Electronics Engineering Bachelor Degree

Electronics Engineering

Electronics Engineering Technology
Electronics Engineering
B.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology
Overview

Electronic technology is intricately-woven into many sectors of industry which effects our daily lives. Every year, new and exciting communications in wired, wireless, and satelite services impact devices and machines which change the way people live, work, and play. It’s a dynamic environment that requires professionals to sustain its progress.Wired phone and Cable TV, cellular, Broadband, mobile internet and satelite tv are all impacted by electronic engneering technology. The investment in automated manufacturing also is changing the demands for a skilled workforce.  Increasing demand for these services creates the need for technicians with skills to assist these growing sectors of  the world economy.

Engineering technologists play a critical role, serving as a nexus between engineers and technicians. From conception to design, development, testing, and production, they are essential to the production process.

If you’re a critical thinker who enjoys putting things together and integrating multiple systems, then a degree in Electronics Engineering could be the beginning of your new career. ECPI Univeristy's Electronics Engineering Technology degree is a skills-based degree with hands on labs, simulations, and faculty with industry experience. Through ECPI University’s year-round schedule, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology with a concentration in Electronics Engineering Technology in just 2.5 years. 

Program Description

At ECPI University, you learn from seasoned professionals, faculty members who possess academic credentials supported by real-world experience. Classrooms and labs are outfitted with industry equipment, and curriculum is designed with input from industry professionals. They help faculty members develop programs designed to produce graduates who fulfill the needs of today’s employers. The program has a history of succesful graduates and encourages students to seek certifications adn internships to enhance a graduates marketability int he workforce. ECPI’s Electronics Engineering Technology program can help you learn how to:

  • Use testing and measuring instruments to acquire data, analyze problems, and design a system or process.
  • Identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage engineering technology projects.
  • Analyze and implement systems containing hardware and software components.

Targeted coursework includes:

  • Analog and Digital Electronics and Communications
  • Data Acquisition and Control Systems
  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Computer Programming and Networks

The curriculum provides graduates with the education and experience needed for employment in a variety of industries including:

  • Telecommunications Industry
  • Computer Industry
  • Homeland Security
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Automation and Manufacturing
  • Education

Possible Career Track

Upon completion, graduates with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology with a concentration in Electronic Engineering could possibly pursue a variety of entry-level positions such as:

  • Electrical/Computer Engineering Technologist
  • Industrial Engineering Technologist
  • Product Engineer Technologist
  • Project Manager

Curriculum

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum

32 semester credit hours

CIS121

Logic and Design

3

CIS126

Programming I

3

CIS150

Networking I

3

CIS225

Networking II

3

 

OR

 

EET252

Data Communications and Networking

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

Arts and Sciences

31 semester credit hours

CAP480

Arts and Sciences Capstone

3

COM115

Principles of Communication

3

ENG110

College Composition

3

ENG120

Advanced Composition

3

HUM205

Culture and Diversity

3

MTH131

College Algebra

3

MTH200

Pre-calculus

3

PHY120

Physics

3

PHY120L

Physics LAB

1

PSY105

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY220

Positive Psychology

3

Self-Integration and Computer Literacy

9 semester credit hours

CIS106

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

COR090

Career Orientation Seminar

0

FOR110

Essentials for Success

3

CIS115

Computer Applications

3

Concentration Requirements

Electronics Engineering Technology

33 semester credit hours plus electives

EET220

Industrial Applications

3

 

EET221L

Instrumentation and Measurement LAB

1

 

EET250

Computer Configuration I

3

 

EET251

Computer Configuration II

3

 

EET251L

Computer Configuration II LAB

1

 

EET252

Data Communications and Networking

3

 

EET280

Introduction to Communication Systems

3

 

EET282

Wireless Security

3

 

EET301

Special Topics in Engineering Technology

3

 

EET310

Circuit Analysis

3

 

EET380

Digital Communications I

3

 

EET430

Microcontrollers

3

 

EET430L

Microcontrollers LAB

1

 

 

Various Electives

19

 

Electives

Electives

CIS202

Introduction to Routing and Switching

3

CIS204

Intermediate Routing and Switching

3

CIS207

Network Routing and Switching LAB

1

CIS214

Object-Oriented Programming Using C#

3

CIS215

Programming II

3

EET191

Materials Science

3

EET251

Computer Configuration II

3

EET251L

Computer Configuration II LAB

1

EET252

Data Communications and Networking

3

EET272

Fiber Optics Communication

3

EET272L

Fiber Optics Communication LAB

1

EET281

Wireless Technologies

3

EET282

Wireless Security

3

EET300

Engineering Technology Project Management

3

EET301

Special Topics in Engineering Technology

3

EET302

Externship-EET Sr. III

3

EET306

Externship-EET Sr. I-a

1

EET307

Externship-EET Sr. I-b

1

EET308

Externship-EET Sr. I-c

1

EET309

Externship-EET Sr. II

2

EET331

Programmable Controllers and Robotics

3

EET331L

Programmable Controllers and Robotics LAB

1

EET350

Overview of Electronic Security Devices

3

EET352

Engineering Economics

3

EET380

Digital Communications I

3

EET402

Capstone Project

3

EET411

Senior Project

3

EET411L

Senior Project LAB

1

EET430

Microcontrollers

3

EET430L

Microcontrollers LAB

1

MTH220

Applied Calculus I

3

MTH320

Applied Calculus II

3

Program Outcomes

Students in the B.S. Electronics Engineering Technology program learn to design and build electronic systems and learn about analog and digital electronics. They are able to apply the engineering and mathematical principles that they learn in order to implement and maintain electronic systems, such as computers and controllers.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology, graduates will have:

  • An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
  • An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.
  • An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
  • An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team
  • An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly defined engineering technology problems.
  • An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • An understanding of the need for an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
  • An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.
  • A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement. 

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