Award Granted Upon Completion: Certificate in Mechatronics
Credits/Contacts Required: 32/32
Major code: 04/438
CIP Code: 150403
Mechatronics is a relatively new term used to describe how computers control electrical and mechanical systems. Mechatronics is present in any automated system, from HVAC (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning) systems to robotic assembly lines. The Mechatronics certificate is designed to provide an introduction to principles and basic skills used in a wide variety of fields. Students will learn the principles needed to install, maintain, and repair mechanical, electrical, control, and fluid power systems.