Feb 25, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Specialization in Mechatronics (956-02) Associate of Applied Science Degree


Purpose: Mechanical Engineering Technology is a great fit for students who want to take a hands-on approach to mechanical engineering. Mechanical Engineering Technologists participate in the design, testing, and manufacturing of industrial machinery, consumer products, engines and other equipment. Virginia Peninsula’s AAS in  Mechanical Engineering Technology program prepares students for the Siemens Mechatronics Level I Certification Exam. The curriculum is grounded in math, science and engineering principles with practical lessons in computer-aided drawing and design, composite materials, hydraulics, and other technical areas.

Course Offerings: Primarily at the Hampton Campus both daytime and evening. Some classes are offered in distance and hybrid format.

Articulation Agreement: Students who are interested in transferring to Old Dominion University to continue AAS Mechanical Engineering w/Mechanical Design Specialization  plan should meet with Academic Advising early to determine and discuss requirements. 

 

Possible Career Opportunities


In order to review a listing of possible career opportunities available upon completion of this program, please visit the VA Wizard at https://www.vawizard.org/vccs/Main.action.

Semester Total Credits 17


Semester Total Credits 15


Semester Total Credits 3


Semester Total Credits 16


Semester Total Credits 13/14


Total Minimum Credits 64/65


Program Information (STEM)


For additional information about this program visit the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email stemoffice@vpcc.edu.