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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering AS, Electrical Engineering Option

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Program Description

The Electrical Engineering (EE) program comprises the first two years of coursework for a professional program in engineering at a four-year institution and lays the foundation for being a successful engineer and for doing well in the EE professional program.  Electrical engineers do everything from designing software and enhancing cellphones to developing test equipment used in the electrical power system which is connected to homes. Along with introductory courses, you will take courses in the basic engineering sciences, physics, math and chemistry.

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School of Science and Mathematics

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • Conduct experiments.
  • Design a system or process within constraints.
  • Function in diverse teams.
  • Solve engineering problems.
  • Exhibit professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Communicate electrical engineering concepts.
  • Identify the global impact of engineering solutions.


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Student Organizations

Two student clubs are offered to support the EE student.  IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) and the TCC Amateur Radio Club.  For more information see organization advisor Thomas Henderson in the School of Engineering and Applied Technology at the northeast campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Engineering AS, Electrical Engineering Option Program Map    

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 21

(Additional General Education Requirements  are satisfied through the Specialized Course Requirements.)

Humanities 6 Hours

See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.

General Education Required Electives 3 hours

Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 43-48

Total Credit Hours: 64-69

  • Additional preparatory course work may be required if students do not meet a minimum placement score on a secondary placement test. In this case, the total credit hours required to complete the degree will exceed 69. If additional Math is required, it will fill any open General Education electives. If General Education electives have already been met, then this degree could require up to 75-76 hours to complete. See your academic advisor for more information.

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