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Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Science in mechatronics engineering technology provides graduates real-world experiential education combined with personalized undergraduate experiences in mechanical, electrical, and computer control systems, as well as engineering design and management. This bachelor's degree program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as technological engineers in today's highly integrated computer controlled manufacturing. Students are required to complete the core plus one track. A minor is not required.

Sample 4-year Curriculum Plan for MET

MET Objectives and Outcomes

 

Career Goals:

A career in Mechatronics Engineering Technology opens the door to a wide variety of opportunities, from creating to building to applying products. An MET graduate can help solve a range of problems, serving as vendor, customer, or manufacturer. In some typical job titles, the MET graduate:

-          Helps prove a concept as a research engineer

-          Designs a new product as a design engineer

-          Builds a prototype as a development engineer

-          Manufactures a product as a manufacturing engineer

-          Starts up a system as an installation engineer

-          Answers technical questions as a sales engineer

-          Solves a customer problem as applications engineer

-          Verifies parts or products as a quality engineer

 

MET Tracks:

-          Automated Systems

-          Alternative Energy

-          Laser Technology

-          Computer Science

 

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Support Requirements (24 or 26 credits)
CHE 120 & 120L General Chemistry 4
MAT 119 Pre-calculus 3
MAT 128 Calculus A 3
MAT 227 Calculus B 3
                                             OR take MAT 129 in place of MAT 128 & 227
PHY 211 General Physics with Lab I 5
PHY 213 General Physics with Lab II 5
STA 205 Introduction to Statistical Methods 3
 
Core Requirements (51 credits) (51 credits)
EGT 161  D.C. Circuit Analysis 3
EGT 212 Computer-Aided Drafting and Design 3
EGT 243 A.C. Circuit Analysis 3
EGT 245 Digital Electronics  
EGT 261 Engineering Materials 3
EGT 265  Manufacturing Processes and Metrology 3
EGT 267  Programming for Engineering Applications 3
EGT 300 Statics and Strenght of Materials 3
EGT 301 Cooperative Education in Engineering Technology 3
EGT 310 Project Management and Problem Solving 1
EGT 317 Introduction to Capstone Project in EGT 3
EGT 340  Applied Dynamics 3
EGT 361 Fluid Power 3
EGT 367 Microprocessors 3
EGT 408 Mechatronics Topics 3
EGT 417 Senior Design in Technology 3
EGT 448 Network Hardware 2
EGT 480 Machine Design 3
 
Students are required to complete the core plus one track. A minor is not required
 
Automated Systems Track (21 credits)
EGT 320 Robotic Systems and Material Handling 3
EGT 365 CNC & Manufacturing Process Planning 3
EGT 386 Electromechanical Instrumentation and Control 3
EGT 465 Automated Manufacturing Systems 3
Select 9 additional credit hours of EGT courses  
 
Alternative Energy Track (21 credits)
EMET 150 (*) Introduction to Controls and Robotics 2
EMET 210(*) Energy Efficiency and Audits 3
EMET 225(*) Solar and Renewable Energy 3
EGT 450 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer 3
PSET 140(*) PowerSystemsFoundations 1
Select 9 additional credit hours of 300 or 400 level EGT Courses                                              (*) EMET Courses
 
Laser Technology Track (21 credits)
EMET 150 (*) Introduction to Controls and Robotics 2
EMET 245(*) Laser 1 3
EMET 246(*) Laser 2  3
EMET 275(*) Electric Drive Mechanisms 4
Select 9 additional credit hours of 300 or 400 level EGT Courses                                              (*) EMET Courses
 
Computer Science Track (21 credits)
CSC 260 Object Oriented Programming I 3
CSC 360 Object Oriented Programming II 3
CSC 362 Computer Systems 3
CSC 402 Computer Architecture 3
CSC 407 Concepts of Programming Languages 3
CIT 371 Unix Systems 3
Select 3 additional credit hours of EGT,  INF, CIT and CSC  courses

(*) EMET Courses are taken at Cincinnati State and Community College

Please refer to the General Education certificate from http://gened.nku.edu