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Advanced Mechatronics Certificate

Expected Certificate/Degree


Program Description

The Advanced Mechatronics Certificate provides students with multidisciplinary skills in the areas of mechanics, electricity, electronics, instrumentation, robotics, and manufacturing. This certificate prepares students for careers in industrial mechatronics.

Program Requirements

Please note: A student’s readiness to perform college-level coursework is based on the student's placement test and/or ACT scores. Below 1000 level coursework may be required prior to the student taking courses in the suggested sequences below. A minimum of 27 credits are required for this certificate. Please meet with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss the details.  

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Code Course Name Credits
ELECT 1100 Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals 3
ELMEC 1106 Power Electricity and Rotating Machines 4
ELMEC 1110 Motor and Generator Fundamentals 3
ELMEC 1141 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 3
ELMEC 1190 Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers 3
ELMEC 1420 Drive Components 2
ELMEC 2510 Process and Automation Controls 3
ELMEC 2520 Industrial Control and Data Acquisition 3

Total Credits: 24

Code Course Name Credits
ELMEC 1130 Industrial Electricity 3
ELMEC 1150 National Electric Code 3
ELMEC 1171 Introduction to Robotic Technology 3
ELMEC 2600 Motion Control: Motor Drive Application and


Contact Information

Business and Applied Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034
(630) 942-2592

Kris Fay, Dean, Business and Applied Technology Division

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
(630) 942-2548

Anika Collins, Program Advisor
(630) 942-3961

Nazia Naqvi, Program Advisor
(630) 942-2081