Printer Friendly Version    Evaluation Worksheet    Recommended Course Sequence

Mechatronics Technician Certificate Engineering and Applied Technology Total Units: 26
Term Effective: Fall 2021


The Mechatronics Technician major provides training in a multi-disciplinary field focusing on industrial automation. Topics include electricity, electronics, industrial motor controls, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), robotics, AC/DC drives, and manufacturing technologies.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Use computers to monitor and regulate processes and equipment, and to generate reports.
  2. Analyze, construct, and test automated systems including electronic sensors, mechanical actuators, and computer control.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to create Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and microcontroller programs and properly interface them to input and output devices.
  4. Understand safety codes and implement safety procedures applicable to usage of industrial equipment in an industrial working environment.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Mechatronics Technician Certificate program are:

  • Complete 26 units from
    • Mechatronics Technician Requirements

Mechatronics Technician Requirements - complete 26.00 units
ELEC 54ADirect and Alternating Current Theory3.00
ELEC 54BFundamentals of Electronic Devices3.00
ELEC 54CMicrocontrollers and Embedded Systems3.00
ELEC 64AElectronic Construction 12.00
ELEC 82Mechatronics Fundamentals3.00
ELEC 88Computer Hardware3.00
ELEC 153Programmable Logic Controllers3.00
ELEC 180LabVIEW for Technicians3.00
ELEC 184Industrial Robotics Fundamentals3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2021

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

Phone Email Website
(707) 527-4915
Engineering and Applied Technology