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Mechatronics Technology Program

Mechatronics Technology - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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(843) 349-5277

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Coming Fall 2018 

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 on equipment and machinery utilized in the industry. 

For more information, contact:
Brandon Haselden  - (843) 349-7886

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.


Proposed Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
CET 218 Hydraulics 3
EET 113 Electrical Circuits I 4
EEM 107 Industrial Computer Techniques 2
EEM 151 Motor Controls I 4
IDS 105 Career Assessment and Exploration 1
  TOTAL 14
Second Semester - Spring    
EET 275 Intro to Robotics Manufacturing Technology 3
IMT 102 Industrial Safety 2
IMT 112 Hand Tool Operations 3
IMT 161 Mechanical Power Application 4
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3
  TOTAL 15
Third Semester - Summer    
EEM 201 Electronic Devices I  3
EET 235 Programmable Controllers 3
EGT 123 Industrial Print Reading  2
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
IMT 170 Statistical Process Control 3
  TOTAL 14
Fourth Semester - Fall    
AMT 206 Electricity and Automation 2
EEM 162 Introduction to Process Control 3
EEM 221 DC/AC Drives 3
EET 236 PLC Systems Programming 3
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry I 3
  TOTAL 14
Fifth Semester - Spring    
AMT 205 Robotics and Automated Control II 3
EEM 275 Technical Troubleshooting 3
IMT 163 Problem Solving for Mechanical Applications 3
PHI 103 Workplace Ethics* 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
  TOTAL 15



*Students interested in transferring to a senior instition should select ENG 101 in place of ENG 155 and PHI 110 in place of PHI 103.