Mechatronics Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Applied Science
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
James Anderson: 313-845-6351,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-172A

Program Description


Develops skills essential to the fabrication, maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial automated systems. Multiple disciplines are addressed, including industrial electrical, mechanical, robotics, and pneumatics. Course work and laboratory experiences will be provided that support skills in the area of self-directed work teams.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the mathematical functions specific to their trade.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the occupational health and safety requirements relative to the workplace in general and specific to their trades.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of basic industrial computer applications in the general workplace and specific to their trades.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the application an interpretation of engineering drawings relative to the general workplace and specific to their trades.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of job skills specific to their trades.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the following essential knowledge and skills: troubleshooting, measurement, communication, use of hand tools, use of personal protection equipment, drawing interpretation, and problem solving.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements and Eligibility

High school diploma or GED.

Program Requirements


Complete at least one (1) additional credit from the following:

  • Trade & Apprentice courses:
    • Development (TADV)
    • Electrical (TAEL)
    • Energy Technology (TAEN)
    • Foundation (TAFD)
    • Fluid Power (TAFP)
    • Graphic Design (TAGD)
    • Industrial Materials (TAIM)
    • Mathematics (TAMA)
    • Manufacturing (TAMN)
    • Maintenance Technology (TAMT)
    • Process Instrumentation (TAPI)
    • Plumbing/Pipefitting (TAPP)
    • Process Technology Practices (TAPT)
    • Sheet Metal (TASM)
  • Architecture / Construction (BLDA)
  • Automotive (AUTO)
  • Computer Aided Design / Drafting (DRAF)
  • Electrical Engineering Technology (ELEC)
  • Energy Technology (ENT)
  • Machine Tool Technology (MTT)
Elective Hours
Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2022 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.