Program Sheet and Program Flowchart:
Type of Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering Technology
The RMET program of study will require 130 credits of undergraduate work including a one semester senior project capstone requirement and a 400-hour summer internship in a relevant industry. This includes the General Education courses that meet all relevant requirements, totaling 42 to 48 credits. RMET program Major Requirements make up 55 credits of introductory and applied robotics and mechatronics courses, and 6 credits of advanced technical electives. This also includes an additional 24 credits of required courses in the areas of mathematics, electronics, engineering mechanics, and manufacturing provide prerequisite theory and skills for the major requirements. Finally, up to seven credits of free electives are available, to allow students to take courses that meet their professional interests as well as to fulfill total credit requirements.
The program will develop strong analytical skills through very challenging math and sciences requirements.
The RMET curriculum is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,WWW.ABET.ORG.
The state of Connecticut has a strong manufacturing base which persists even in tough economic times. Currently, there is a strong demand for highly skilled employees of all levels in the area of high-technology manufacturing, and unfortunately a shortage of qualified candidates. The RMET Program answers this call by providing graduates with a strong background in robotics and mechatronics for all areas of manufacturing as well as other industries employing such technologies. This includes hands-on technical ability, comprehension of theory and design, management, and project management. Graduates can expect to be qualified for a wide variety of job positions, including, but not limited to: