Mechatronics Technology

The Mechatronics Technology program (formerly Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technology) will use lecture and hands-on laboratory experience to prepare the graduate for employment in industry/business as an electro-mechanical maintenance technician by educating them in the knowledge, skills, and behaviors as a mechatronics technician.

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Degree

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program)
Total Credit Hours: 62

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGLISH * 3
COMMUNICATION * 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE * 3
LABORATORY SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS * 7
HUMANITIES * 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELCTK 150 INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY  4
ELCTK 151 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS TROUBLESHOOTING  3
ELCTK 215 PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS  4
ELCTS 131 INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ELECTRICITY  2
ELCTS 132 SERVICE ELECTRONICS - D.C. CIRCUITS  2
ELCTS 133 SERVICE ELECTRONICS - A.C. CIRCUITS  2
MACTR 110 PRINT READING - MECHANICAL  3
MACTR 121 MACHINE TOOL OPERATION I  3
MECTK 149 BASIC POWER TRANSMISSION  2
MECTK 150 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS I  2
MECTK 151 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS II  2
MECTK 152 INDUSTRIAL RIGGING  2
MECTK 231 INDUSTRIAL FLUID POWER  3
MECTK 252 ADVANCED TROUBLESHOOTING  3
NCTK 110 INTRODUCTION TO NUMERICAL CONTROL SYSTEMS  1
NCTK 212 N/C MACHINING, LATHE  2

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
WELDING ELECTIVE ** 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Recommended Electives: WELD 112 and two additional credit hours of WELD with advisor approval.

Students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ELCTS 131; ELCTS 132; ELCTS 133; MACTR 110; MACTR 121; Laboratory Science/Mathematics
Spring Semester 1ELCTK 150; ELCTK 151; ELCTK 215; MECTK 149; MECTK 150; MECTK 231
Fall Semester 2MECTK 151; MECTK 152; MECTK 252; NCTK 110; NCTK 212; English; Welding Elective
Spring Semester 2Communication; Humanities; Laboratory Science/Mathematics; Social Science; Welding Elective

Program Contact Information

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building, Room 209
(309) 694-5171 or (309) 694-5510

Illinois Career Cluster

Manufacturing

Career Pathway:
Maintenance, Installation and Repair

Related Programs

Industrial Electrical Technology
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