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|Mechatronics Technician Certificate
||Engineering and Applied Technology
Total Units: 26
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.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- use computers to monitor and regulate processes and equipment, and to generate reports.
- analyze, construct, and test automated systems including electronic sensors, mechanical actuators, and computer control.
- demonstrate the ability to create Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and microcontroller programs and properly interface them to input and output devices.
- understand safety codes and implement safety procedures applicable to usage of industrial equipment in an industrial working environment.
The requirements for the Mechatronics Technician Certificate program are:
Complete 26 units from
- Mechatronics Technician Requirements
|Mechatronics Technician Requirements - complete 26.00 units|
|ELEC 54A||Direct and Alternating Current Theory||3.00|
|ELEC 54B||Fundamentals of Electronic Devices||3.00|
|ELEC 54C||Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems||3.00|
|ELEC 64A||Electronic Construction 1||2.00|
|ELEC 82||Mechatronics Fundamentals||3.00|
|ELEC 88||Computer Hardware||3.00|
|ELEC 153||Programmable Logic Controllers||3.00|
|ELEC 180||LabVIEW for Technicians||3.00|
|ELEC 184||Industrial Robotics Fundamentals||3.00|
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.
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