Sep 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechatronics Technology - A.A.S.


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This career pathway provides the academic knowledge and practical experience necessary to prepare students for employment as a highly-skilled mechatronics technician. The concentration is specifically provided for students who are interested in working as a technician in an integrated multidisciplinary environment.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will be afforded the opportunity to complete the Level 2 Certification Examination to become a Siemens Certified Mechatronics Systems Associate.  This program is designed for students interested in getting into the workforce quickly with the technical skills employers demand.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

Students earning a degree in a Mechatronics Technology are required to take the MECH Exit Exam in order to graduate. Please, see your advisor for more details.

General Education Requirements - Credits (15)


Major Core Course Requirements - Credits (39)


Natural Science (CHEM, PHYS, or PSCI courses preferred) Credits: (4) 2

Advisor Approved Course Requirements - Credits (6)


Choose 6 Credits from the following Advisor Approved Electives: 3

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements.

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Median Salary
Electro-Mechanical Technician $32,200 $46,630
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $31,800 $55,030
Mechanical Engineering Technician $30,470 $52,100

Recommended Schedule


First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (3)

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