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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Mechatronics Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree

Overview

Offered at the Augusta campus

Entrance Dates: Fall
Length of Program: Five Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 62

Program Description: The Mechatronics Technology Degree Program is designed for the student who wishes to prepare for a career as a Mechatronics technician/electrician. The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skill, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skill. The Degree program teaches skills in Mechatronics Technology providing background skills in several areas of industrial maintenance including electronics, industrial wiring, motors, controls, PLC's, instrumentation, fluid power, mechanical, pumps and piping, and computers. Graduates of the program receive a Mechatronics Technology Degree that qualifies them for employment as industrial maintenance or Mechatronics technicians.

Employment Opportunities: The strengths of the program include a potential of high placement rates for graduates, above average starting salaries, and potential for career advancement and growth. Graduates are qualified for positions as engineering assistants, programmable control specialists, automation specialists, industrial electronics specialists, and a wide variety of industrial management positions. The associate degree program provides for continuing career mobility and facilitates continuing educational opportunities.

Curriculum Outline

General Core Courses, 15 credits

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION & RHETORIC

3

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

XXXX XXXXSOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AREA II*

3

XXXX XXXXHUMANITIES/FINE ARTS AREA IV*

3

XXXX XXXXGENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE*

3

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog.

Occupational Courses, 47 credits

IDFC 1013SOLID STATE DEVICES I

3

 

IDSY 1101DC Circuit Analysis

3

OR

IDFC 1011DIRECT CURRENTS I

3

 

IDSY 1105AC Circuit Analysis

3

OR

IDFC 1012ALTERNATING CURRENT I

3

OR

ELTR 1020ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS BASICS I

3

 

IDSY 1110INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS I

4

IDSY 1120BASIC INDUSTRIAL PLCs

4

IDSY 1190FLUID POWER SYSTEMS

4

IDSY 1210INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS II

4

IDSY 1220ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL PLCs

4

IDSY 1230INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTATION

4

MCTX 2250Mechatronics Capstone

3

AUMF 1150INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS

3

Occupational Electives, 8 credits

Select 8 Credit Hours from the following course prefixes:

IDSY, AIRC, MCHT, WELD, ELCR, AUMF, BUAS

Notes:

  • A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses.

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Augusta Day Program, Fall Start

PROGRAM NAME: Mechatronics Technology

AWARD: Degree

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

 

Year 1 Fall Semester

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

 

IDSY 1101DC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

3

OR

IDFC 1011DIRECT CURRENTS I

3

 

IDSY 1105AC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

3

OR

IDFC 1012ALTERNATING CURRENT I

3

OR

ELTR 1020ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS BASICS I

3

 

IDSY 1110INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS I

4

 

Year 1 Spring Semester

IDFC 1013SOLID STATE DEVICES I

3

IDSY 1120BASIC INDUSTRIAL PLCS

4

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC

3

XXXX XXXXGENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE*

3

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog.

Year 1 Summer Semester

IDSY 1190FLUID POWER SYSTEMS

4

COMP 1000INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

XXXX XXXXSOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AREA II*

3

XXXX XXXXADVISOR APPROVED OCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVE*

3

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog. 

Year 2 Fall Semester

IDSY 1210INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS II

4

IDSY 1230INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTATION

4

XXXX XXXXADVISOR APPROVED OCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVE*

4

 

Year 2 Spring Semester

IDSY 1220INTERMEDIATE INDUSTRIAL PLCS

4

AUMF 1150INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS

3

MCTX 2250CAPSTONE PROJECT

3

XXXX XXXXHUMANITIES/FINE ARTS AREA IV*

3

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog.