2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook 
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2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechatronics Technology, AAS

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Mechatronics Technology, a student will be able to:

Science & Technology

  • Demonstrate proper operation of test equipment.
  • Read schematics for the purpose of signal flow and troubleshooting.
  • Build and analyze electronic circuits: Basic DC/AC Circuits, Digital Circuits, Analog Circuits, Communication Circuits, Computer Interfacing Circuits                
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basics electronic theory as it pertains to: Basic DC/AC Circuits, Digital Circuits, Analog Circuits, Communication Circuits, Computer Interfacing Circuits
  •  Demonstrate competency constructing and troubleshooting a variety of electronic circuits.         
  •  Demonstrate ability to remove and/or replace electronic components in printed circuit boards.   

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Demonstrate proper safety procedures.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting skills on various electronics circuits.
  • Effectively use test equipment to troubleshoot electronic circuits.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read schematics and break a circuit down into sections.
  • Troubleshoot a circuit to determine faulty components.
  • Demonstrate the mathematical analysis of electronic circuits.


  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment for the purpose of improving throughput, or operation, of a system.
  • Demonstrate effective customer service/relations skills, including communications and problem solving directed at customer satisfaction.
  • Seek membership in professional organizations such as Electronic Technician Association (ETA).
  • Identify and demonstrate the ability to use essential customer relation skills in dealing with team members, co-workers, and customers.
  • Seek further information in their field, to keep current, through periodicals, trade journals, and recurrent training.
  • Demonstrate the ability to research and present information on a given system.


  • Prepare lab reports to explain the operation of electronic circuits.
  • Research components and circuits using the Internet and other sources and then write a research paper.
  • Give presentations to the class about electronic topics.