Dec 02, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Electrical Engineering Technology, A.S.


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This degree is only available in the College of Professional Studies.

The Associates in Electrical Engineering Technology program prepares graduates for a successful career as an electrical, electronic, or engineering technician. Studies in mathematics and science are coupled with courses focusing on the analysis, building, and testing of circuits; areas of focus include analog and digital circuits, microprocessors, electrical machines, and electronic instrumentation. Students in the program engage with these focus areas in classes and in laboratory settings, which provide them with both theoretical knowledge and the hands-on application of that knowledge. This approach enables graduates to work in a variety of careers including the testing of electrical systems, maintenance of electrical systems, support of manufacturing processes, and installation of electrical systems. 

Program Educational Objectives


Upon completion of the Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology students will:

  1. Demonstrate the scientific, engineering, and technical skill necessary to pursue a career as an electrical, electronic, or engineering technician.
  2. Apply techniques in building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electronic/computer systems.
  3. Demonstrate communications skills necessary to function effectively as a member of a team.

Student Learning Outcomes


The student learning outcomes listed below are required for ABET accreditation. Assessment of these outcomes needs to be built into program at its initial launch. Students graduating with an Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering will have the following learned capabilities:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

General Education Core


***Please note, if courses are duplicated between general education and the major, approved electives increase by the number of credits duplicated.***

How to Communicate


Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

How to Analyze


Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

How to Lead


Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

Lead Self


Lead Others


Total Credits Required: 6


Total Credits Required: 18


Total Credits Required: 42


Preparatory Core 2


Total Credits Required: 60


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