Mechatronics integrates mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer engineering. By combining these fields, mechatronics can create simpler, more efficient systems, especially in the manufacturing industry. The mechatronics minor from CBU is perfect for engineering students interested in learning how to integrate mechanical, electrical and computer engineering.

Complete 38 units from the following courses to obtain a minor in mechatronics engineering.

Program Enrollment and Degree Data

Lower Division Requirements

 

Linear circuit elements, sources, Kirchhoff ’s laws, mesh and node equations, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, resistive network analysis, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, power, transient analysis of simple circuits. Prerequisite: EGR 182 or MAT 245. (4 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR231-A
Zheng, Qing
01/08/2024 W 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 104
EGR231-A
Chun, Seunghyun
09/03/2024 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 303
EGR231-B
Chun, Seunghyun
09/03/2024 W 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 303
EGR231-C
Chun, Seunghyun
09/03/2024 W 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 303
EGR231-D
Chun, Seunghyun
09/03/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 303
EGR231-F
Butler, John Stephen
09/03/2024 F 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 303
EGR231-E
Butler, John Stephen
09/03/2024 W 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 303
EGR231-A
Zheng, Qing
01/13/2025 W 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 104

Analysis of networks and systems by transform and state-variable methods, two-port networks, topology, network functions, application of convolution, network synthesis, filter design. An analog design project requiring a written report, poster and presentation will be required. Prerequisite: EGR 231. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR232-A
Chun, Seunghyun
01/08/2024 M 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 303
EGR232-B
Chun, Seunghyun
01/08/2024 W 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 303
EGR232-E
Chun, Seunghyun
01/08/2024 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 301
EGR232-C
Chun, Seunghyun
01/08/2024 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 303
EGR232-D
Chun, Seunghyun
01/08/2024 W 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 303
EGR232-A
Chun, Seunghyun
05/06/2024 W 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering ONLN
EGR232-A
Chun, Seunghyun
01/13/2025 M 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 303
EGR232-C
Chun, Seunghyun
01/13/2025 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 303
EGR232-D
Chun, Seunghyun
01/13/2025 W 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 303
EGR232-B
Chun, Seunghyun
01/13/2025 W 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 303
EGR232-E
Chun, Seunghyun
01/13/2025 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 301
EGR232-A
Chun, Seunghyun
05/05/2025 W 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering ONLN

Boolean algebra, number systems and representations, analysis and design of combinational and sequential logic circuits, minimization, small and medium scale integrated devices, programmable logic and simulation of digital circuits. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or above. (4 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR234-A
Chacon, Enrique
09/03/2024 F 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Engineering 106

Basic concepts of analytical geometry, limits and derivatives, differentials and rates, integration, definite and indefinite integrals, differentiation of logarithmic and exponential functions. Prerequisites: MAT 135, 145, EGR 182, or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
05/06/2024 - Online
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
05/05/2025 - Online

Continued study and applications of integration: volumes, lengths, surface of revolution; derivatives and integrals involving trigonometric functions, infinite series, expansion of functions, hyperbolic functions, law of the mean, partial fractions, polar coordinates, and conic sections. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
01/08/2024 F 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
MAT255-B
DellAcqua, Jessica K.
01/08/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall ONLN
MAT255-B
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall ONLN
MAT255-B
Sill, Michael R.
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

Upper Division Requirements

 

Study of organization and structuring of the major hardware and software components of computers. Includes mechanics of information transfer and control within a digital computer system. Introduces machine instruction sets and assembly language programming. Prerequisite: EGR 234. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Design of hardware and software for embedded systems using a modern microcontroller. Covers hardware interfacing including memory system design, interrupt interfacing, and use of internal and external peripheral devises. Emphasis is placed on assembly language programming of the microcontroller including device drivers, exception and interrupt handling, and interfacing with higher-level languages. Laboratory exercises require assembly language programming and hardware design. Prerequisite: EGR 321. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR322-A
Paulsen, Steven W.
01/08/2024 F 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 303
EGR322-A
Paulsen, Steven W.
01/13/2025 F 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 303

Characterization of linear systems by impulse response, convolution, transfer function. Study of linear differential equations and linear difference equations as models. Study of continuous and discrete signals including filters and their effects. Uses transform methods including Fourier series and transforms, FFT, Laplace transforms and Z transforms. Includes computer problems. Assumes familiarity with MATLAB computer software. Prerequisites: EGR 232 and MAT 255. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR331-A
Hekman, Keith A
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 305
EGR331-B
Hekman, Keith A
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 305

Design and implementation of computer-assisted date acquisition (DAQ) systems and computer controlled instrumentation. Designs are implemented and visualized as virtual instruments using the LabVIEW Graphical Programming Language. Prerequisite: EGR 232. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR335-A
Hekman, Keith A
01/08/2024 T 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 106
EGR335-B
Hekman, Keith A
01/08/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 106
EGR335-A
Hekman, Keith A
01/13/2025 T 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 106
EGR335-B
Hekman, Keith A
01/13/2025 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 106

Analog control system modeling, analysis, and design using root locus and frequency response methods. Introduction to state variable methods and digital control. Includes lab projects on real-time control systems. MATLAB and SIMULINK are used extensively as design tools. Prerequisite: EGR 331. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR431-D
Park, Jounsup
01/08/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-C
Park, Jounsup
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-A
Park, Jounsup
01/08/2024 M 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-B
Park, Jounsup
01/08/2024 W 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-E
Zheng, Qing
01/08/2024 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 201
EGR431-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 M 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 303
EGR431-E
Zheng, Qing
01/13/2025 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 201

Introduction to fundamentals of robotics. Topics include coordinate frames and transformations, forward and inverse positional kinematics, velocities and Jacobians of linkages, dynamics, sensors and actuators, path planning, robot control methodologies. Special topics such as teleoperation, haptics or computer vision will be introduced. Includes lab problems. Prerequisite: EGR 431 (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation