Mechatronics is the synergistic combination of mechanical and electrical engineering, computer science, and information technology, which includes control systems as well as numerical methods used to design products with built-in intelligence. This minor is designed with the above in mind and geared toward mechanical, biomedical, and civil engineering majors. The minor consists of six courses. It is not open to students majoring in electrical or computer engineering.
All courses must be taken at the University of Hartford and must be taken for a letter grade. A grade point average of 2.33 (C+) must be achieved in the minor.