Automation & Intelligent Robotics Engineering Technology (ARET)
The study of robotics and controls involves the design, modeling, optimization, documentation and automation of advanced control problems.
Why Study This Program?
The study of robotics and controls involves the design, modeling, optimization, documentation and automation of advanced control problems. This major is designed to produce graduates prepared to work with multiple types of technology to design and implement projects that have advanced programming needs.
Students in the ARET degree program will complete courses from applied engineering, computer science, math and physics.
What Will You Learn?
Students pursuing the Automation & Intelligent Robotics Engineering Technology degree are introduced to the fundamentals of power, electronic systems and formal programming techniques common in the industry.
The curriculum, which is supported jointly by the departments of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology and Computer Science, includes in-depth technical content of electronics, control systems, mechanical systems and computer programming and applications to prepare professionals equipped to design, improve, maintain, and manage robotic and automated process and control systems.
Laboratory courses require students to design, program, develop and construct projects independently and in small teams.
- Controls Engineers
- Robotics Engineers
- Robotics Technicians
- Process Engineers
- Manufacturing Engineers
- Test Engineers
- Software Engineers
- Field Engineers
Clubs and Organizations
- Association of Technology, Management & Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Student Chapter (aka MU Robotics Team)
- Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) – Beta Phi Chapter
- Advanced Manufacturing Technology
- Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology
- Construction Management
- General Technology
- Graphic Communication Technology
- Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology
- Occupational Safety & Environmental Health
- Robotics & Control Systems Technology
- Technology & Engineering Education