A course of study that prepares students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems. Includes instruction in prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems analysis and maintenance procedures. Graduates should be qualified for employment in industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, process improvement, and control systems, and should qualify to sit for Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) mechatronics or similar industry examinations.
Potential employment for students who complete the above course work and acquire their degree include, but are not limited to:
- Industrial Maintenance Technicians
- Manufacturing Instrumentation Technician
- Industrial Electrician and Instrumentation
- Electro-Mechanical Technician
- Process Control Technician/Operator