B.S. in Mechatronics Engineering Technology

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Engineering Technology degree prepares students to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of automated systems (computer-controlled with embedded electronics, sensors and actuators). 

Delivery Mode

Traditional (on campus)

Curriculum

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years. 

Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 17
CSC 120  Problem Solving and Programming Constructs 3
ENG 101  English Composition I 3
GET 130  Introduction to Engineering Technology 3
MAT 199  Pre-Calculus 3
PHY 121  General Physics I 4
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
   
Second Semester 17
CSC 124  Computer Programming I 3
EET 110  Electrical Circuits I 4
ITE 215  CAD I 3
MAT 281  Calculus I 3
PHY 122  General Physics II 4
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 17
CET 235  Digital Electronics Design 4
EET 160  Electric Circuits II 4
ITE 305  OSHA General Industrial Safety 3
MAT 282  Calculus II 3
MTR 300  Manufacturing Processes 3
   
Fourth Semester 15
ECO 201  Introduction to Economics  3
ENG 217  Science and Technical Writing 3
MTR 310  Principles of Automatic Control 3
MTR 320  Statics 3
Technical Elective 3
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 16
EET 325  Introduction to Electric Power 4
MTR 325  Fundamental of Programmable Logic Controllers 3
MTR 330  Dynamics 3
MTR 340  Fluid Power 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sixth Semester 13
EET 215  Introduction to Instrumentation 3
MTR 335  Advanced PLCs and Integration 3
MTR 370  Properties and Strength of Materials 4
General Education Course 3
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 13
ITE 375  Principles of Production 3
MTR 400  Machine Design Elements and Kinematics 3
MTR 410  Process Control 3
MTR 445  Senior Project Proposal 1
General Education Course 3
   
Eighth Semester 12
MTR 420  Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3
MTR 450  Senior Projects 3
General Education Courses 6
Total 120

Related (Technical) Electives (3 credits)

  • CIS 341  CISCO CCNA 1 (4 credits)
  • CIS 354  Systems Project Management (3 credits)
  • CET 335  Microprocessor Interfacing (4 credits)
  • CET 270  Introduction to Microprocessor Design (4 credits)
  • ITE 460  Principles of Manufacturing (3 credits)
  • ITE 385  Industrial Cost Estimating (3 credits)
  • MTR 495  Mechatronics Internship (4 credits)
  • RET 260  Robotics Systems Project (3 credits)
  • RET 210  Robotic Teaming (3 credits)

Substitutions

College Algebra (3 crs.) and College Trigonometry (3 crs.) may be substituted for Pre-Calculus, if math placement test score does not permit direct entry into Pre-Calculus, or if students would prefer less intense coverage of this material.

Program Webpage

https://www.calu.edu/academics/undergraduate/bachelors/mechatronics-engineering-technology/index.aspx