience

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

Professional Opportunities

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

EEDA Career Cluster:

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

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. Analyze the operating challenges of an automated system and perform the corrective actions needed. 
  4. Demonstrate the correct procedure in the breakdown, inspection, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  5. Demonstrate fundamental concepts of quality control and assessment. 
  6. Demonstrate startup and shutdown of industrial processes. 
  7. Demonstrate the ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

Total Credits: 71

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Total Credits: 71

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