Electrical / Electronics Engineering Technology

Award: DIPLOMA

Length: A full-time student may complete this program in six semesters, which includes two summers.

Purpose: The purpose of the Electrical / Electronics Engineering Technology program is to prepare persons for employment in technical positions available in business and industry related to electricity and electronics.

Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:

  • Automation Control

  • Biomedical Electronics Technician

  • Communications Technician

  • Computer Technician

  • Electrical/Electronics Technician

  • Electric Power Utility Technician

  • Laboratory Technician

  • Maintenance Technician

  • Robotics Technician

  • Service Technician

  • Telecommunications Technician

Admission Requirements: To enter this curriculum requires that an individual meet the general admission requirements of the College. If you meet the general admission requirements, a counselor will discuss with you the strengths and weaknesses of your academic background and your strengths and weaknesses as revealed by an appropriate placement test. You may correct any deficiencies in academic preparation in the College’s Developmental Studies program.

Program Description: The program is designed to develop a general foundation in electricity, electronics, theorems, networks, and fundamental circuits. To receive the diploma, you must complete the required credits with a grade point average of 2.00 or better. The courses are distributed according to the following outline. This outline represents a typical order of courses taken by full-time day students.


Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology Program
  Lect.
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Year (Fall Semester)      

SDV 100

 

College Success Skills

1 0 1
ITE 116 Survey of Computer
Software Applications
2 0 2
ELE 113 Basic Electricity I 3 0 3
ELE 123 Electrical Applications I 1 2 2
ELE 152   Calculations 1 3 0 3
PED Physical Education Elective 0 0 2
Total     10 2 13
           
    Lect.
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Year (Spring Semester)      
ELE 114    Basic Electricity II 3 0 3
ELE 124   Electrical Applications II 1 2 2
ETR 123   Electronics Applications I 1 2 2
ELE 153   Calculations II 3 0 3
ETR 141   Electronics I 3 0 3
ETR 151   Electronic Circuits Troubleshooting I 2 0 2
ENG 131   Technical Writing 3 0 3
Total     16 4 18


    Lect.
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Year (Summer Term)      
ELE 156    Electrical Control Systems 2 2 3
ETR 142   Electronics II 3 0 3
ETR 152   Electronic Circuits
Troubleshooting II
2 0 2
ETR 124 Electronic Applications II 1 2 2
Total     8 4 10

Note: SDV 100 - College Success Skills is required for graduation and should be taken during the first semester the student is enrolled in the curriculum

 

    Lect.
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Year (Fall Semester)    
ECO 100   Elementary Economics 3 0 3
ELE 216   Industrial Electricity 2 3 3
ETR 282   Digital Systems I 2 3 3
ELE 158   Surface-Mount Soldering 0 3 1
ETR 255   Active Devices & Circuits 2 3 3
           
Total     9 12 13

         

 

  Lect.
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Year (Spring Semester)
ETR 243   Digital, Analog & Data
Comm. Systems I
3 3 4
ELE 295   Topics in E/E (Schematic Reading) 1 0 1
ELE 217   Electric Power Utilities 1 2 2
CST 100   Principles of Public Speaking 3 0 3
ELE 239 Programmable Logic Controllers 2 3 3
           
Total 10 8 13






Lect.
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Year (Summer Term)
ETR 136 Industrial Electronic Systems 2 3 3
ETR 241   Electronic Communications 1 2 3 3
Total 4 6 6




Total Minimum Credits for a Electrical/Electronics Technology.........73

   

 
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