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electromechanical technology


    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

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 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


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
    620-101 DC Circuits 3
    620-102 AC Circuits 3
    801-136 English Composition 1 3
    804-195 College Algebra With Applications 3
    890-101 **College 101 2
    Total 15
    Semester 2
    620-103 Semiconductor Devices 3
    620-104 Digital Electronics 3
    620-115 ***AC-DC Machinery and Motor Controls 4
    804-196 Trigonometry with Applications 3
    809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
    Total 16
    Semester 3
    620-105 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 1 2
    620-110 Integrated Manufacturing Planning - Electromechanical Technology 2
    620-133 Data Acquisition and Control with LabVIEW 3
    620-141 Mechanical Drives 1 3
    620-135 Allen-Bradley PLCs and Ladder Logic 3
    620-150 Data Communication and Protocols 3
    Total 16
    Semester 4
    620-111 Integrated Manufacturing Production - Electromechanical Technology 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

    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.