Jun 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Mechatronics Technology (A.A.S.)


Mechatronics Technology
Career Readiness
Associate of Applied Science Degree

This career program will provide the academic knowledge and practical experience necessary to prepare students for employment as a highly skilled mechatronics technician. The concentration is specifically provided for students who are interested in working as a technician in an integrated multidisciplinary industrial environment. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be afforded the opportunity to complete the Level 2 Certification Examination to become a Siemens Certified Mechatronics Systems Associate. All collegiate-level transfer coursework for the Mechatronics program will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  1. course similarity within the programs enrolled in at Motlow
  2. courses with similar content taught at the same level as Motlow
  3. same credentialing requirements for faculty at the transferring institution.  Credit towards degree or certificate program requirements will be given for transfer coursework that meets all criteria.  Mechatronics courses will be evaluated by the Dean of Career & Technical Programs.

ADMISSION TO THE MOTLOW COLLEGE IN MECHATRONICS

 Application Procedure

  •  Apply and be accepted for admission to Motlow State Community College.
  •  Submit the separate Mechatronic Program Application by established deadline.
  • Take the Accuplacer examination in all areas or have current ACT scores.

GENERAL EDUCATION (15 credit hours)


Communications (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (3-4 credit hours)


One of the following:

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


One of the following:

On-Site Requirements:


MECH 2480 MECH 2425 , and MECH 2490  must be taken at Motlow State Community College.

Semester Hours Credit: 61*


*All mechatronics majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 - First-Year Experience 

 

NOTES FOR TRANSFERRING STUDENTS:

  • Students planning to articulate to Middle Tennessee State University for the Mechatronics Engineering Program are advised to take MATH 1910  and PHYS 2110 .
  • Students planning to articulate to Tennessee State University in the 2+2 program for a bachelors degree in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Mechatronics are advised to take MATH 1910 PHYS 2110 , ENGR 2110 , ENGL 1020 , and HIST 2010 .   

FALL START ONLY - Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester Four (14 credit hours)


FALL START ONLY - Recommended Part-Time Schedule


The following is a recommended part-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester Three (9 credit hours)


Semester Four (7 credit hours)


Semester Six (6 credit hours)


  • Humanities/Fine Arts 3 sem hrs cr
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 sem hrs cr

Semester Seven (8 credit hours)


Semester Eight (4 credit hours)