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Penn State Harrisburg

Mechatronics Technology Minor

Capital College, School of Science, Engineering and Technology (MCHTC)
Contact: Dr. Amit Banjerjee

Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary technical discipline that combines mechanical, electrical, electronics, control and computer engineering technology. The field deals with the design, development, control, and application of advanced electro-mechanical systems. Such systems will include sensors, actuators, microprocessors, controllers, software, computer, and mechanical hardware components. The purpose of the mechatronics technology minor is to provide undergraduate students an opportunity to take relevant courses that will sequentially build on their knowledge and understanding of mechatronic systems and to provide recognition to those who do so.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.



EMCH 211(3) or ET 300(3) or MCHT 111(3) (Sem: 3-4)
EET 311(4) or EET 315(3) (Sem: 5-6)

Select 6-8 credits from the following:
(Students graduating with an MET major should take 8 credits from Group A; students graduating with an EET major should take 6-7 credits from Group B; all other students should take one course from each group, totaling 7-8 credits.)

Group A:
EE 310(4) or EET 212(4) (Sem: 5-6)
CMPEN 271(3) and CMPEN 275(1) or CMPET 117(3) and CMPET 120(1) (Sem: 5-6)

Group B:
EET 341(3) or EMET 330(3) or ME 345(4) or ME 345W(4) or MET 341(3)(Sem: 5-6)
EMCH 212(3) or ET 321(3) or MET 206(3) (Sem: 5-6)

Select 6-8 credits from the following (one course from category I and II):
Category I:
CMPEH 472(4) or EE 485(3) (Sem: 6-8)

Category II:
EET 433(4) or EET 440(3) or EMET 410(3) or MET 454(3) or MET 455(3) (Sem: 7-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2014

Blue Sheet Item #: 43-05-028

Review Date: 02/24/2015



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