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      Video: Electromechanical Technology

      Program Number: 10-620-1
      School Year: 2019-2020
      Associate of Applied Science Degree
      Campus: Fond du Lac
      This program is eligible for financial aid

      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

      • $50,000

      Approximate Costs

      • $134.20 per credit (resident)
      • $201.30 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

      Admission Process

      Visit the Admissions Page for details

      Courses

      NumberTitleCrs
      Semester 1
      103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
      620-101DC Circuits3
      620-102AC Circuits3
      801-136English Composition 13
      804-195College Algebra With Applications3
      890-101**College 1012
      Total15
       
      Semester 2
      620-103Semiconductor Devices3
      620-104Digital Electronics3
      620-115***AC-DC Machinery and Motor Controls4
      804-196Trigonometry with Applications3
      809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
      Total16
       
      Semester 3
      620-105Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 12
      620-110Integrated Manufacturing Planning - Electromechanical Technology2
      620-133Data Acquisition and Control with LabVIEW3
      620-141Mechanical Drives 13
      620-135Allen-Bradley PLCs and Ladder Logic3
      620-150Data Communication and Protocols3
      Total16
       
      Semester 4
      620-111Integrated Manufacturing Production - Electromechanical Technology2
      620-136Advanced Allen-Bradley PLCs and PanelVIEW3
      620-146Instrumentation and Process Control3
       - OR - 
      620-142Mechanical Drives 23
      620-151Fanuc Robotics and Vision Systems3
      801-197Technical Reporting3
      809-166Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application3
      Total17
       
      Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements64

      Institutional Requirements

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

      Program Guide

      For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

      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 will obtain OSHA 10 certification thru completion of the AC-DC Machinery and Motor Controls course (620-115).

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