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Mechatronics (ESET) Degree 100% Online

Bachelor of Science in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology with a Concentration in Mechatronics - 100% Online

Mechatronics (ESET) Online Degree Program Overview

Online ESET graduates function in multidisciplinary teams to design, install, maintain, and repair systems, components, or processes meeting specific needs for engineering applications. They serve as a link between engineers and technicians in the workplace where they play a key role from the conception of electronic systems until their implementation. They are involved in the development, testing, production, and quality assurance of electronic and mechanical components and/or systems.

The curriculum provides Online ESET graduates with the education and foundation needed for employment in a variety of industries in the private and public sector, including the computer industry, homeland security, automation and manufacturing, and education.

Mechatronics concentration graduates are employed in a wide spectrum of areas in positions such as engineering consultant, electrical engineering or computer engineering technologist, product engineer, or project manager.

Using advanced simulation software, our online faculty creates a learning environment that closely replicates what it’s like in an actual lab. You have the opportunity to learn how to develop and troubleshoot robots, program controllers, and integrate systems. ECPI University Online also offers the opportunity to finish school much faster. Through our year-round, accelerated schedule, you can earn our online Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology with a concentration in Mechatronics in as little as 2.5 years.

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Program Description

The Online ESET - Mechatronics concentration - program focuses on real-world applications of engineering principles. The program provides a career pathway for individuals who like working with their hands, putting things together, and combining different systems to come up with a solution for a real-world problem. The Online Electronic Systems and Mechatronics concentrations offer a broad exposure to analog and digital electronics, engineering programming, instrumentation and measurement systems, as well as embedded and drive systems. Learn by doing while grasping a firm theoretical foundation in electronics. Put to practice your acquired knowledge through a culminating capstone experience.

With the new emerging technologies, a skilled workforce in the electronic systems field has been and will continue to be in demand for the design and implementation of new innovative solutions and products.

Possible Career Track

Online Mechatronics graduates are typically employed in areas such as:

  • Engineering Consultant
  • Electrical/Computer Engineering Technologist
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Industrial Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Computer Engineering Technician
  • Electronic Engineering Technician
Curriculum

Core Curriculum

52 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
ELECTRICITY
EET110 Electric Circuits I 3
ESET111 Electric Circuits II 3
ESET111L Electric Circuits LAB 1
EET310 Circuit Analysis 1
ANALOG ELECTRONICS
EET120 Semiconductor Devices 3
EET121 Electronic Systems Applications 3
EET220 Industrial Applications 3
EET221L Instrumentation and Measurement LAB 1
DIGITAL ELECTRONICS
EET130 Digital Systems I 3
EET230 Digital Systems II 3
EET230L Digital Systems LAB 1
NETWORKING
CIS150 Introduction to Computer Networking 3
PROGRAMMING
CIS126 Introduction to Programming 3
EET207 Applied Engineering Programming 3
CONTROL SYSTEMS
EET231 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers 3
EET231L Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers LAB 1
EET331 Programmable Logic Controllers and Robotics 3
EET331L Programmable Logic Controllers and Robotics LAB 1
SENIOR PROJECT
MET400 Senior Project 3
MET400L Senior Project LAB 1
EMBEDDED & DRIVE SYSTEMS
ONE LECTURE COURSE AND CORRESPONDING LAB FROM THE FOLLOWING:
EET390 Motor Drives 3
EET390L Motor Drives LAB 1
EET430 Microcontrollers 3
EET430L Microcontrollers LAB 1

Arts and Sciences

37 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
CAP480 Arts and Sciences Capstone 3
COM115 Principles of Communication 3
ENG110 College Composition 3
ENG120 Advanced Composition 3
HUM205 Culture and Diversity 3
MTH131 College Algebra 3
MTH200 Pre-calculus 3
MTH220 Applied Calculus I 3
MTH320 Applied Calculus II 3
PHY120 Physics 3
PHY120L Physics LAB 1
CHOOSE TWO COURSES:
ECO201 Macroeconomics* 3
ECO202 Microeconomics* 3
PSY105 Introduction to Psychology* 3
PSY220 Positive Psychology* 3

*For allowable substitutions of arts and sciences courses, see the Arts and Sciences Department page

Self Integration and Computer Literacy

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
CIS101 Computer Configuration I 3
COR090 Career Orientation Seminar 0
EET102 Engineering Math & Software Applications 3
FOR110 Essentials for Success 3

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Concentration Requirements

16 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
EET251 Computer Configuration II 3
EET251L Computer Configuration II LAB 1
EET320 Semiconductor Processing 3
EET380 Digital Communications I 3
ESET280 Introduction to Communications Systems 3
CHOOSE TWO COURSES:
EET252 Data Communications and Networking 3
CIS225 Networking Protocols and Services 3

Mechatronics Concentration Requirements

16 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
EET191 Materials Science 3
EET192 Engineering Graphics Communications 3
EET192L Introduction to 3-D Modeling LAB 1
MET211 Statics 3
MET230 Hydraulics and Pneumatics Systems 3
MET410 Dynamics 3

Electives

10 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
BUS102 Fundamentals of Customer Service 3
BUS121 Introduction to Business 3
BUS242 Technology Optimization 3
BUS328 Business Process Improvement 3
BUS328L Business Process Improvement LAB 3
BUS472 Applied Project Management 3
BUS472L Applied Project Management LAB 1
CIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
CIS115 Computer Applications 3
CIS121 Logic and Design 3
CIS123 Introduction to Scripting 3
CIS126L Introduction to Programming LAB 3
CIS202 Introduction to Routing and Switching 3
CIS204 Intermediate Routing and Switching 1
CIS206 Linux Administration 3
CIS207L Network Routing and Switching LAB 1
CIS214 Object-Oriented Programming Using C# 3
CIS215 Object-Oriented Programming with C++ 3
CIS218 Object-Oriented Programming Using Java 3
CIS226 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming 3
CIS228 Service Desk Fundamentals 3
CIS245 Windows Client and Server 3
CIS245L Windows Client and Server LAB 1
CIS282 Web Interface Design 3
EET272 Fiber Optics Communication 3
EET272L Fiber Optics Communication LAB 1
EET301 Special Topics in Engineering Technology 3
EET302 Externship-EET Sr. III 3
EET306 Externship-EET Sr. I-a 1
EET307 Externship-EET Sr. I-b 1
EET308 Externship-EET Sr. I-c 1
EET309 Externship-EET Sr. II 2
EET350 Overview of Electronics Security Devices 3
EET352 Engineering Economics 3
MET114 Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) 3
MET213 Advanced 3-D Modeling 3
MET221 Manufacturing Processes 3
MET313 Applied Strength of Materials 3
MET230L Hydraulics and Pneumatics Systems LAB 1
MET330 Applied Fluid Mechanics 3
MET330L Applied Fluid Mechanics LAB 1
Program Outcomes

Graduates of the B.S. Electronic Systems Engineering Technology program are expected to attain the following objectives within a few years of graduation:

  • Apply acquired technical and analytical skills as it relates to their professional positions in electrical, electronic, and related industries.
  • Apply relative mathematical, science, and engineering methods to solve technical problems.
  • Analyze and implement complex systems including both hardware and software.
  • Pursue lifelong learning and successful professional careers.
  • Perform as effective team members through adequate oral and written communication skills.
  • Relate and exercise an educated judgment in regards to their professional and ethical responsibilities.

Students in the Online B.S. Electronics Engineering Technology program learn to design and build electronic systems and learn about analog and digital electronics. They are able to apply the engineering and mathematical principles that they learn in order to implement and maintain electronic systems, such as computers and controllers.

Upon completion of the Online Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology, graduates will have:

  • An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
  • An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.
  • An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
  • An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team
  • An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly defined engineering technology problems.
  • An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • An understanding of the need for an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
  • An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.
  • A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement. 

Mechatronics Concentration

  • Create 2D and 3D designs for engineering parts using CAD software
  • Implement hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Analyze forces and their effects on systems

 

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