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Electrical Engineering Technology

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If you are looking for a career in a fast-paced, growing field that allows you to get hands-on with technology, electrical engineering technology may be the degree you want.

The Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology is a completer degree for students who have completed the Associate of Applied Science in electronics technology; have completed 45 hours toward the degree; or have permission from the dean of the College of Business and Industry.
 
An electrical engineering technology degree trains students for application-oriented engineering technology careers in electronics, control systems, robotics, energy, power, microprocessors, communications, and alternative energy. UAFS instructors have industry and teaching experience. Students receive personal one-on-one instruction not seen in most universities. Top-tier facilities with state-of-the-art technology ensure that students are ready for great jobs the day after graduation. 
 

What can I do with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology?

Graduates with this degree are prepared for a career as:

  • Application Engineers
  • Systems Technicians
  • Project Engineers
  • Technical Writers
  • Hardware Engineers
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Control Engineers
  • Technical Sales Representatives
  • Technical Sales Engineers
  • Test Engineers
  • Lab Engineers
  • Medical Equipment Technicians
  • PLC Programmers

Format

On Campus
 

Credit Hours

120
 

 

Related Degrees

Students may also seek an Associate of Applied Science in electronics technology. This program is designed to train students in theory and practical skills that prepare them for jobs in the maintenance of common electrical and electronic devices and instruments. The emphasis covers installation, diagnosis, and repair of computer systems; digital communication equipment; industrial control systems to include motor controllers, program logic controllers, sensors, and robotics; communication systems; and various advanced electronic equipment/systems.
 

Technical Certificate

Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance
This 26-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in electricity, electronics technology, industrial electricity, and PLC applications.

 

Certificates of Proficiency

Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance
This 9-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in electricity, electronics technology, industrial electricity, and electrical circuits and components. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

Robotics
This 9-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in robot operations and maintenance, robot programming, and robot studio programming. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

Sustainable Energy Technologies
This program can be completed with 9-10 credit hours and provides you with fundamental coursework in energy, auditing, and generating clean electrons. All hours earned with this credential transfer in to the A.A.S. program.

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Apply mathematics, science and engineering principles to identify, formulate and solve problems using the techniques, skills, and tools necessary for engineering technologist practice.
  • Design and conduct experiments, and analyze and interpret data.
  • Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  • Explain the need for lifelong learning and professional development based on contemporary issues in the electronics industry.

ATMAE Accreditation

ATMAE Accreditation LogoThe Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). 

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