2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook

Mechatronics Engineering Technology (D40350), Diploma


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Purpose

The Mechatronics Engineering Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects. Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.

This program of study prepares students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems. It 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.

Upon completion of various levels should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Mechatronics Engineering Technology curriculum.

Program Curriculum


First Semester (Fall)


Class Hours 7 | Lab Hours 3 | Credit Hours 8


Second Semester (Spring)


Class Hours 11 | Lab Hours 14 | Credit Hours 16


Summer Session


Class Hours 5 | Lab Hours 6 | Credit Hours 7


Second Semester (Fall)


Class Hours 3 | Lab Hours 2 | Credit Hours 4


Second Semester (Spring)


Class Hours 3 | Lab Hours 2 | Credit Hours 4


Total Credit Hours 36


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