The Applied Integrated Technology degree offers a unique, interdisciplinary program which prepares students for positions in high technology fields applying Mechatronic principles to the operation and maintenance of electro-mechanical-computer controlled systems commonly found in Advanced Manufacturing environments. The comprehensive curriculum integrates electrical, mechanical, and computer controls so that students will be prepared to work in the operations, installation, and maintenance of automated and robotically controlled systems and manufacturing technologies. Students are provided with extensive hands-on laboratory experience and work on team projects that simulate industry scenarios.
Upon completion of the program graduates will be qualified for the jobs such as industrial maintenance and manufacturing including assembly, testing, startup, troubleshooting, repair, and upgrades of machinery and the associated control systems.
Students should meet regularly with their program advisor to make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the program and their career choices.
(Housed in the Engineering Technologies Department)
Program Learning Outcomes
1) Develop a personalized troubleshooting process to diagnose and repair system failures.
2) Explain how a system operates by reading and interpreting electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics.
3) Understand the role of an intelligent computer system, such as Programmable Logic Controllers, to monitor and control the production process.
4) Work within a team environment to maintain production equipment.
5) Demonstrate proper use of diagnostic tools to identify and verify system malfunctions
6) Perform both preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance procedures.
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or MTH 104 at MCC) and placement into ENG 101. Recommended preparation: Algebra II- Trigonometry (Regents level strongly recommended).
| Distribution Requirements|| Credit Hours |
|FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours|
| ELT 130 System Electricity || 3|
| ELT 134 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller || 3|
|MET 107 Mechanical Systems|| 3|
|MET 110 Hydraulics Pneumatics || 3|
| MTH 140 Technical Mathematics I OR higher*|| 3|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours|
| ENG 101 College Composition OR|
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
| MTH 141 Technical Mathematics II* || 3|
|ELT 231 Systems Control Electronics || 3|
|ELT 234 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers || 3|
| TEK 101 Computer Applications for Technicians || 2|
| PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION|| 2|
|THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours|
|ENG 251 Technical Writing|| 3|
| MET 101 Technical Graphics OR MET 121 Computer Aided Drafting/Design - Solid Modeling || 3|
|PHY 131 Applied Physics I OR PHY 145 College Physics I|| 4|
| TAM 138 Dimensional Metrology || 3|
|HUMANITIES ELECTIVE|| 3|
|FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours|
|CEL 200 General Internship OR|
|MET 206 Engineering Materials|| 3|
| MET 250 Mechatronics Systems || 3|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE|| 3|
| PROGRAM ELECTIVE**|| 3|
*MTH 140 and MTH 141 is a sequence. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year program may wish to substitute the three course sequence MTH 160 (3 cr.), MTH 164 (1 cr.) and MTH 165 (3 cr.). Students not proficient in algebra or trigonometry should take MTH 135 preferably in Summer Session prior to starting Applied Integrated Technology. Students with excellent high school math records may wish to select a more advanced math program following consultation with the Mathematics Department.
** Program Elective: Any course in ELT, MET, OPT or see department chairperson for substitution waiver.
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