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Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of a Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles of electricity and electronics, and perform basic electrical, mechanical and programmed automation;
  2. Understand the principles of industrial mechanics and mechanical equipment, and perform basic troubleshooting and repair;
  3. Understand the principles of industrial instruments and perform basic operations, troubleshooting and repair;
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the electro-mechanical industry and the basic tenants of how electronics and mechanics work together in an industrial setting; and
  5. Perform work functions within the regulatory and safety systems established for industry.

Specific Degree Information:

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics is a 33-semester hour curriculum to prepare students for support service careers in the advanced manufacturing industry. The program is an industry-driven response to the growing manufacturer demands in the area. A plan of study, specifically designed to prepare students with both knowledge and hands-on training experiences, will provide graduates with a mechatronics-based foundation for a successful career.

Required courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics


First Semester Hours
AMFG 100: Introduction to Manufacturing  3
AMFG 102: Manufacturing Tools and Equipment 3
ISAF 210: Industrial Safety and the OSHA Standard  3
TEED 101: Basic Electricity and Lab 4
MATH 129: Applied Technical Math 3
or MATH 102:   College Algebra 
    16
     
Second Semester Hours
TEED 252: Electric Motor Controls and Lab 4
AMFG 110: Manufacturing Materials and Fabrication Methods 3
TEED 143: Introductory Computer Drafting 3
TEED 260: Mechatronics Level I 4
    14
     
Third Semester Hours
TEED 153: Hydraulics/Fluid Dynamics with Lab  3
    3
     
Total Credit Hours 33
     
Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course
Students must meet the general competencies for the academic certificate.

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