Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology, AAS
Associate of Applied Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology (286001AAS)
Schrank Hall (South) 221E
This program prepares individuals for work as technicians in developing, manufacturing, installing, testing and maintaining electrical and electronic equipment and systems.
Courses completed for this degree are transferable to the related Bachelor of Science degree within the program, which is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Please consult the Program Director or Advising for more information.
The demand by industry for electronic technicians is now and will continue to be great. It is estimated that thousands of new electronic technicians will be required each year. Electronic technicians find employment in many areas of the electronics field; some of the specific career opportunities include:
- Computer Technician - installation, implementation, maintenance of data processing hardware and systems.
- Engineering Aide - assists engineers in the design, development, and testing of new electronic equipment.
- Customer-Service Technician - installs, operates, and maintains electronic equipment located at the customer's installation. Also provides training for the customer's personnel.
- Communications Technician - installs and operates various types of commercial and govt. communications equipment.
- Plant Technician - works in electronic manufacturing operations in designing and setting up quality control and other tests for manufactured products. Also may supervise and train electronic production workers
Bachelor Degree Programs
Upon completion of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree, a student may proceed to the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science Degree. Please refer to the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science degree Curriculum Guide for further information.
An additional degree option is to proceed to the Bachelor of Organizational Supervision degree.
Transfer to the College of Applied Science and Technology
To be admitted to the College of Applied Science and Technology, a student must have a GPA of 2.0. A student can complete the transfer process through an appointment with an Academic Advisor in the college in which they reside.
The following information has official approval of the Department of Engineering and Science Technology and The College of Applied Science and Technology, but is intended only as a supplemental guide. Official degree requirements are established at the time of transfer and admission to the degree-granting college. Students should refer to the Degree Progress Report (DPR) which is definitive for graduation requirements. Completion of this degree within the identified time frame below is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others. The transfer process is completed through an appointment with your academic advisor.
Transfer students should consult their Advisor to identify courses that are equivalent.
|2030:153||Technical Mathematics III||2|
|2420:263||Professional Communications and Presentations||3|
|2860:120||Circuit Fundamentals (Sch. Lab) 1||4|
|2860:121||Introduction to Electronics and Computers (Sch. Lab) 1||2|
|2030:154||Technical Mathematics IV||3|
|2820:160||Technical Physics: Mechanics (Sch. Lab)||4|
|2860:122||AC Circuits (Sch. Lab) 2||3|
|2860:123||Electronic Devices (Sch. Lab) 2||4|
|2030:255||Technical Calculus I||3|
|2860:225||Applications of Electronic Devices (Sch. Lab) 1||4|
|2860:237||Digital Circuits (Sch. Lab) 1||4|
|2860:242||Machinery & Controls (Sch. Lab) 1||3|
|2040:243||Contemporary Global Issues||3|
||Death & Dying
or The Black Experience from 1619-1877
or Diversity in American Society
or The Black Experience 1877 - 1954
or The Black Experience 1954 - Present
|2820:164||Technical Physics: Heat & Light (Sch. Lab)||2|
|Microprocessor Applications (Sch. Lab) 2
or Electronic Communications
|2860:260||Electronic Project (Sch. Lab) 2||2|
|Technical Elective 3||3|
Traditionally Fall course offering only (See Program Contact).
Traditionally Spring course offering only (See Program Contact).
Technical Electives: Availability dependent on enrollment demands and classroom availability. Technical Electives are defined as courses outside of the Electronic Engineering Technology Program that supports a student’s career interest. The following list shows approved technical electives. Some courses listed may involve prerequisites. Any course taken that is not on the following list must be approved by the Program Director in writing in order to be considered a technical elective.
Policy Alert: By the end of your first 48 credit hours attempted, you must have completed your required General Education English, Mathematics, and Communications (Speech) requirements.
|2870:332||Management of Technology Based Operations||3|
|2920:101||Introduction to Mechanical Design||3|
|2920:121||Fundamentals of Engineering Drawing||3|
|2920:310||Economics of Technology||3|
|2880:140||Computer Aided Drawing||3|
|2880:230||3-D Modeling & Design||3|
|2985:101||Introduction to Geographic & Land Information Systems||3|
|2860:290||Special Topics: Electronic Engineering Technology||1-4|