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

Engineering AS, Electrical Engineering Technology Option

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Program Description

This program comprises the first two years of coursework for a program in electrical engineering technology at a four-year institution and lays the foundation for being a successful engineer. Electrical engineering technology uses an applied approach to design and development of new equipment. Laboratory experience at the associate level includes solid state amplifier design, system troubleshooting and robotics.  Along with introductory courses, you will take courses in the basic sciences, physics, and math.

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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 terms.
  • Solve engineering problems.
  • Exhibit professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Communicate electrical engineering technology concepts.
  • Identify the global impact of engineering solutions.


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Student Organizations

Computer engineering students are encouraged to join IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers). 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 Electrical Engineering Technology Degree 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  page for the course list.

Required Elective 3 Hours

  • (may be required by transfer institution)
  • or select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 43-44

Total Credit Hours: 64-65

  • 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 65. 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 69-70 hours to complete. See your academic advisor for more information.

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