Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing

BS Mechatronic Engineering

Mechatronic engineering is a fast-growing interdisciplinary field of study merging mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer sciences, and controls theory. Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic Engineering program are prepared to design autonomous systems such as self-driving cars, industrial automation systems, and next-generation robots.

Program Mission

The Mechatronic Engineering Program has the primary mission of providing a high-quality undergraduate engineering education with

  • A curriculum that is firmly grounded in engineering fundamentals
  • A faculty that provides superior teaching and mentoring both in and out of the classroom
  • A faculty whose focus is undergraduate education
  • Class sizes that encourage student participation
  • Project experiences that build on fundamentals and develop team skills
  • Facilities and equipment that are readily accessible
  • An environment that is conducive to learning and encourages students from different genders and backgrounds

The faculty is committed to offer a broad undergraduate experience that will promote professional growth and prepare students for a variety of engineering careers, graduates studies, and continuing education.

For more information contact the Program Coordinator, Professor Jeremy Fishel at 530-898-5320 or

This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,