2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Electronics Engineering Technology, AAS
Program Start Date: Any Term
Minimum Program Length: 74 academic weeks; 5 terms day; 68 Credits
Curriculum Code: 35310
Electronics Engineering Technology students gain skills necessary to assist engineers in designing, building, installing and testing electronic, computer, power and telecommunication equipment. They also develop skills in computer architecture, software development, programming applications and computer networking.
Students gain experience in electronic circuits, electronic devices, electrical machinery, computers, programming, data communications and microprocessors.
Computer technician, electronics repair technician, communications technician, computer programmer technician, computer network technician, sales representative, technical writer, field engineering technician and power technician.
Through a partnership with the University of South Carolina Upstate, graduates of the EET program may transfer into the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Management program. Some additional coursework may be required. Students should consult their advisor for courses which are considered university transfer. This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET Website http://www.abet.org.
EEDA Career Cluster:
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics, Manufacturing, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Mathematics and/or Lab Sciences: 13 Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Course: 3 Credits
Social/Behavioral Sciences General Education Course: 3 Credits
Total Credits: 68
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Electronics Engineering Technology program at Spartanburg Community College will be able to:
- Use various tools and methods of the discipline to design, construct, troubleshoot, test, and analyze collected experimental data.
- Apply problem solving techniques using mathematics, science, engineering and technology to identify, analyze and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.
- Communicate effectively in a technical environment both as an individual and as a member of a team using oral, written and graphical methods.
- Practice professional and ethical responsibility, including a respect for diversity.
- Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development and its relationship to delivering quality work in a timely manner.
- Apply circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.
- Apply physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.