Mechatronics is the integration of mechanical, electrical, and computer science technologies that can be applied in a wide variety of industries. Technicians work in mechanical, electrical, automation, robotics and aerospace fields. Students learn essential technical skills to install, diagnose, repair and perform routine maintenance.
Enrollment Point: Fall, Spring
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.
At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.
Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.
The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.
All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.
To earn a certificate or degree, you must successfully complete the courses listed below. Program requirements are subject to change. For the most current information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.
Certificate of Completion
|COL 101||College Success||2|
|JSTI 109||Safety, Tool, and Equipment Certification||3|
|JSTI 168||Trades Math I||3|
|JSTI 175||Communications for the Trades||2|
|JSTI 180||Human Relations for the Trades||2|
|MEC 101||Machining Essentials||4|
|MEC 102||Industrial Direct Current||2|
|MEC 103||Industrial Alternating Current||4|
|MEC 104||Pneumatics and Hydraulics Controls||5|
|MEC 105||Introduction to PLC||5|
|MEC 106||Mechanical Prints and Lab||6|
|MEC 107||Mechanical Maintenance and Lab||6|
Associate of Applied Science
|Mechatronics Certificate of Completion||44|
|MEC 201||Computer Fundamentals & Lab||6|
|MEC 202||Preventive Maintenance and & Lab||4|
|MEC 203||Robotics – Mechatronics||6|
|MEC 204||Motor Control Principles and Lab||9|
|MEC 205||Welding Fundamentals||4|
|AMATH 185||Applied Algebra for Business and Industry or|
|MATH& 107||Math and Society or|
|MATH& 146||Introduction to Statistics||5|
|CMST& 101||Introduction to Communication||5|
|COMP 100||Applied Composition or|
|ENGL& 101||English Composition||5|
|PSYC& 100||General Psychology||5|
- Students will enter and advance in electrical, mechanical, automation, robotics, industrial and manufacturing maintenance employment
- Incumbent workers will advance in electrical, mechanical, automation, robotics, industrial and manufacturing maintenance, particularly control systems and cross-skill development
- Employers will locate qualified, entry-level employees who they will retain and advance
Program Learning Outcomes
- Practice industry-standard, safe work habits in an industrial production environment.
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with co-workers and supervisors.
- Use mathematical concepts to accurately complete industrial production projects.
- Identify and properly use appropriate instruments, tools and equipment for aerospace or industrial production.
- Interpret measurements, blueprints and other data points to solve problems and manage control systems in advanced manufacturing.
- Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of work, including attendance, interactions, appearance and demeanor.
External accreditation is not applicable to this program.