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Mechatronics Engineering Technology (A40350)

Engineering and Technology: Applied, Automation, Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Career Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems. Includes instruction in prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems analysis and maintenance procedures. Graduates should be qualified for employment in industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement, and control systems, and should qualify to sit for Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) mechatronics or similar industry examinations. The following colleges are approved to offer this program:

Course Sequence

Fall Semester I

Course Title Class Lab Contact Credit
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 4 3
COM 110 Intro to Communication (Gen Ed) 3 0 3 3
ELC 111 Intro to Electricity 2 2 4 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing (Gen Ed) 3 0 3 3
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 4 3
Totals 18 15

 

Spring Semester I

Course Title Class Lab Contact Credit
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2 6 8 4
ELC 125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 3 2
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 2 3 5 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 3 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 2 2
Totals 21 14

 

Summer Semester I

Course Title Class Lab Contact Credit
DFT 151 CAD I 2 3 5 3
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 1 4 5 3
PHY 131 Physics-Mechanics 3 2 5 4
Totals 15 10

 

Fall Semester II

Course Title Class Lab Contact Credit
ATR 112 Intro to Automation 2 3 5 3
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 2 3 5 3
ELC 213 Instrumentation 3 2 5 4
ENG 114 Prof. Research & Report 3 0 3 3
MAT 122 Algebra/Trigonometry II 2 2 4 3
Totals 22 16

 

Spring Semester II

Course Title Class Lab Contact Credit
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2 6 8 4
MEC 130 Mechanisms 2 2 4 3
MNT 111 Maintenance Practices 2 2 4 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 3 3
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1 3 4 2
Totals 23 15

 

 



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411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

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100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

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