Robotics focuses on the design, construction, and operation of robots.

For this major you’ll take lots of robotics classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in robotics.

Sample Courses

Robotics Courses:

  • Design and Manufacturing of Robots
  • Robot Modeling and Simulation
  • Mechanics and Control of Robots
  • Artificial Intelligence for Robotics
  • Computer Vision
  • Sensing and Sensors
  • Robot Autonomy
  • Autonomy in Vehicles
  • Robotic Surgery Training
  • Kinematics
  • Dynamic Systems and Control
  • Instrumentation
  • Embedded Computing
  • Manipulation Algorithms
  • Robot Localization and Mapping
  • Electric Circuits Laboratory
  • New Media Robotics
  • Planning and Decision-making in Robotics
  • Dynamics and Control of Human and Animal Movement
  • Underactuated Robots
  • Mechanics of Manipulation

General Curriculum Requirements:

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology