Academics

    MEC

    MEC 205 Robotics and Automated Controls IV (1-1-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: AMT 105
    This course is the study of the concepts of automatic controls and final control elements. Students will write basic routine programs simulating various industrial robotic applications.

    MEC 206 Robotics and Automated Controls V (1-1-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: MEC 205
    This course introduces robotic systems with an emphasis on programming and controlling industrial robots using advanced programming instruction.

    MEC 207 Robotics and Automated Controls VI (1-1-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: MEC 206
    This course is the study of the concepts of automatic controls and process control elements found in industrial applications.

    MEC 220 AC/DC Drive I (1-1-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisites: AMT 105, EEM 117
    This course introduces the principles of operation and application of AC drives, DC drives, and industrial motors.

    MEC 221 AC/DC Drive II (1-2-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: MEC 220
    This course covers the principles of operation and application of AC and DC drives using Wye and Delta common nameplate data.

    MEC 222 AC/DC Drive III (0-3-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: MEC 221
    This course continues to explore the principles of operation and application of AC and DC drives, including the programming of basic and advanced drive parameters.

    MEC 251 Programmable Logic Controllers I (1-1-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisites: AMT 105, EEM 271
    This course is an introduction to programmable control systems with emphasis on basic programming techniques. A variety of input/output devices and their applications are covered.

    MEC 252 Programmable Logic Controllers II (1-2-1)

    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: MEC 251
    This course is an introduction to programmable control systems with continued emphasis on basic programming techniques. Additional topics covered will focus on PLC timers, counters, control, data manipulation, and math instruction.

    MEC 253 Programmable Logic Controllers III (1-2-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: MEC 252
    This course is an introduction to programmable control systems with continued emphasis on basic programming techniques. Additional topics covered will include BCD digital displays and input devices, as well as GRAFCET programming using step logic.