Engineering Technology Electrical Track (AAS)

Program Description

The Engineering Technology degree program will allow students to enter into a wide range of career fields within industrial settings after two years of study while also providing the option of university transfer upon graduation. After completing the first year of common courses in the Fundamentals of AutoCAD, DC circuits, machining, PC applications in technology, hydraulics/pneumatics and technical math and calculus, students will have the opportunity to focus on any track from three fields of engineering technology: electrical, mechanical and manufacturing. Students with employment or job shadow opportunity in a technical field will be able to do technology-based practicum or internships in an industrial setting.

Students will learn the required skills to take manufacturing or engineering designs from concept to completion. Opportunities for employment exist for engineering technicians in aerospace, electrical and electronic, maintenance, industrial, mechanical, electro-mechanical, environmental, and civil engineering fields.

Note: ENGT and MATH courses in this degree are offered only once per year. Some courses require a specific sequence. To complete this degree within 2 years, please follow the recommended Track outline. This program is intended to start in the Fall. See faculty contact person to discuss alternatives.

Students who complete this track will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Technical Math (algebra, trigonometry, geometry, differential and integral calculus) hydraulics, blueprint reading.
  • Gain introductory skills in analysis and measurement of passive and reactive circuits, Process Control, programming, and PLCs.

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Suggested Courses

Course (Credit Hours):

First Semester

ENGT 100 Intro to Engineering Tech (1)
ENGT 101 Blueprint/Schematic Reading (3)
ENGT 102 Introduction to 2D-CAD (2)
ENGT 103 Fundamentals of DC Circuits (3)
ENGT 104 Intro to Manufacturing (2)
ENGT 105 PC Applications of Technology (3)
MATH 123 Technical Algebra/Trigonometry (4)

Second Semester

ENGT 150 Hydraulics/Pneumatics (3)
ENGT 163 Fundamentals of AC Power (3)
ENGT 168 Logic Systems I (3)
ENGT 210 Mechatronics I (3)
MATH 223 Technical Calculus (4)

Third Semester

ENG 101 Composition I or  (3)
ENG 101C Composition I or
COMM 100 Communication Skills
ENGT 106 Sustainable Energy Systems I (3)
ENGT 218 Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
ENGT 224 Computer Programming (3)
ENGT 260 Mechatronics II (3)

Fourth Semester

ENGT 215 Experimental Testing Systems (3)
ENGT 263 Topics in Engineering Tech (3)
ENGT 268 Engineering Technology Project (3)
PHYS 101 College Physics I (5)
1Engineering Technology Elective (1)

Minimum total hours required for degree: 64

1Choose electives from the appropriate tracks below.
ENGT 120 Introduction to Nanomaterials (2)
ENGT 130 Introduction to Biomaterials (2)
ENGT 290 Engineering Tech Internship (3)
GT 200 Independent Study (1)

Minimum total hours required for degree: 64

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