Program Number: 10-620-2
School Year: 2013-2014
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
Mechatronics integrates theories and applications in mechanical, electrical and electronic systems, fluid power, robotics and computer software to prepare students to work effectively in a variety of industrial settings. The Mechatronics program teaches students a broad array of job-ready skills that involve integrating technologies and systems-thinking required to effectively problem solve, program, operate and maintain electromechanical and automated equipment. Graduates are trained to work as members of teams consisting of engineers and production workers in a variety of industrial and manufacturing settings.
Statewide Salary Range for Recent Graduates
- $122.20 per credit (resident)
- $183.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Interpret technical drawings, schematics and diagrams as they relate to automated process control systems.
- Troubleshoot automated process control system components.
- Design and program logic controls and Human Machine Interface (HMI) as communication devices for automated process control system.
- Analyze the interaction between the various components of a system such as fluid power, mechanical, Servo and electrical/electronics to operate the system.
- Program and interface robotics devices, Vision System, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology and Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) in the automated process control system.
- Complete and maintain appropriate documentation for automated systems and processes.
- Controls Engineer
- Electrical/Electronics Technician
- Field Engineer
- Mechatronics Technician
- Research and Development Technician
- Submit the college admission application.
- Submit the $30 one-time fee.
- Submit high school and other official college transcripts.
- Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.
- Meet with Admissions to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).
- Check with Admissions if any additional steps are required.
Please visit the Admissions page for general information.
|103-159||**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office||1|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
|804-113||College Technical Math 1A||3|
|804-114||College Technical Math 1B||2|
|804-116||College Technical Math 2||4|
|809-166||Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application||3|
|809-199||Psychology of Human Relations||3|
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|809-198||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|620-105||Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 1||2|
|620-110||Integrated Manufacturing Planning - Mechatronics||2|
|620-150||PC Interfacing and Communications||3|
|806-137||Comprehensive Technical Physics||4|
|620-111||Integrated Manufacturing Production - Mechatronics||2|
|620-136||Advanced Programmable Controllers||3|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||68|
Successful completion of course 620-110 and 620-111 is the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.
** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation. Consequently, they are not part of the program credit requirements.
Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.