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Mechatronics Certificate (C35130M)


This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with entry-level competencies in electrical and mechanical skills needed to work on complex systems found in the manufacturing environment. Upon completion, graduates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of automated industrial machines and be able to maintain the equipment. Courses within the certificate may be applied toward an Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Systems Technology.

Course Sequence

Spring Semester Class Lab Credit
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 5
MEC 130 Mechanisms 2 2 3
5 8 8
Fall Semester
ELN 231 Industrial Controls 2 3 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 2
4 3 5
Spring Semester
ELN 260 Programmable Logic Controls 3 3 4
3 3 4

Employment Outlook

Employment of electro-mechanical technicians is projected to grow 3% from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audience.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

OutcomesPass Rates by Year
Information Literacy87%65%61%65%73%59%
Critical Thinking51%52%41%51%57%62%


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


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