Robotics & Automation

Quick Facts

  • Program: Electronics Technology
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Campus: South

Interested in learning how to combine mechanical and electronic technologies? Then our Robotics & Automation program is for you!

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Job Titles & Career Info

Our Program

Why Choose Robotics & Automation?

  • Gain a solid technical background & the manual skills to fabricate, test, install, operate & maintain automated equipment.
  • Prepare for jobs such as:
    • Automation technician
    • Robotics Technician
    • Electro-mechanical technician
  • Receive hands-on training in robotic systems

Prepare for What You Will Do at Work

  • Operate, test & maintain automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment
  • Read blueprints, schematics & diagrams to figure out the best way to  assemble a part, machine, or piece of equipment
  • Use soldering equipment & hand tools to build equipment, install parts & position hardware
  • Apply your knowledge of microprocessors, electronics, mechanics, hydraulics & feedback systems to troubleshoot robotic systems.

Marketable Skills You Will Learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before You Enroll, Think About:

  • You must earn college-ready scores on the TSI math section and be ready to start on the Algebraic Math Pathway.
  • Once you earn your A.A.S. degree in Robotics & Automation, you will be prepared to start your career in industrial environments, such as energy, plastics, computer and communications equipment manufacturing, and aerospace.
  • Electro-mechanical technicians work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers, so you must work well in team environments.
  • You will have to learn to use a variety of electrical tools & measuring systems.

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates



Level 1

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

2024–2025 Academic Year

Degree or Certificate Program Title Semester Credit Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Electronics Technology—Robotics and Automation 60 $4,140
CRT1 Mechatronics Technician 30 $2,070
CRT1 Electronics Technology 23 $1,587


  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Continuing Education Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Start on Your Pathway!


South Campus

Mechanical & Industrial Technology Department

Call 817-515-4768

South Campus

Sophy George
Department Chair


South Campus

Jean Yanes
Career Advisor


Updated October 30, 2023