Oct 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Mechatronics Technology - A.A.S.


For more information on this program, contact the Math and Science division at 615-230-3261 or at mathscience@volstate.edu.

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) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

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 Course (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)


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 http://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


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)