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Basic Mechatronics Specialist- MS41 Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Valdosta, High School

The Basic Mechatronics Specialist certificate program provides students with the necessary skills and understanding to perform installation, diagnostic and repair to mechatronic systems and automated equipment. The program focuses on Motor Controls and Programmable Logic Controllers.

*This program is generally reserved for local area high schools only.

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

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This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Curriculum Outline (9 hours)
Occupational Courses 9
AUMF 1120

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 6 Pre-requisite(s): IDFC 1005 Co-requisite(s): None This course studies basic programmable controller application skills and techniques, and programmable controllers in typical environments as an element of a complex manufacturing cell. Topics also discussed will include the hands-on development of the programming, operation, and maintenance of industrial PLC systems.

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IDSY 1110

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls,theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

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Faculty
Advisor

Electrical/Industrial Systems Technology Program Coordinator
Valdosta Campus

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