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Electrical Engineering Technology (A.A.S.) - The Electrical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET). The ELT program is also accredited by the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) and part of the Collegiate Training Initiative (FAA-CTI). [Accreditation Director for Engineering Technology, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202] This curriculum prepares students as electronic technicians to enter such fields as aerospace, communications, digital computer controls, and energy conversion. Within these and related fields they may perform duties as part of a research and development team or a manufacturing, test, or service group. Graduates may continue their education by pursuing studies towards a Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology. Course Descriptions: Online or PDF

Electrical Engineering Technology
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5310

Total Credits: 68-70

First Semester Credits
ELT 103 Elementary Engineering I 1
ELT 110 Technical Practices 2
ELT 112 Resistive Circuits 4
ENG 101 Composition I 3
Mathematics (by advisement)* 4
PED Activity Course(s) 1
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Second Semester Credits
ELT 113 Electronics I 4
ELT 115 Reactive Circuits 4
ELT 214 Digital I 3
Mathematics (by advisement)* 4
PED Activity Course(s) 1
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Summer Credits
English Elective*** 3
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 6
   
Third Semester Credits
COM 101 Interpersonal Communications 3
ELT 213 Electronics II 4
ELT 215 Digital II 3
ELT 217 Lab in Digital Electronics 1
Technical Elective by advisement** 3-4
Total Semester Credits 14-15
   
Fourth Semester Credits
ELT 310 Advanced Topics in Digital Technology 4
ELT 330 Electronic Communication 4
Social Science Elective 3
Technical Electives (by advisement)** 6-7
Total Semester Credits 17-18
*Math and technical electives are selected in consultation with departmental adviser and are based on the student's future needs (entering industry or continuing educational pursuits towards a Bachelor's degree in technology). There must be a minimum of 16 credits in math and sciences. Math selection is based on results of college Math placement exam; minimum requirement is MAT 109 Algebra and Trigonometry and MAT 111 Pre-Calculus.

**Technical electives and Physics include:
PHY 101 General Physics I,
PHY 102 General Physics II and
ELT 203 Automatic Control Theory II.
***ENG 111 Technical Writing course is recommended.