Mechatronics Technology I Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare students for system approach analysis and troubleshooting on advanced automated equipment and machinery, combining electronic, mechanical, robotics and information system technology found in today's automated manufacturing facilities.

Required Courses

Courses Credit Hours
EEM 117 AC/DC Circuits I 4.0
EEM 118 AC/DC Circuits II 4.0
EEM 151 Motor Controls I 4.0
EEM 162 Introduction to Process Control 3.0
EEM 200 Semiconductor Devices 4.0
EEM 231 Digital Circuits I 3.0
IMT 112 Hand Tool Operations 3.0
IMT 131 Hydraulics & Pneumatics 4.0
Subtotal   29.0
Total Credit Hours 29.0


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Mechatronics Technology I certificate is to prepare students for systems approach analysis on high tech automated equipment, machines and processes found in today’s manufacturing facilities.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a logical sequence for isolating problems within a Mechatronics process.
  2. Analyze a process control system operation and select the appropriate sensing equipment for that operation.
  3. Operate and adjust robots and automated systems equipment.
  4. Analyze the operating difficulties of an automated system and perform the corrective actions needed.
  5. Demonstrate the correct procedures in the breakdown, inspection, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  6. Test, analyze, and troubleshoot an industrial machine or process using a programmable logic controller (PLC).
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of PLC software and interface applications.


Advisement Information

Program notes

  • The Mechatronics program six-semester cycle starts every fall semester on the Greenwood and Abbeville campuses, every summer semester on the Center for Advanced Manufacturing campus in Laurens and every spring semester on the Newberry Campus.

2018-2019 Semester-by-Semester Graduation Plans

Mechatronics Technology I Certificate (MCT6)  

Please consult with program director, Hadi Hamid, during initial advising process. 

2019-2020 Semester-by-Semester Graduation Plans

Mechatronics Technology I Certificate (MCT6)  

Please consult with dean, Hadi Hamid, during initial advising process. 

Course Offerings by Campus - Spring 2020

Click here for a list of course offerings by campus for Mechatronics Technology, Mechatronics Technology I Certificate, and Electrical Maintenance Technician Certificate


  • You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor by reviewing Degree Works, your Class Schedule, or by visiting the Advising webpage.

  • Students contact Hadi Hamid (Lex Walters Campus in Greenwood) or Kevin Moore (Newberry Campus) with questions about Mechatronics.

  • Please email if this Advising Guide needs to be corrected or updated.

Advising information last reviewed/updated 2/2020.