Mechatronics I (8554/36 weeks)
|Suggested Grade Levels:||10–11|
Students will learn about mechatronic systems in this introductory course. These systems are comprised of mechanical, electrical, and software systems. Mechatronic systems form the foundation of robotics, automation, and advanced manufacturing (such as 3D printing). The rapidly evolving area of mechatronics offers a variety of career options across many technological fields. Career options may include mechatronics technician/engineer, mechanical technician/engineer, electrical technician/engineer, process control technician/engineer, instrumentation technician/engineer, machine operators, and maintenance technicians.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Manufacturing Production Process Development
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Engineering and Technology
- Automated Manufacturing Technology Examination
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Manufacturing Specialist Certification Examination
- Manufacturing Technician Level I Certification Examination
- Manufacturing Technology Assessment
- Mechatronic Systems Certification Examinations
- Mechatronics Level 1 Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Pre-Manufacturing Technician I (PreMT1) Examination
- Robotics Certification Examinations
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.