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Electromechanical Technology

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Video: Electromechanical Technology

Program Number: 10-620-1
School Year: 2017-2018
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac

Program Description

Electromechanical Technology integrates theories and applications in mechanical, electrical and electronic systems; fluid power; robotics and computer software to prepare students to work effectively in a variety of industrial settings. The Electromechanical Technology program teaches students a broad array of job-ready skills that involve integrating technologies and systems-thinking required to effectively problem solve, program, operate and maintain electromechanical and automated equipment. Graduates are trained to work as members of teams consisting of engineers and production workers in a variety of industrial and manufacturing settings.

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

  • $50,415

Approximate Costs

  • $132.20 per credit (resident)
  • $198.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

Program Outcomes

  • Interpret technical drawings, schematics and diagrams as they relate to automated process control systems.
  • Troubleshoot automated process control system components.
  • Design and program logic controls and Human Machine Interface (HMI) as communication devices for automated process control system.
  • Analyze the interaction between the various components of a system such as fluid power, mechanical, Servo and electrical/electronics to operate the system.
  • Program and interface robotics devices, Vision System, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology and Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) in the automated process control system.
  • Complete and maintain appropriate documentation for automated systems and processes.

Career Opportunities

  • Controls Engineer
  • Electrical/Electronics Technician
  • Field Engineer
  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Research and Development Technician

Career Pathways

Career Pathways offer a guide to help you achieve your education and employment goals. With short-term education options based on stackable credits, Career Pathways allow you to build upon your education goals as you plan your career advancement. At each step of the way, your classes will stack to more advanced certificates and diplomas, earning industry recognized credentials that provide you potentially new employment opportunities.

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
  • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
  • Attend a program orientation with your advisor.   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Courses

Number Title Crs
Term 1
103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
620-101 DC Circuits 3
620-102 AC Circuits 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
804-113 College Technical Mathematics 1A 3
804-114 College Technical Mathematics 1B 2
890-101 **College 101 2
Total 17
 
Term 2
620-103 Semiconductor Devices 3
620-104 Digital Electronics 3
620-115 AC-DC Machinery and Motor Controls 4
804-116 College Technical Mathematics 2 4
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
Total 17
 
Term 3
620-105 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 1 2
620-110 Integrated Manufacturing Planning - Mechatronics 2
620-133 Data Acquisition and Control with LabVIEW 3
 - OR - 
620-141 Mechanical Drives 1 3
620-135 Allen-Bradley PLCs and Ladder Logic 3
620-150 Data Communication and Protocols 3
Total 13
 
Term 4
620-111 Integrated Manufacturing Production - Mechatronics 2
620-136 Advanced Allen-Bradley PLCs and PanelVIEW 3
620-146 Instrumentation and Process Control 3
 - OR - 
620-142 Mechanical Drives 2 3
620-151 Fanuc Robotics and Vision Systems 3
801-197 Technical Reporting 3
809-166 Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application 3
Total 17
 
Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 64

General Education Options

View the Electromechanical Technology General Education Course Options.

Institutional Requirements

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

Academic Planner

Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.

Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

Additional Information

*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

Students highly recommended to obtain OSHA-10 safety certification. Course offered regularly at MPTC (consult academic advisor/instructor).

For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.