Mechatronics Technology - Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS), One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #6510

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) one-year technical certificate is structured to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. Training is provided in the fundamental concepts of micro-electromechanical systems and how these devices are designed and fabricated. The student will learn and apply principles in actual cleanroom activities. The program will utilize state-of-the-art laboratory facilities containing equipment for testing, troubleshooting, calibrating, analyzing and designing electronic and MEMS systems. Every course in the one-year technical certificate can be applied to the two-year associate of applied science degree in the MEMS major of the mechatronics program. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ELCT 111 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I 3
ELCT 115 FABRICATION PROCESS FOR ELECTRONICS 2
MEMS 122 INTRODUCTION TO MICRO-ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS (MEMS) 4
MTHM 121 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 1 4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
TECN 111 TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING 3
 Hours17
Spring Semester
CADD 111 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING 3 2
CADD 216 INTRODUCTION TO 3D MODELING AND PRINTING 1
DFAB 111 INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL FABRICATION 1
ELCT 121 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS 1 4
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
MEMS 132 MEMS PACKAGING 1 3
Select one of the following: 3
Arts and Humanities Elective
 
Social Sciences Elective
 
 Hours17
 Total Hours34
1

Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 more credit hours.

3

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.

Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
ARTS 254GHISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE3
ENGL 251AMERICAN LITERATURE I3
ENGL 252AMERICAN LITERATURE II3
ENGL 253GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE3
ENGL 254GINTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE3
ENGL 255INTRODUCTION TO FICTION3
ENGL 257GINTRODUCTION TO POETRY3
ENGL 259GINTRODUCTION TO DRAMA3
ENGL 261GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE I3
ENGL 262GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE II3
ENGL 266GAFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 269GINTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE3
HUMS 151GINTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES3
HUMS 261GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: ANCIENT WORLD TO THE RENAISSANCE3
HUMS 262GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: EARLY MODERN TO THE 20TH CENTURY3
HUMS 271GINTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY3
HUMS 274FILM APPRECIATION3
MUSC 262GMUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON3
PHLY 165BIOETHICS3
PHLY 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3
RELG 261RELIGION IN AMERICA3
RELG 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3

Social Science Electives

HSTR 151GCIVILIZATION I3
HSTR 152GCIVILIZATION II3
HSTR 161UNITED STATES I3
HSTR 162UNITED STATES II3
HSTR 171GTHE WORLD SINCE 19003
HSTR 252GWOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY3
HSTR 267GAFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE3
PLSC 156AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT3
PSYH 151INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3
SOCY 151GINTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3

Program Contact(s):

Glenn Vasiloff
440-366-7009
gvasilof@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.