Associate of Applied Science
Industrial Technology - Mechatronics
Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical maintenance and 21st century technology. Companies in every industry are looking for technicians to keep their assembly line, testing and maintenance equipment performing effectively. Jobs are available in every industry, from renewable energy to telecom, agriculture and biotech fields.
MACC's Mechatronics program will give you hands-on experience to design, install, repair and maintain electrical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and more. Our instructors will teach you how to work safely, efficiently and solve problems quickly, both on your own and as part of a team. Let MACC give you the skills to compete in this exciting new field.
MACC's Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Technology-Mechatronics prepares students to be electrical and mechanical technicians who can troubleshoot, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment for today's highly integrated and automated manufacturing facilities. Courses include intensive hands-on lab components and are designed to create a cross-trained technician with skills in electrical systems, motor control, hydraulics and pneumatics, programmable logic controllers, safety, and quality control.
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This academic map is a semester-by-semester schedule of courses based upon the AAS degree requirements as outlined in the academic catalog. In order for you to graduate in two years, specific milestones, courses and other requirements (e.g. prerequisites) must be met in a timely manner. Additionally, keep in mind this map does not substitute for academic advisement. If you have questions, see your advisor and refer to the MACC website for current information. Finally, enrolling for courses during the summer session is an option and can reduce your regular course load and allow you to stay on track to graduate in two years.
|First Semester (Fall)
|IND100||Introduction to Manufacturing||3|
|IND101||Fundamentals of Industrial Maintenance||3|
|IND103||Industrial Safety & Health||3|
| MTH130 or
| ^Technical Math or
|3|| MTH130 or
|Second Semester (Spring)
| BUS150 or
| ^Business Communication or
^Technical Report Writing
|3|| BUS150 or
|IND104||Industrial Maintenance and Processes||3|
|IND105||Fluid Power Principles||3|
|Third Semester (Fall)
|EET111||Electric Motor Controls||3|
| EET214 or
| Programmable Logic Controls or
|IND109||^Mechatronics Blueprint Reading||3|
|Fourth Semester (Spring)
|EET213||Process Control and Instrumentation||3|
| HST105 or
| American History to 1865 or
Functions & Policies of American Government
|IND203||Measurements & Instruments||3|
| MSP101 or
| Machine Tool I or
| SKL250 or
| Employment Seminar or
^Industrial Technology Internship
|Total Hours for Degree||66-67|
*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the degree in two years. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.
^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).