Bachelor - Mechatronics

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Would you like an opportunity to build the analytical and technical skills you could need to pursue a career in manufacturing and robotics? If so, you could study for a degree such as ECPI University's Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology with a concentration in Mechatronics. You can learn more about this course of study here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

ECPI University's Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology with a concentration in Mechatronics program is designed to teach you how to implement and troubleshoot complex computer systems and wireless electronics, such as iPhones and iPads. The goal of the program is to allow you to develop competencies in the areas of quality assurance, maintenance, repair, and installation. As you study the principles and methodologies of mathematics and engineering technology, you could learn to develop, test, and analyze intricate mechanical equipment and digital electronics. Although not required to do so, you are encouraged to pursue professional certifications upon completion of your studies. These certifications might include Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA), Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP), and Fiber Optics Technician (FOT), among others. This program is offered online and at select ECPI University campuses.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology with a concentration in Mechatronics program at ECPI University, you must have a high school diploma or GED. Also, you should have an aptitude for technology. You should enjoy math, science, and technical subject matter. Good problem-solving and analytical skills are essential.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To earn this degree, you must complete 124 semester credit hours. Your program requirements are outlined below.

Core Curriculum Courses

Course Code Course Title
CIS 121 Logic & Design
CIS 126 Programming I
CIS 150 Networking I
CIS 151 Networking II
EET 110 Electric Circuits I
EET 111 Electric Circuits II
EET 111L Electric Circuits LAB
EET 120 Semiconductor Devices
EET 121 Electronic Systems Applications
EET 130 Digital Systems I
EET 230 Digital Systems II
EET 230L Digital Systems LAB

Arts & Sciences Courses

Course Code Course Title
CAP 480 Arts & Sciences Capstone
COM 110 Principles of Speech
ENG 110 English Composition
ENG 120 Advanced Composition
HUM 205 Culture & Diversity
MTH 131 College Algebra
MTH 200 Pre-Calculus
PHY 120 Physics
PHY 120L Physics LAB
PSY 105 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 220 Positive Psychology

Self-Integration and Computer Literacy Courses

Course Code Course Title
CIS 106 Introduction to Operating Systems
COR 090 Career Orientation Seminar
FOR 110 Essentials for Success
IST 120 Computer Applications

Mechatronics Concentration Requirements

Course Code Course Title
EET 190 Introduction to Applied Mechanics
EET 190L Introduction to 3D Modeling LAB
EET 191 Materials Science
EET 220 Industrial Applications
EET 221L Instrumentation & Measurement LAB
EET 250 Computer Configuration I
EET 280 Introduction to Communication Systems
EET 292 Introduction Mechanics Statics & Dynamics
EET 293 Hydraulics & Pneumatics Systems
EET 310 Circuit Analysis
EET 380 Digital Communications I
EET 390 Motor Drives
EET 390L Motor Drives LAB
Various Electives You must complete 19 credits of elective courses

Elective Course Options

Course Code Course Title
CIS 202 Introduction to Routing & Switching
CIS 204 Intermediate Routing & Switching
CIS 207 Network Routing & Switching LAB
CIS 214 Object-Oriented Programming Using C#
CIS 215 Programming II
EET 191 Materials Science
EET 251 Computer Configuration II
EET 251L Computer Configuration II LAB
EET 252 Data Communications & Networking
EET 272 Fiber Optics Communication
EET 272L Fiber Optics Communication LAB
EET 281 Wireless Technologies
EET 282 Wireless Security
EET 300 Engineering Technology Project Management
EET 301 Special Topics in Engineering Technology
EET 302 Senior Externship I
EET 306 Senior Externship III
EET 331 Programmable Controllers & Robotics
EET 331L Programmable Controllers & Robotics LAB
EET 402 Capstone Project
EET 411 Senior Project
EET 411L Senior Project LAB
EET 430 Microcontrollers
EET 430L Microcontrollers LAB

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Areas in which employment opportunities might typically exist include manufacturing, automation, education, robotics, and the computer industry. At the end of this program, you could have amassed the skills necessary to pursue various positions in the field. You could seek employment as a(n):

  • Automation Engineer
  • Field Service Technician
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Industrial Technician
  • Electronic Engineering Consultant
  • Product Engineer
  • Electrical / Computer Engineering Technologist

Advanced Degrees

If you would like to build upon the skills you gained in this program, you could begin studying at the master's level. A graduate degree program could provide you with opportunities to collaborate with other engineering students as well as demonstrate your skills through completion of a capstone project. You could apply to graduate programs such as:

  • Master of Engineering in Robotics
  • Master of Science in Mechatronic Systems Engineering