Electrical / Electronics Technology (470)

Nature of Profession

Engineering technicians work in various engineering and manufacturing companies using the principles and theories of science, engineering and mathematics. They may prepare specifications for materials, test for quality control, study ways to improve manufacturing efficiency, supervise production workers, work as field representatives, install and repair technical equipment or write repair and operation manuals.

Related Job Titles

Job titles relating to the field include instrumentation calibration and repair technician, research and test technician, sales technician and technical writer.

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
EENG 1105 DC Circuits & Devices 3
ENDS 1100 Introduction to Engineering Technology 2
ENDS 1145 Computer Applications in Engineering 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 3
PHYS 1117 Applied Physics I (Mechanics) 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 2260 C Programming 4
EENG 1115 AC Circuits & Devices 3
EENG 2205 Digital Electronics 4
PHYS 1115 Applied Physics II (Heat, Light & Sound) 3
PSYC 1110 Principles of Psychology 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
EENG 1185 Electrical Machinery 3
EENG 2254 Computer Architecture & Design 4
EENG 2285 Manufacturing Control Systems 3
ENDS 1141 Engineering Drawing I 3
SPTH 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
EENG 2215 Analog Circuits & Devices 4
EENG 2255 Digital Communications 3
EENG 2299 Research Project 3
ENGL 2205 Technical Report Writing 3
– – – – – – General Elective 3
Program Total: 66

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