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Electro Mechanical Engineering Foundations
Electromechanical & Engineering Foundations
Program Number: 306202
Your Degree:
Technical Diploma
Area of Study:
Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Delivery Method:
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
20 Credits | Finish diploma in 1 year
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  • Program Overview

    The Electro-Mechanical and Engineering Foundations technical diploma gives students who are undecided about their academic goals and interests an opportunity to explore several specialized technical and engineering fields, leading to a variety of degrees/diplomas:

    Two-Year Applied Associate in Science (AAS) Programs

    One-Year Technical Diploma Programs

    Less than One-Year Technical Diploma Programs

    Associate in Science (AS) Program

    Interested students should contact Jennifer Jackowski: JJJackowski@madisoncollege.edu or 608-246-6531.

    Program Details

    Students in the Electromechanical & Engineering Foundations program can attend full or part time.

    Accounting classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison – Truax
    • Madison – Commercial Avenue
    • Fort Atkinson
    • Portage



    Graduates are ready for entry-level positions in maintenance and service work.

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    First Semester
    1 credit
    1 credit
    1 credit
    1 credit
    2 credits
    3 credits
    Second Semester
    2 credits
    1 credit
    1 credit
    1 credit
    3 credits
  • Admission

    To Apply

    Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Application Dates

    Spring 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2023

    Fall 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2023

    Spring 2024

    • Application opens on February 1, 2023
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024

    Admission Requirements

    All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

    1. Admission Application

    The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

    2. Education Completion
    Students must submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
    • GED/HSED transcript
    • College transcript(s) showing completion of an associate degree or higher
      • Note: Effective with the 2023-2024 year, this may be fulfilled with at least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0

    All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.

    Additional Notes

    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.

    • Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

  • Career Outcomes

    As a student in the Electro-Mechanical and Engineering Foundations Technical Diploma, you will:

    • Compare and contrast the roles of technicians and engineers in the workforce.
    • Develop industry recognized skills such as communication and teamwork.
    • Acquire critical thinking and troubleshooting skills through the application of logic.
    • Measure and analyze voltage, current, resistance for direct current as well as single- and three-phase alternating current (DC/AC) sources.
    • Create and troubleshoot basic programs for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
    • Understand safety standards for industry as outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and receive an OSHA 10 card, an Industry recognized credential. 
    • Interpret engineering drawings.
    • Lay out, measure, and fabricate components and assemblies.
    • Prepare for further study in an Apprenticeship, Technical Diploma, Applied Associate of Science, or prepare for transfer into an Engineering bachelor’s degree through the Liberal Arts Transfer – Engineering Pre-major.
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