Robotics Engineering - B.S.

The Robotics Engineering bachelor’s degree program provides a broad based foundation in current and evolving areas of robotics, automation and mechatronics engineering. The program focuses on the dynamics of the industry in robotic and mechatronic systems and applications.

Our immersive, lab-based approach integrates technology and engineering applications with contemporary developments in the field.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology as required by the field of robotics engineering.
  • Use engineering processes to analyze problems, formulate solutions, conduct simulations and experiments and interpret data.
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication for the engineering field with consideration for ethical and global concerns.
  • Use techniques, skills, industry related tools and technical literature to complete projects, analyze, and interpret data to formulate solutions to engineering problems.
  • Integrate knowledge, tools, and problem solving skills to implement the testing of solutions to engineering problems.

Through our experiential education options, you’ll have the opportunity to gain work experience at a variety of industry partnership sites.

Robotics Engineering

A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree

Engineering Foundations
ENGN1015Introduction to Engineering3
ENGN2001Digital Logic Design4
ENGN2009C Programming for Engineering4
Major Courses
ENGN2025Applied Mechanics I: Statics3
ENGN2035Programmable Logic Controllers3
ENGN2045Computer Vision3
ENGN2062Artificial Intelligence3
ENGN2085Introduction to Embedded Systems3
ENGN2101Linear Circuit Theory3
ENGN2102Linear Circuit Theory Lab1
ENGN3005Operational Amplifiers and Linear Circuits3
ENGN3025Applied Mechanics II: Dynamics3
ENGN3053Strength of Materials3
ENGN3075Applied Fluid Mechanics3
ENGN3303Industrial Robotics3
ENGN4075Robotics & Automation I3
ENGN4080Robotics & Automation II3
Applied/Experiential Learning
Choose 6 credits from the following: 6
Directed Experiential Education D
College of Engineering & Design Internship Ic
Technical Solutions Design Project
Related Professional Studies
CAR0010Career Management1
IDES3100Parametric Engineering Design3
A&S Core Experience
Communications Foundation Courses 9
Rhetoric & Composition I
Rhetoric & Composition II
Communication Skills
Integrative Learning 6
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level
Arts and Humanities 6
Ethics: A Global Perspective
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT, or REL
Calculus I (or higher, based on student's placement) *
Calculus II
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
Social Sciences 6
Two courses from different disciplines: ANTH, ECON, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC, SOC
A&S Electives6
Two courses with an EASC attribute
Free Electives #
9 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university9
Total Credits122.0

D Directed Experiential Education (DEE) opportunities are based on project availability with community partners and student eligibility. For more information, visit Experiential Education & Career Services (EE&CS). 

IcTypically, internships require a minimum of six credits. Students interested in a 9 or 12-credit internship can apply additional experiential learning and free elective credits, if available. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty adviser before scheduling internship and free elective credits.

#  In addition to classes, free elective credits may be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad, Directed Experiential Education courses and courses in a specialization or minor as relevant. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty adviser before scheduling free elective credits.

NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Basic Mathematics or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).

Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills to fulfill the graduation writing requirement. These writing skills are assessed in ENG1021 Rhetoric & Composition II. Students who have met the requirement of ENG1021 Rhetoric & Composition II or ENG1027 Honors Advanced Composition and Communications: Civic Discourse outside of Johnson & Wales University must fulfill the graduation writing requirement through successful completion of ENG0001 Writing Workshop.

In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Global Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester or full year. Financial aid may be applied and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?