2017-2018 Program Requirements APMETR

Mechatronics (APMETR)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Description

This program prepares students for entry-level positions as an automated equipment technician who assembles, installs, programs, troubleshoots and maintains robotic and automated equipment. Students have a choice to follow any of three different specialty tracks which will prepare them for the various applications of automation. Each track features a variety of application level classes where the student performs lab-oriented practice for required skills. It is highly recommended that beginning students take at least one technical class during their first semester. See an advisor in the Industrial Technology department for assistance.

Students must select one of the concentrations to complete as a program requirement.

Program Concentrations
Fluid Power Specialty (FPWR)
FLP 110 Fluid Power Fundamentals - II
FLP 214 Hydraulic Circuits and Controls
FLP 225 Fluid Power Motion Control
FLP 226 Pneumatics

Industrial Electronics Specialty (IELC)
ELE 211 Basic Electronics
ELE 254 PLC Applications
FLP 226 Pneumatics

Numerical Control Specialty (NCTL)
NCT 110 Introduction to Computerized Machining (CNC) - II
NCT 120 2D CAD CAM for Shape Cutting
NCT 121 Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation
NCT 123 2D CAD CAM CNC Programming for Mills and Lathes
NCT 221 Advanced Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees;
Wayne State University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: View Articulation Agreements.

Contact Information

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Industrial Technology Dept
Advisors
Thomas Penird
Julie N. (Niki) Lee

Requirements

(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)

Select a concentration for requirements and total credits required for program.

Footnotes

*Students who have successfully completed FLP 110 as part of their certificate do not need to take this course as a semester requirement. Course can only be taken once for credit.

**Students who have successfully completed NCT 110 as part of their certificate do not need to take this course as a semester requirement. Course can only be taken once for credit.

See an advisor to assist in scheduling and planning for each semester as some classes have limited offering.