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Mechatronics Engineering Technology

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This curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes. Course work will prepare students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems. The program includes instruction in prototype testing, manufacturing and  Read More

Mechatronics Engineering Associate in Applied Science Degree (A40350)

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Suggested Course Sequence: Fall Semester (First Year)   SPRING SEMESTER (First Year)   SUMMER SEMESTER (First Year)   FALL SEMESTER (Second Year)   SPRING SEMESTER (Second Year)   MAJOR ELECTIVE LIST: (Select a minimum of 3 hours) TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 67-68 Curriculum Program of Study Sequence Key * Universal General Education Transfer  Read More

Electronics Engineering Technology

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Think about the number of high-tech devices you own and use. Computers, cell phones, mp3 players, GPS devices, video game consoles, even the appliances in your kitchen have electronic components controlling them. Someone out there is designing these devices. Someone out there is repairing them. Someone out there is programming them. Someone out there is  Read More

Electronics Engineering Technology-Certificate

Instructor Wesley Williams guiding two students through using electrical device
Think about the number of high-tech devices you own and use. Computers, cell phones, mp3 players, GPS devices, video game consoles, even the appliances in your kitchen have electronic components controlling them. Someone out there is designing these devices. Someone out there is repairing them. Someone out there is programming them. Someone out there is  Read More

Entry Level Mechatronics Certificate

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The Entry Level Mechatronics certificate is designed for high school and college students planning to participate in an apprenticeship as a technician in an advanced manufacturing environment. The certificate consists of four courses that develop skills in working safely in an industrial environment, using computer software to solve problems, and learning the principles of mechanicals  Read More

SG Software Engineering

This course introduces object oriented software engineering concepts related to simulation and game development. Topics include systematic approaches to the development, operation and maintenance of simulations and games. Upon completion, students should be able to apply software engineering techniques to the development of simulations and games.

Electronics Engineering Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree (A40200)

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Suggested Course Sequence: Fall Semester (First Year)   SPRING SEMESTER (First Year)   SUMMER SEMESTER (First Year)   FALL SEMESTER (Second Year)   SPRING SEMESTER (Second Year)   MAJOR ELECTIVE LIST: (Select a minimum of 3 hours) TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 68-69 Curriculum Program of Study Sequence Key * Universal General Education Transfer  Read More

Electronics Engineering Certificate (C40200C)

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COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE: 16 [Note: This program is also offered as a Career and College Promise (CCP) Pathway for eligible high school students. For more information, please review the most current CCP Pathway Guide on the Vance-Granville website at www.vgcc.edu .]

Engineering Materials

This course introduces the physical and mechanical properties of materials. Topics include materials testing, pre- and post-manufacturing processes, and material selection of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, composites, and non-conventional materials. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic material property tests and select appropriate materials for applications.

Entry Level Mechatronics Certificate (C40350A)

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Suggested Course Sequence: Fall Semester (First Year) TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE: 12 Curriculum Program of Study Sequence Key * Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) Courses ** General Education Courses *** Premajor/Elective Courses