Mechatronics is a new interdisciplinary field involving mechanical, instrumentation, electronics, robotics/automation, computer components, and control systems. The program prepares students who like to work with their hands as well as their minds. Mechatronics is a dynamic field that changes daily with the rapid improvements in technology and computer systems. Systems are networked to meet the demands of automated manufacturing processes, and technicians are trained to meet necessary entry-level industrial skills and entry into a postsecondary program at a technical college. Mechatronics 1 ñ Industrial Safety, Mechatronics 2 ñ Hand and Power Tool Operations, Mechatronics 3 ñ Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Mechatronics 4 ñ AC/DC Circuits
|Mechatronics - 1st year program|
|Course number: 6210, 6211|
|Full Year: 3 high school credits|
Morning Session: 9:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Afternoon Session: 12:45 PM - 3:!5 PM
|Grades: 10, 11, 12|
NOTE: Six high school credits will be earned in the two-year program. Credits earned will count as electives needed for the SC high school graduation requirements. One of the six credits earned may fulfill the CATE/Foreign Language requirement for SC high school graduation. Most 4-year colleges will NOT accept career center courses as a substitute for the foreign language college admissions requirement.