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Mechtronics Certificate

This certificate provides training in a multi-disciplinary field focusing on industrial automation. Topics such as electricity, electronics, industrial motor controls, programmable logic controllers, robotics, AC/DC drives, mechanical design, and manufacturing technologies are covered.


Career Opportunities:
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This certificate prepares the student for the following career opportunities: industrial mechanical/electrical systems technician, food processing machine service technician, facilities systems technician, waste water systems technician, manufacturing coordinator, field service technician, and mechanical electrical machine systems installer.


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


Course List: Required Program

First Semester:

DESGN 100 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) 3 Units

ET 302 Principles of Electricity and Electronics 4 Units

WELD 300 Introduction to Welding 3 Units


 Following Semesters:

DESGN 302 Technical Documentation with CADD 3 Units

ET 192 Introduction to Robotics 2 Units

ET 194 Intermediate Robotics 2 Units

ET 195 Electrical and Mechanical Power and Control Systems 3 Units

ET 253 Industrial Communication Systems Support 4 Units

MGMT 360 Management Communication 3 Units

PHYS 310 Conceptual Physics 3 Units


[ [ ENGR 307 Industrial Materials Testing (3) 5 - 8 Units

and MATH 100 Elementary Algebra (5 Units) ]

or [ DESGN 310 Graphic Analysis and Documentation (3 Units)

and DESGN 330 Engineering Systems and Design (5 Units) ] ]

or [ WELD 342 Symbol Reading, Layout and Fabrication (3 Units)

and ET 196 Sensors, Measurement, and Control (2 Units) ]

                                                            Total Units: 35 - 38