Preparing students for effective careers in electrical engineering, this program covers the design and operational characteristics of electrical circuits, electrical machinery and electronics equipment.
You will gain the marketable skills needed to pursue jobs at the technician level.
There are no special requirements to apply. In order to enroll in the program, all you need to do is select Electrical Engineering Technology as your major when you apply to Bluefield State College.
Your advisor will work with you throughout your academic journey to make sure you're on track to earn your degree. Receiving the A.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology requires completing the following courses:
Program Educational Objectives
- Graduates make significant contributions to the engineering technology profession, to their employers and communities.
- Graduates function on professional teams and communicate with speaking, writing, and graphical skills.
- Graduates respect professional, ethical, and social issues as well as a commitment to quality and dependability.
- Graduates remain current professionally through the attendance of training, seminars, conferences, etc.
- Students demonstrate an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined electrical engineering technology activities.
- Students demonstrate an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.
- Students demonstrate an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments.
- Students demonstrate an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.
- Students demonstrate an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined electrical engineering technology problems.
- Students demonstrate an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.
- Students demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
- Students demonstrate knowledge in the application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics and microcomputers, and engineering standards to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.
- Students demonstrate knowledge in the applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.