Mechatronics/Robotics Engineering Technology

A QUICK INTRO

A course of study that prepares students to use technical skills in developing and testing robots and other automated systems. 

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Instruction includes Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems analysis and maintenance procedures. 

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

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. 

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

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COURSE INFORMATION

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FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
ATR 112 Intro to Automation 3
COM 120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3
EGR 111 Engineer Comp and Careers 3
ELC 131 Circuit Analysis I 4
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2
    Totals 16

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
MEC 130 Mechanisms 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
    Totals 15

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 

HUM 110 Technology & Society 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
    Totals 7

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

ELC 132 Electrical Drawings 2
ELC 213 Instrumentation 4
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 3
PHY 151 College Physics 4
Choose one of the following:
EGR 285 Design Project 2
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I** 1
    Totals 14-15

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

ATR 211 Robot Programming 3
ATR 219 Automation Troubleshooting 2
ELC 117 Motors & Controls 4
ELC 228 PLC Application 4
WBL 121 Work-Based Learning II*** 1
    Totals 13-14

** With WBL 121 in Spring 2

*** If WBL is chosen from Fall 2

 

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Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
ATR 112 Intro to Automation 3
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 3
ELC 131 Circuit Analysis 4
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2
MEC 130 Mechanisms 3
    Totals 16

Click on title for course description.

 

Prefix No. Title Credit
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
ELC 132 Electrical Drawings 2
ELC 213 Instrumentation 4
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 3
Choose one of the following:  
EGR 285 Design Project 2
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 1
    Totals 13-14

Click on title for course description.

 

Prefix No. Title Credit
ATR 211 Robot Programming 3
ATR 219 Automation Troubleshooting 2
ELC 117 Motors & Controls 4
ELC 228 PLC Application 4
Choose one of the following:  
EGR 285 Design Project 2
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 1
WBL 121 Work Based Learning II 1
    Totals 15

Click on title for course description.

 

Prefix No. Title Credit
COM 120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
HUM 110 Technology & Society 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
    Totals 16
Jim Falbo
Mechatronics Program Coordinator/Instructor

Source URL: https://www.southwesterncc.edu/career-technologies/mechatronicsrobotics-engineering-technology