Mechanical Engineering Tech, Mechatronics Technician Specialization
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
This program prepares students to work as technicians in the field of mechanical-electrical manufacturing. Graduates will be able to specify maintenance processes, solve problems in fabrication, and troubleshoot mechanical processes.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CAD 151 Engineering Drawing Fundamentals I||3||CAD 201|
|ELE 150 A.C. and D.C. Circuit Fundamentals||4|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|MEC 113 Materials and Processes of Industry||3|
|MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I||3||MTH 163|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CAD 152 Engineering Drawing Fundamentals II||3||CAD 202|
|ELE 159 Electrical Motors||3|
|ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts||3|
|MEC 101 Introduction to Engineering Technology I||2|
|MEC 102 Introduction to Engineering Technology II||2|
|MTH 104 Applied Technical Mathematics II||3||MTH 164|
|Health/Physical Education Elective||2|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CAD 241 Parametric Solid Modeling I||3|
|ELE 239 Programmable Controllers||3|
|MEC 140 Introduction to Mechatronics||3|
|MEC 211 Machine Design I||4|
|Social Science Elective||3|
|4th Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ELE 240 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers||3|
|MEC 212 Machine Design II||4|
|MEC 266 Applications of Fluid Mechanics||3|
|MEC 270 Computations for Engineering Technology||3|
|Total Credits For Program||67|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- The social science elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: ECO, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY and SOC.
- The humanities elective requirement can be satisfied by completing a literature (ENG), foreign language, humanities (HUM), philosophy (PHI), art (ART), music (MUS), speech course addressing performing arts and the history of theatre (CST), or religion (REL) course. ENG 112, CST 100, CST 105 and CST 115 may not be used to satisfy humanities elective requirements.
For additional information on specific program objectives, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).