Multi-Skilled Manufacturing Maintenance (Mechatronic Manufacturing Maintenance)

Program Information

Degree Type: 
Associate in Applied Science

Develops skills in areas including industrial electrical, mechanical, robot maintenance, welding, and hydraulics. During the program students will also be able to develop advanced skill concentrations in electrical and/or mechanical areas through elective industrial technology courses.

Course work and educational experience will be provided that support skills in the area of self-directed work teams. This program provides the maintenance skill sets sought by advanced manufacturing employers. This is a 21st Century Career Program in Automated Manufacturing and includes Advanced and Basic Certificates.

Admission Requirements / Eligibility: 
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • ASSET Reading score 48 or better OR COMPASS Reading score of 51 to 83 and a Writing score between 78 to 99 by the end of the first semester.
  • ASSET or COMPASS Writing test score sufficient for placement in ENG 131 by the beginning of the second semester. These requirements may also be fulfilled by successful completion of developmental English courses.
  • Successful completion of TAMA 110 or MATH 101 with a grade of C or better.

Degree-Specific Requirements

All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.

Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.

Degree-Specific Requirements: 

Fulfill the Required Core, Required Support, and/or Elective Courses for this program.

Required Support Courses

Minimum Credit Hours: 

Elective Courses

Minimum Credit Hours: 

Complete as many electives credits as necessary to meet the minimum number of credit hours to receive your associate degree.

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
60.0 (Including Options/Electives)

Program Requirements

Additional Program Requirements: 

For additional information contact: The Trade and Apprentice Educatuion office at 845-9606 or 845-9670.

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.

Other Information

Year Established: 
Program Code: 
Industrial Technology
Trade & Apprentice Education


Industrial Technology Division • (313) 845-9656 • • Technology Bldg • Room: E-172
Joseph Skupin • • Room: J-172

Transfer Information

Transfer Options/Requirements: 

The College has articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to help students who want to transfer to other institutions once they have completed their studies at HFC. Articulation agreements ensure that graduates from HFC can transfer to another institution and work towards a bachelor's degree without a loss of coursework completed at HFC. Transfer guides denote the transferability of HFC coursework toward specific degree programs at other institutions. It is important that students who intend to transfer to another institution consult the appropriate articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to ensure the transferability of the courses they take to the institution they plan to attend. Articulation agreements and transfer guides are available in the University Transfer, Advising, and Career Counseling Center (313-845-9612,, Learning Resource Center). Some of the institutions students enrolled in this program frequently transfer to include: