2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics Technology
Degree Plan: Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics Technology Certificate



(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield and Mountain View only

Degree Plan Code: C1.ADV.MANUF.MECH.13

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must complete 25% of the degree requirements at the college awarding the degree.

Advanced manufacturing/mechatronics technology merges electronics, mechanics, fluid power, PLC and computer controls with sensors, transducers and actuators to manufacture a product or perform a task with minimal human intervention. This frees people from the routine tasks and allows them to focus on solving problems, fixing equipment breakdowns or changing processes for better operation. A person with these diverse skill sets has a wider range of employment opportunities and is prepared to adapt to changes in industry. The technician with training in advanced manufacturing/mechatronics will be ready to take advantage of the new developments in industry and realize their potential to grow with changes in the global economy.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

MFGT 1404 Automated Manufacturing 4
MFGT 1406 Mechanical Principals in Automated Manufacturing 4
8

SEMESTER II

ELPT 2419 Programmable Logic Controllers I OR 4
ELMT 2433 Industrial Electronics (4)
MFGT 2459 Industrial Automation II 4
8
Minimum Hours Required 16

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.


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