Multi-Skilled Manufacturing Maintenance (Mechatronic Manufacturing Maintenance)

Program Information

Program Code: 
Degree Type: 
Associate in Applied Science
Year Established: 
Industrial Technology -

A 21st Century Career Program in Automated Manufacturing!

The Mechatronic Manufacturing Maintenance program is a two-year Associate in Applied Science degree that includes Advanced and Basic Certificates. Program students will develop 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. The program also requires an internship that provides students with an exposure to industrial maintenance. This program provides the maintenance skill sets sought by advanced manufacturing employers.

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 HFCC.   Articulation agreements ensure that graduates from HFCC can transfer to another institution and work towards a bachelor's degree without a loss of coursework completed at HFCC.  Transfer guides denote the transferability of HFCC 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:

Program Requirements

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.
Additional Program Requirements: 

If a student does not already have sufficient manufacturing work experience related to the degree, they will be required to complete a 2 credit hour industrial internship experience.

A Health Appraisal, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Screen that meets the requirements of our internship company placement affiliates is required for interns in the program prior to beginning their internship assignment(s). The cost for these exams and tests is in addition to the basic tuition and fee schedule. Students who are not cleared for placement will not be able to complete the program.

Those students that are currently employed in doing manufacturing work are exempt from the internship requirement with approval by the Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Division faculty and/or staff.

For additional information contact: The Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship office at 845-9606 or 845-9670.

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

Required Support Courses

Complete a minimum of 20 credit hours from the following courses
with at least one course from each of the following areas:
TAEL 105, TAEL 145, TAEL 150, TAEL 200, TAEL 245,
and/or TAEL 270.
TAGD 110, TAGD 120, TAGD 130, TAMT 110, TAMT 115,
TAMT 200, TAMT 200, TAMT 210, TAMT 220, and/or TAMT 260.
Fluid Power
TAFP 160, TAFP 260, TAFP 270, TAPP 100, TAPP 120,
and/or TAPP 250.
TAMJ 110, TAMJ 115, TAMJ 120, TAMJ 125, TAMJ 145,
TAMJ 230, and/or TAMJ 235.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Degree-Specific Requirements: 

Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Applied Science Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.

General Education

General Education: 

Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses for the, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Applied Science degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements when applicable.

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.