Mechatronics - Certificate
The Mechatronics Technology certificate program will provide students with the fundamental skills and understanding in electronics, mechanical and fluid power and automated controls commonly found within the manufacturing industry. Furthermore, graduates of the program will be able to perform a systemic analysis and troubleshoot equipment and machinery utilized in the industry.
Entry-level salaries range is around $30,000 annually. Graduates can work in small job shops, large manufacturers, public institutions, and governmental agencies as manufacturing team leader, Start-up Technician, Control Technician, Quality Control Technician, and Service Technician.
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Office of Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.
Proposed Curriculum Sequence
|First Semester - Fall||Course Title||Semester
|EEM 117||AC/DC Circuits I||4|
|EEM 140||National Electrical Code||3|
|EEM 231||Digital Circuits I||3|
|IET 223||Industrial Safety||3|
|MAT 170||Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry||3|
|Second Semester - Spring|
|EEM 118||AC/DC Circuits II||4|
|EEM 170||Electrical Installation||3|
|ENG 155||Communications I||3|
|IMT 161||Mechanical Power Applications||4|
|Third Semester - Summer|
|EEM 151||Motor Controls||4|
|EEM 221||DC/AC Drives||3|
|EEM 251||Programmable Controllers||3|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
|*Students interested in transferring to a senior institution should select ENG 101 in place of ENG 155.|