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Mechatronics Technology Program

Mechatronics Technology - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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mechatronics machinery

Coming Fall 2019

The Mechatronics Technology degree 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. 

For more information, contact:
Jeff Ball  - (843) 349-7875

Career Outlook

Entry-level salaries range is around $40,000 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 Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

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Proposed Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
EEM 117 AC/DC Circuits I 4
EEM 162 Introduction to Process Control 3
EEM 231 Digital Circuits I 3
IMT 112 Hand Tool Operations 3
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry 3
  TOTAL 16
Second Semester - Spring    
EEM 118 AC/DC Circuits II 4
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
IMT 131 Hydraulics & Pneumatics 4
IMT 161 Mechanical Power Applications 4
  TOTAL 15
Third Semester - Summer    
EEM 151 Motor Controls 4
EEM 251 Programmable Controllers 3
Fourth Semester - Fall    
AMT 105 Robotics & Automated Controls I 3
EEM 252 Programmable Controller Applications 3
PSY 103 Human Relations* 3
PHI 103 Workplace Ethics* 3
  TOTAL 12
Fifth Semester - Spring    
AMT 205 Robotics and Automated Control II 3
EEM 221 DC/AC Drives 3
EEM 274 Technical/System Troubleshooting 4
ENG 160 Technical Communications* 3
  TOTAL 13



*Students interested in transferring to a senior institution should select ENG 101, ENG 102 and SPC 205 in place of ENG 155 and ENG 160; PSY 201 in place of PSY 103; and PHI 110 in place of PHI 103.

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