Mechatronics Bachelor Degree

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Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology

Mechatronics Overview

Interested in automated manufacturing? Do you often wonder how things are made and how they work? Do you like working with your hands? If so, a career in Mechatronics may be for you. Additionally, if you'd like to learn about the manufacturing gap creating career opportunities in Mechatronics view our infographic, here.

The ECPI University Mechatronics program focuses on real-world application of engineering principles. If you are the type of person who likes working with your hands, putting things together, and combining different systems to come up with a solution for a real world problem, then a career in Electronics Engineering Technology could be the right choice for you. The Mechatronics concentration will offer you the chance to develop and troubleshoot robotics solutions, programmable controllers, and integrated 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 electronics field has been and will continue to be important for the maintenance, repair, installation, quality assurance, and research and development fields. Learn to develop and troubleshoot robotics, programmable controllers, and integrated systems. Skills in the Mechatronics field can be applied in various areas including maintenance and repair, installation, quality assurance, and research and development.

In as little as 2.5 years, through our year-round schedule, you could earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology with a concentration in Mechatronics.

 
Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap Infographic
 

Mechatronics Possible Career Track

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

Mechatronics Outcomes

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology program learn to design and build electronic systems through a strong foundation in analog and digital electronics. They are able to apply the acquired engineering and mathematical principles to implement and maintain computers and control systems.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology, graduates are expected to have:

  • Apply basic knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve engineering problems
  • Integrate various systems containing hardware and software components
  • Synthesize hardware and software solutions to meet specific operational requirements of engineering problems
  • Interpret testing results to solve technical problems and improve processes
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non- technical environments 
  • Perform as an effective team member or leader

Mechatronics Concentration

Students enrolled in the Mechatronics concentration will apply acquired knowledge to design and repair mechanical, electronics, and control systems. Graduates of the Mechatronics concentration will use interactive hands-on education in technology to achieve the following outcomes:

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

Mechatronics Curriculum

Program Requirements
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Choose one Lecture Course and Corresponding Lab from the following: EET390 - Motor Drives and EET390L - Motor Drives LAB or EET430 - Microcontrollers and EET430L - Microcontrollers LAB

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

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Visit the ECPI University Catalog for the most current program information.