Jan 17, 2021
About the Program
This is one of three majors offered for students who seek to contribute at the interface between manufacturing, electrical, mechanical, and computing areas in primarily industrial environments. When you major in mechatronics engineering technology, you will focus on the development of the electromechanical products that are ubiquitous in modern life, dealing with interconnections that allow electronic control of mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
Mechatronics Engineering Technology Website
Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information
The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Mechatronics Engineering Technology include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.
Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.
120-cr for graduation
“D-” or better required in all major courses
Departmental/Program Major Courses (120 credits)
Required Major Courses (35 credits)
Mechatronics Concentration Courses - (24 credits)
- Mechatronics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Controls Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (57 credits)
PHYS Selective - choose from (4 credits)
(satisfies Science for core)
CGT Selective - choose from (2 credits)
Statistics/Quality Selective - choose between
Free Electives (4 credits)
University Core Requirements
- Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Sciences
- Human Cultures: Humanities
- Information Literacy
- Oral Communication
- Quantitative Reasoning
- Science #1
- Science #2
- Science, Technology & Society
- Written Communication
Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
*Fulfills University core.
- 120 semester credits and a 2.0 Graduation GPA are required for the Bachelor of Science degree.
- Students must earn a “D-” or better in all courses.
- Courses at Purdue University may only be attempted a maximum of three (3) times, including W, WF, I, IF and all graded attempts.
- 32 credit hours of 300-level or higher courses must be completed at Purdue University.
The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.
Degree Works is knowledge source for specific requirements and completion.
Foreign Language Courses
Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program. For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:
American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.