Mechatronics Technology Micro Electromechanical Systems MEMS Short Term Technical Certificate

Mechatronics Technology: Micro-Electromechanical Systems

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6500

The Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) Short-Term 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-electromechnical systems and how these devices are designed the 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 Short-Term 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.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Glenn Vasiloff at 440-366-7009 or

Fall Semester (First Year)
ELCT 111 Electrical Circuits I 3
ELCT 115  Fabrication Processes for Electronics 2
MEMS 122  Introduction to Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) 4
MTHM 121 Technical Mathematics I > 4
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
TECN 111 Technical Problem Solving 3

Total Credit Hours: 17

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.

Established    February 2013
Effective        August 2013

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Registration for Spring 2017 begins October 17

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