Engineering Technology - Electrical

Love science and technology as well as working with your hands, repairing and building electronics from scratch? With an associate degree in Electrical Engineering – Technology, you can turn your interests into a career. After graduating, you may work alongside electrical engineers and technologists in such areas as electric circuits, instrumentation and communication.

Program outcomes
  • Analyze a student-created engineering model using appropriate general calculations;
  • Design, model and develop concepts in a 3D solid modeling environment to address the industrial demands of today's technology;
  • Apply theoretical attributes of electrical components to systems design;
  • Identify and describe component and system-level problems in engineering using state-of-the-art testing equipment;
  • Design and present a final project using all of the above engineering skills including good oral communication and technical writing ability.

Program Curriculum

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General Education Requirements

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 115 or ENG 117 Writing for Technical Communication or Writing for Business and Industry 3
Elective Oral & Written Communication 3
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3

Major Requirements

Course ID Title Credits
EGR 111 Engineering Computations 3
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics 3
EGT 190 Principles of Critical Thinking in Technology 3
EGT 210 Digital Circuits 4
EGT 211 AC/DC Circuits 4
EGT 230 Analog Circuits 4
EGT 235 Instrumentation and Control Systems 4
EGT 240 Communication Systems 4
MAT 161 Precalculus I 4
MAT 162 Precalculus II 4
PHY 121 General Physics I 4
PHY 122 General Physics II 4

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Full-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics 3
MAT 161 Precalculus I 4
EGT 190 Principles of Critical Thinking in Technology 3
PHY 121 General Physics I 4

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
ENG 115 or ENG 117 Writing for Technical Communication or Writing for Business and Industry 3
MAT 162 Precalculus II 4
PHY 122 General Physics II 4
EGR 111 Engineering Computations 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Oral & Written Communication 3
EGT 210 Digital Circuits 4
EGT 211 AC/DC Circuits 4
EGT 230 Analog Circuits 4

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility 3
EGT 235 Instrumentation and Control Systems 4
EGT 240 Communication Systems 4

Part-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
MAT 161 Precalculus I 4
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics 3

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
MAT 162 Precalculus II 4
EGT 190 Principles of Critical Thinking in Technology 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
PHY 121 General Physics I 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
PHY 122 General Physics II 4
EGR 111 Engineering Computations 3

Semester 5

Course ID Title Credits
EGT 210 Digital Circuits 4
EGT 211 AC/DC Circuits 4

Semester 6

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Oral & Written Communication 3
ENG 115 or ENG 117 Writing for Technical Communication or Writing for Business and Industry  

Semester 7

Course ID Title Credits
EGT 230 Analog Circuits 4
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility  

Semester 8

Course ID Title Credits
EGT 235 Instrumentation and Control Systems 4
EGT 240 Communication Systems 4

Semester 9

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity 3