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A.S. and B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology

Students will be provided the opportunity to study the design and operational characteristics of electrical circuits, electrical machinery, and electronics equipment. Other subjects studied include electrical drafting, computers, electrical power systems operation and control, and communications. Graduates are qualified for employment in instrumentation, communication systems, and electronics operation. Positions for which graduates qualify may be found with electric utilities, electrical equipment manufacturers, mining companies, manufacturing concerns, and other industries where electrical equipment is utilized or serviced. The associate and baccalaureate degree programs in electrical engineering technology are accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The Electrical Engineering Technology program publishes the following program educational objectives as broad statements describing expected accomplishments of its graduates during the first few years after graduation.

Program Educational Objectives 

Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology

  1. Graduates apply circuit analysis and design, computer programming, analog and digital electronics, and electrical machinery principles to install, test, and maintain electrical and electronic systems.
  2. Graduates function on professional teams and communicate with speaking, writing, and graphical skills.
  3. Graduates respect professional, ethical, and social issues as well as a commitment to quality and dependability.
  4. Graduates remain current, professionally.

 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology

Baccalaureate degree graduates will demonstrate additional depth and breadth to the program educational objectives stated above.  In addition, the following accomplishments are also expected of baccalaureate degree graduates. 

  1. Graduates perform analysis, design, and implementation of control systems, microprocessor systems, communication systems, and power systems. 
  2. To provide breadth for additional job opportunities, graduates utilize rigorous mathematics applications and productivity software in support of electrical/electronics systems.
  3. Graduates apply project management techniques in product design and development.   

The Electrical Engineering Technology program publishes the following program outcomes to describe what students are expected to know and do at the time of graduation.  These relate to knowledge, skills, and behaviors that students acquire in the program. 

Program Outcomes Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology 

  1. Students demonstrate an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of electrical engineering technology in a rigorous mathematics environment.
  2. Students identify, analyze, and solve technical problems associated with circuit analysis, electronic devices, and microcomputers in electrical systems.
  3. Students communicate by written, oral, and graphical means.
  4. Students team with others to solve problems and present solutions.
  5. Students conduct field and laboratory testing on electrical and electronics circuits and apply results.
  6. Students clearly understand professional and ethical responsibilities.
  7. Students understand diversity, societal, and global issues relating to solutions to problems in professional practice.
  8. Students recognize the need for and the ability to engage in lifelong learning.

 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology 

  1. Students perform analysis and design in the control systems, microprocessor systems, communications systems and computer systems of the field of electrical engineering.
  2. Students apply rigorous mathematics including applications of applied differential equations to the solutions to problems in electrical/electronics systems.
  3. Students apply project management skills in a product design, development, and implementation environment process in electrical systems.
  4. Students plan and prepare design and operation documents for an electrical system.
  5. Students select appropriate devices and practices.
  6. Students maintain an understanding of professional practice issues such as interaction between designers, developers, and customers. 

The following courses are required for the associate degree and baccalaureate degree respectively, listed in the recommended sequence.

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE
First Semester Second Semester
ENGL 101 Composition I  3 ELET 110 Circuit Analysis I  4
GNET 102 Tech Physics II  4 ELET 112 Electrical Measurements  1
GNET 115 Tech Math I  4 ENGL 102 Composition II  3
COSC 201 PC Software  3 GNET 101 Tech Physics I  4
Core Skills    Social Science  3 GNET 116 Tech Math II  4
    Total 17     Total 16
Third Semester Fourth Semester
ELET 201 Solid State Electronics  4 ELET 202 Semiconductor Devices  4
ELET 205 AC/DC Machinery  4 ELET 216 Electrical Control Systems  4
ELET 209 Power Systems  3 ELET 218 Fundamentals of Computers  4
MATH 220 Calculus I  4 MEET 112 Computer Aided Drafting  3
COSC 210 VISUAL BASIC  3 Core Skills Social Science  3
    Total 18     Total 18

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
ELET 305 Microprocessors  4 ELET 304 Integrated Circuit Technology  4
ELET 307 Circuit Analysis II  3 ELET 316 Programmable Controllers  3
MATH 230 Calculus II  4 MATH 310 Differential Equations  3
Core Skills Literature  3 ENGR 315 Engineering Economics  3
SPCH 208 Speech  3     Total 13
    Total 17        
Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
CHEM 101 General Chemistry  3 ELET 401 Advanced Circuits Analysis  3
CHEM 103 Chemistry Lab  1 ELET 408 Communications Electronics  4
ENGR 313 Engineering Mechanics I  5 ELET 492 Senior Project  2
Core Skills Social Science  3 Core Skills Fine Arts/Humanities  3
Technical Elective  3 Core Skills Social Science  3
    Total 15     Total 15

2012 - 2013 Enrollments and graduates
Enrollments
AS - 13
BS - 57

Graduates
AS - 7 
BS - 16