Electronics Engineering Associate Degree

Electronics Engineering

electronics engineering technology
Electronics Engineering
A.S. (VA and NC) or A.A.S. (SC) in Electronics Engineering Technology
Overview

Today’s highly-automated workplace has elevated productivity to new levels. Advanced systems are anchored by an array of electrical and electronic equipment. To keep operations running smoothly, employers need Electronics Engineering Technologists. They assist with the development, testing, and production of such things as circuit boards, wireless phones, PDAs, medical equipment, and control systems.

If this sounds like a career you might be interested in, consider ECPI University. Through ECPI’s year-round schedule, you can earn an Associate of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology (Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology – South Carolina only) in just 1.5 years. 

At the Charlotte, NC Campus Charlotte location only, you can also study learn how to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot radiological and fluoroscopy medical equipment. Working with medical imaging technology and systems, you can develop electronics, mechanics, and networking skills. Career opportunities often require relocation and working in a medical environment.

 

Program Description

ECPI University develops and updates its curriculum with input from leading professionals, many of which hire ECPI graduates. They’re looking for specific skill-sets and they work with faculty members to ensure that ECPI’s Electronics Engineering Technology degree meets their needs. The result: a program that allows students to develop skills in:

  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Data Acquisition and Control Systems
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Network Fundamentals

Most importantly, your classroom instruction will be supported with hands-on instruction using the same kind of technology found in the workplace. Specifically, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Use testing and measuring instruments to acquire data
  • Identify, analyze and solve technical problems
  • Analyze and implement systems containing hardware and software components

Possible Career Track

ECPI University’s Electronics Engineering Technology program can prepare graduates to work in a variety of industries including:

  • Automation and Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Computer
  • Homeland Security
  • Aerospace

Electronics Engineering graduates can move on to rewarding careers, finding employment in a host of positions such as:

  • Industrial Technician
  • Computer Engineering Technician
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Project Coordinator
  • Computer Network Installer/Administrator
  • Field Service Technician
  • Technical Salesperson

Curriculum

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum

36 semester credit hours

CIS121

Logic and Design

3

CIS150

Networking I

3

EET110

Electric Circuits I

3

EET111

Electric Circuits II

3

EET111L

Electric Circuits LAB

1

EET120

Semiconductor Devices

3

EET121

Electronic Systems Applications

3

EET130

Digital Systems I

3

EET230

Digital Systems II

3

EET230L

Digital Systems LAB

1

EET250

Computer Configuration I

3

CIS225

Networking II

3

 

OR

 

EET252

Data Communications and Networking

3

 

SELECT A TWO-COURSE SEQUENCE FROM THE FOLLOWING (as part of the core)