The Electrical Engineering Technology - Electronics degree is designed to meet the demand for employees with electronics skills. You will learn electrical and electronic theories and how to apply those theories in a laboratory setting.
Program graduates work in the electronics field as technicians or in a variety of testing and manufacturing careers.
Graduates may choose to enter the workforce or continue their education at a four year-college.
This program is offered by the Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Technologies Department.
Entrance and Course Requirements
- The program is aimed the growing number of technician careers available in the electronics, nanotechnology and semiconductor fields.
- The program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (www.abet.org).
Graduates are prepared for a career as an Engineering Technician or similar roles. Employment opportunities exist for those interested in working as: Field Service Representatives, Electromechanical Assemblies Technicians, Quality Control Technicians, System Field Support Technicians, Field Engineers, Service Technicians and Computer Technicians.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Recent employers have included:
General Electric Global Research Center;
Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Here is the median salary taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of 2012): Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technician, $56,040.
The Center for Careers and Transfer offers Career Services and Transfer Services to all students.
For more information regarding this program, please contact:
Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Technologies Department
Cogan Hall, Room 145
For more information about admission to this program, please contact:
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223