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2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog 
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechatronics Engineering Technology, AAS

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Science and Mathematics Division

The Mechatronics Engineering Technology Program prepares students for careers as engineering technicians in diversified manufacturing. Students gain knowledge and skills in blueprint reading, CAD drawing, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electricity, motors, motor control, programmable logic controls, robotics and motion control, process control, instrumentation and computer integrated manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on predictive maintenance, troubleshooting and quality assurance. College credit may be granted through Dual Enrollment or Tech Prep articulation agreements between RACC and approved secondary schools.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective technical writing skills.
  • Analyze and interpret electric schematic, architectural and industrial prints.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of various hand and power tools used in equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Operate, troubleshoot and repair commercial mechanical, electrical, fluid power, electronic, robotic and integrated manufacturing systems.
  • Interface and integrate manufacturing components and unit operations into useful systems.
  • Develop and implement project plans that integrate electrical systems, mechanical systems, control systems and computer systems.

Required Program of Study

Students are granted credit by articulation for the required Mechatronics Engineering Technology (MET) courses after completion of the course competencies through courses offered by RACC’s Workforce and Economic Development/Community Education Division. Students should contact that division to obtain information on course offerings.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the courses listed, the following general education courses are required for completion of the AAS degree. These courses may be taken prior to, concurrent with, or following completion of the Mechatronics Engineering Technology competencies taught by the Workforce and Economic Development/Community Education division.

Total Credits=75

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