Basic Mechatronics Specialist (MS41)  Technical Certificate of Credit


(Stand Alone)

Program Description:

The Basic Mechatronics Specialist TCC is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and understanding to perform installation, diagnostic and repair to mechatronic systems and automated equipment. The program focuses on Motor Controls and Programmable Logic Controllers.



Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION– Reading 224 ACCUPLACER- Sentence Skills 60
Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation:9

Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.

Curriculum Outline (9 hours)
Occupational Courses-9 Hours 9
AUMF 1120

This course studies basic programmable controller application skills and techniques, and programmable controllers in typical environments as an element of a complex manufacturing cell. Topics also discussed will include the hands-on development of the programming, operation, and maintenance of industrial PLC systems.

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IDSY 1110

This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls, theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

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Faculty
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Program Chair

Chair/Instructor Mechatronics Technology
Manufacturing Technology Building, Room 115

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