Program Information

Degree Type: AAS
Program Code: MECA
Hegis Code: 5311
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This degree program provides hands-on and theoretical studies of automated robotic, mechanical, & electrical systems and the electronics (transistor circuits) used to control them. The course of study includes; Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), sensor technology (instrumentation), pneumatics/hydraulics, solids modeling and robotics. Lab classes introduce the Digital Multi Meter (DMM), electronic test equipment, robots and robot programming, hydraulics/pneumatics, and solid modeling. As an elective the student can pursue an Internship with local industry for college credit, often providing a pathway to future employment.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110

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SUNY GEN ED Basic Communication

ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110


MAT108 , MAT121, MAT125 or MAT131

4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science  
3 SUNY Gen Ed Social Science  
3 Introduction to Networking CIS131
3 Introduction to Technology TEC101 (Fall only)
3 Electrical Systems and Distribution TEC103 (Fall only)
3 Engineering Graphics and CAD

EGR109 (Spring only)

4 Electricity I TEC119 (Fall only - Pre/Coreq Required)
4 Electricity II  TEC120 (Spring only - Prereq Required)
3 Motors and Controls  TEC223 (Fall only - Prereq Required)
3 Electronics I TEC241 (Spring only - Prereq Required)
3 Automation and Controls I  TEC250 (Fall only - Prereq Required)
3 Automation and Controls II TEC251 (Spring only - Prereq Required)
3 Robotics I TEC264 (Fall only - Prereq Required)
3 Robitics II TEC265 (Spring only - Prereq Required)
3 Hydraulics and Pneumatics TEC266 (Spring only - Prereq Required)
3 Technical Elective CIS, EGR, or TEC Elective
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences  
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  
Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
3-4 MAT108, MAT121, MAT125 or MAT131
3 TEC101
3 TEC103
4 TEC119
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110
4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science
3 CIS131
3 EGR 109 - See Note 1
4 TEC120
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 SUNY Gen Ed Social Science
3 Tecnical Elective - See Note 2
3 TEC223
3 TEC250
3 TEC264
Fourth Semester
3 TEC241
3 TEC251
3 TEC265
3 TEC266
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences

1. Students will be eligible to take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate in Mechanical Design examination.

2. Technicial Electives are CIS, EGR or TEC courses.

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