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Robotics Engineering Technology: Curriculum

The robotics engineering technology program provides you with a fundamental understanding of computer, electronics and mechanical engineering technology principles blended with hands-on reinforcement through laboratory projects. You will learn and apply numerous cutting-edge skills such as:

  • Engineering design processes
  • Application of robotic systems to solve technical problems
  • Behavioral programming on various robotic platforms
  • Application of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in the creation of robotic systems
  • Use of design software tools such as 3-D CADD
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Technical documentation and oral communications
  • Application of equipment and tools used in manufacturing processes
  • Troubleshooting and repair of robotic components and systems
  • Project management
  • Understanding of economic principles and the role of robotics to future economy
  • Programming, interfacing, and integration of PLCS (Programmable Logic Controllers)

Get a description of each of Cal U's Robotics Engineering Technology courses from our Course Catalog

Associate of Science in Robotics Engineering Technology: 61 credits

To ensure that you are making satisfactory academic progress, you should consult with your faculty adviser, ensure that you complete necessary prerequisites and required courses in sequence, and complete between 13 and 17 credits each semester.

A total of 61 credits are required for an Associate of Science degree in Robotics engineering technology. The following four-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in two years. To ensure they are making satisfactory academic progress, students should consult with their faculty adviser to ensure that they complete necessary prerequisites and required courses in sequence and complete between 13 and 17 credits each semester.

Freshman Year

First Semester – 14 credits
CSC 120 Problemming Solving and Program Constructs3 crs.
EET 110 Electric Circuits I4 crs.
MAT 181 College Algebra3 crs.
RET 110 Agile Robotics I3 crs.
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr.

Second Semester – 16 credits

CSC 124 Computer Programming I

EET 160 Electrical Circuits II

3 crs.

4 crs.

ENG 101 English Composition I3 crs.
MAT 191  College Trigonometry3 crs.

RET 160 Agile Robotics II3 crs.

Sophomore Year

Third Semester – 15 credits
ENG 217 Scientific and Technical Writing I
3 crs.
GET 130 Introduction to Engineering Technology3 crs.
MTR 300 Manufacturing Processes3 crs.
MTR 325 Fundamentals of Programmable Controllers3 crs.
RET 210 Robotics Teaming         3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 16 credits
ECO 201 Introductory Microeconomics3 crs.
PHY 121 General Physics    4 crs.
RET 120 CADD Concepts3 crs.
RET 260 Robotic Systems Project3 crs.
General Education Course
3 crs.