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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics, Certificate of Technical Studies


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Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of a Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics will be able to:

  1. perform basic electrical, mechanical, and programmed automation using the principles of electricity and electronics;
  2. perform basic troubleshooting and repair using the principles of industrial mechanics and mechanical equipment;
  3. perform basic operations, troubleshooting, and repair using the principles of industrial instruments;
  4. demonstrate an understanding of the electro-mechanical industry and the basic tenants of how electronics and mechanics work together in an industrial setting; and
  5. perform work functions within the regulatory and safety systems established for industry.

Specific Program Information:

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics is a 33-semester hour curriculum to prepare students for support service careers in the advanced manufacturing industry. The program is an industry-driven response to the growing manufacturer demands in the area. A plan of study, specifically designed to prepare students with both knowledge and hands-on training experiences, will provide graduates with a mechatronics based foundation for a successful career.

Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.

Gainful Employment:

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year’s data only, however, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices. (www.bpcc.edu/academics/gainfulemployment)

Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics:

Third Semester: 7 Hours


Total Credit Hours: 33


Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course and meet the general competencies for the academic certificate.

Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.
Students must meet the general competencies for the academic certificate.

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