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Online degrees available. Choose from seven completely online programs.Online degrees available. Choose from seven completely online programs.

Middle College - Mechatronics Middle College

The Mechatronics Middle College program trains students to become technicians who operate, maintain and repair high-tech automated manufacturing systems. It’s a combination of engineering, computer programming and robotics.

Roane State offers this middle college program at these locations:

Eligibility Criteria

High School students eligible for admission to the Mechatronics programs:

Eligibility: AAS Mechatronics Degree Path

For those rising Juniors who would like to complete the entire degree (63 credits/4 full-time semesters) the following criteria applies:

Eligibility: Early College Mechatronics Certificate Path

For those rising Seniors or Juniors who plan to complete the certificate program and industry certifications.

Eligibility: Dual Enrollment Mechatronics Courses

 

Program of Study: Middle College Mechatronics Program of Study

Middle College sequence of classes for the Associate of Applied Science in Mechatronics program.
High School Juniors. Classes offered Monday-Friday mornings, 8am-Noon.

Year 1

Semester Course Description Credits Notes
1st Fall COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication 3 Fall Express Term (Speech Class)
1st Fall MECH 1310 Electrical Components* 3  
1st Fall MECH 1320 Mechanical Components + Motors* 3  
1st Fall MECH 1330 Pneumatic + Hydraulic Controls* 3  
1st Fall   Mechatronics Technical Elective* 3 Choose from MECH 1350, MECH 1390, ENST 1311, ENST 1350
         
1st Spring PSYC 1030 Intro to Psychology 3 Express Term, Social Science Elective
1st Spring MECH 1340 Digital Fundamentals + PLCs* 3  
1st Spring MECH 2320 Motor Control* 3  
1st Spring MECH 2480 Automation Systems* 4  
1st Spring   Mechatronics Technical Elective* 3 Choose from MECH 1350, MECH 1390, ENST 1311, ENST 1350
1st Spring MATH 1010 Math for General Studies 3 ACT Math Score > 19 required

* Courses Required for Certificate.
Students will sit for Siemens Level 1 Industry Certification Exam
Students may earn RSCC Career Certificate in Mechatronics Technology
The technical certificate will be awarded upon verification of high school graduation.
Note: Students should take English at their HS in 1st year

Year 2

Semester Course Description Credits Notes
2nd Fall HIST 2010 Early US History 3 High School requirement/Express Term
2nd Fall MECH 2440 Process Control Technology 4  
2nd Fall MECH 2441 Intro to Totally Integrated Automation 4  
2nd Fall ENGL 1010 Composition I 3 ACT Engl > 18, Reading > 19 required
2nd Fall PHYS 1010 Introductory Physics I 4  
         
2nd Spring   Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 Express Term
2nd Spring MATH 1130 or
MATH 1530
College Algebra or Intro to Statistics 3 Substitute for High School Math, not required for AAS degree
2nd Spring MECH 2425 Mechanics and Machine Elements 4  
2nd Spring MECH 2490 Manufacturing Applications 4  

Students will sit for Siemens Level 2 Industry Certification Exam.
Students may earn AAS Degree in Mechatronics Technology upon verification of high school graduation.

College Credit Hours 66

 

Program of Study: Early College Mechatronics Program of Study

Middle College sequence of classes for the Mechatronics Certificate program.
Earn RSCC Career Certificate in Mechatronics Technology in 2 semesters.
High School Seniors. Classes offered Monday-Friday mornings, 8am-Noon.

Semester Course Description Credits Notes
Fall COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication 3 Fall Express Term (Speech Class)
Fall MECH 1310 Electrical Components* 3  
Fall MECH 1320 Mechanical Components + Motors* 3  
Fall MECH 1330 Pneumatic + Hydraulic Controls* 3  
Fall   Mechatronics Technical Elective* 3 Choose from MECH 1350, MECH 1390, ENST 1320, ENST 1350
         
Spring PSYC 1030 Intro to Psychology 3 Express Term, Social Science Elective
Spring MECH 1340 Digital Fundamentals + PLCs* 3 PLC = Programmable Logic Controllers
Spring MECH 2320 Motor Control* 3  
Spring MECH 2480 Automation Systems* 4  
Spring   Mechatronics Technical Elective* 3 Choose from MECH 1350, MECH 1390, ENST 1320, ENST 1350
Spring MATH 1010 Math for General Studies 3 ACT Math Score > 19 required

*Courses Required for Certificate. All apply towards AAS Degree.
Students will sit for Siemens Level 1 Industry Certification Exam.
Students may earn RSCC Career Certificate in Mechatronics Technology upon verification of high school graduation.
Express Classes and Math 1010 are offered in Early College but not required for Certificate Program.

Certificate Hours Required 25
College Credit Hours Possible 34

 

Programs of Study revised 11/03/2020

Contact: 

Aaron E Jones • (865) 882-4698 • Click name for email address

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