Engineering Technology Degree Program

ET33

Program Description

The Engineering Technology degree program is intended to provide the opportunity for students to explore a career in engineering at the professional level. Program graduates will receive an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Engineering Technology, qualifying them as engineering technicians with a specialization in mechanical engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, or industrial engineering technology.

Program Specific Information

Students are accepted every semester based on course and space availability.

Program Length and Availability

6 Semesters

Campus Availability: Hall, Barrow

Financial Aid

This program is eligible for the Pell Grant and may be eligible for Institutional and State Financial Aid.

Contact a Financial Aid Counselor for eligibility requirements and application materials.

Admissions Requirements

Must be 16 years of age. 

High school diploma or GED is required prior to admission. (Official transcripts or GED scores must be submitted from all colleges and/or high schools attended for credit.)

ACCUPLACER Testing, or submit SAT, ACT, COMPASS, or ASSET test scores.

Curriculum

General Education Core – Total of 16 Hours

Area I – Language Arts/Communications – Choose 3 Hours

ENGL 1101Composition & Rhetoric

3

Area II – Social/Behavioral Sciences – Choose 3 Hours

HIST 1111World History I

3

HIST 1112World History II

3

Area III – Natural Sciences/Mathematics – Choose 7 Hours

MATH 1113Precalculus

3

MATH 1131Calculus I

4

Area IV – Humanities/Fine Arts – Choose 3 Hours

MUSC 1101Music Appreciation

3

Program-Specific Core – Total of 25 Hours

ENGL 1105Workplace & Technical Comm.

3

ENGL 1102Literature & Composition

3

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

 

PHYS 1111Introductory Physics I

3

And

PHYS 1111LIntroductory Physics Lab I

1

 

PHYS 1112Introductory Physics II

3

And

PHYS 1112LIntroductory Physics Lab II

1

 

DFTG 2010Engineering Graphics

4

 

CHEM 1211Chemistry I

3

And

CHEM 1211LChemistry Lab I

1

Choose a Specialization – Total 22 – 25 Hours

Electrical Engineering Specialization -

ENGT 1000Intro to Engineering Tech

3

ECET 1101Circuit Analysis I

4

ECET 2101Circuit Analysis II

4

ECET 1110Digital Systems I

4

 

MATH 1132Calculus II

4

Or

ECET 2110Digital Systems II

4

 

ECET 2120Electronic Circuits I

4

Total Credit Hours:64

Industrial Engineering Specialization -

ENGT 1000Intro to Engineering Tech

3

MEGT 1010Manufacturing Processes

3

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

LOGI 1000Business Logistics

3

MATH 1127Introduction to Statistics

3

Programming Course – Choose One Course
CIST 1305Program Design & Development

3

CIST 2361C++ Programming I

4

CIST 2371Java Programming

4

CIST 2341C# Programming I

4

Occupational-Related Electives – Choose 6 Hours
IDSY 1020Print Rdg/Problem Solving

3

IDSY 1160Mechanical Laws/Principles

4

IDSY 1240Maintenance for Reliability

4

Total Credit Hours:65

Mechanical Engineering Specialization -

ENGT 1000Intro to Engineering Tech

3

MATH 1132Calculus II

4

DFTG 2020Visualization & Graphics

3

ENGL 2130American Literature

3

Programming Course – Choose One Course
CIST 1305Program Design & Development

3

CIST 2361C++ Programming I

4

CIST 2371Java Programming

4

CIST 2341C# Programming I

4

Mechanical Engineering – Choose Two Courses
MEGT 1010Manufacturing Processes

3

MEGT 2030Statics

3

MEGT 2080Strength of Materials

3

Total Credit Hours:63

*If CIST 1305 is taken as programming course, student must take a minimum of 6 hours of MEGT.

Graduation Plan Degree in Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering Specialization)

Total Credit Hours: 63

*Regular Admission means that a student has met all admissions requirements and that the student does not require any learning support classes.

**Program requires 63 hours; however, the credit hours in the specialization options vary by specializations, making the total credit hours vary between 63 and 64 credit hours, depending on the chosen specialization.

This plan is for informational purposes ONLY. It is not a substitute for meeting with a program advisor each term.

Graduation Plan - Degree in Engineering Technology (Industrial Engineering Specialization)

Note: For a list of which courses are part of the elective area, please see the Curriculum tab for this program.

Semester One

ENGL 1101Composition & Rhetoric

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

DFTG 2010Engineering Graphics

4

ENGT 1000Intro to Engineering Tech

3

Total Credit Hours:13

ENGL 1101 and MATH 1111:- Pre-Req: Test Scores – See Advisor

Note: MATH 1111 is not in the Engineering Technology Degree Curriculum, but it or high enough test scores are required for MATH 1113

DFTG 2010: These courses are only offered Fall Semester each year: DFTG 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

Semester Two

ENGL 1102Literature & Composition

3

MATH 1113Precalculus

3

CHEM 1211Chemistry I

3

CHEM 1211LChemistry Lab I

1

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:13

ENGL 1102:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101

MATH 1113:- Pre-Req: MATH 1111 + Regular Admission*

CHEM 1211:- Pre-Req: MATH 1101 or MATH 1111, Co-Req: CHEM 1211L

CHEM 1211L: Co-Req: CHEM 1211

SPCH 1101:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Semester Three

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

ENGL 1105Workplace & Technical Comm.

3

ACCT 1100:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission*

ENGL 1105:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101

Choose One:

World History I

Or

World History II

World History I and World History II:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Required

MUSC 1101Music Appreciation

3

Total Credit Hours:13

MUSC 1101:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Semester Four

MATH 1131Calculus I

4

PHYS 1111Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 1111LIntroductory Physics Lab I

1

Total Credit Hours:8

MATH 1131:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* MATH 1113

PHYS 1111:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101 + MATH 1113, Co-Req: PHYS 1111L

PHYS 1111L: Co-Req: PHYS 1111

MATH 1131, PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111L: These courses are only offered Fall Semester each year: DFTG 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

Semester Five

MEGT 1010Manufacturing Processes

3

LOGI 1000Business Logistics

3

PHYS 1112Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 1112LIntroductory Physics Lab II

1

Total Credit Hours:10

MEGT 1010:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission*, Co-Req: ENGT 1000 

PHYS 1112:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101 + MATH 1113, Co-Req: PHYS 1112L

PHYS 1112 and PHYS 1112L: These courses are only offered Spring Semester each year: PHYS 1112, and PHYS 1112L

PHYS 1112L:- Co-Req: PHYS 1112

Semester Six

Apply for Graduation

MATH 1127Introduction to Statistics

3

Programming Course

3

MATH 1127:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission

Choose Two:

IDSY 1020Print Rdg/Problem Solving

3

Or

IDSY 1160Mechanical Laws/Principles

4

Or

IDSY 1240Maintenance for Reliability

4

Total Credit Hours:12

IDSY 1020:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission

IDSY 1240:- Pre-Req: IDSY 1170

Total Credit Hours: 68

*Regular Admission means that a student has met all admissions requirements and that the student does not require any learning support classes.

MATH 1111 is not in the Engineering Technology Degree Curriculum, but it or high enough test scores are required for MATH 1113

These courses are offered only in Fall Semester each year:  DFTY 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

These courses are offered only in Spring Semester each year:  PHYS 1112 and PHYS 1112L

**Program requires 63 hours; however, the credit hours in the specialization options vary by specializations, making this specialization total 65 credit hours, and MATH 1111 adds an additional 3 credit hours.

This plan is for informational purposes ONLY. It is not a substitute for meeting with a program advisor each term.

Graduation Plan Degree in Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering Specialization)

Note: For a list of which courses are part of the elective area, please see the Curriculum tab for this program.

Semester One

ENGL 1101Composition & Rhetoric

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

DFTG 2010Engineering Graphics

4

ENGT 1000Intro to Engineering Tech

3

Total Credit Hours:13

ENGL 1101 and MATH 1111:- Pre-Req: Test Scores – See Advisor

Note: MATH 1111 is not in the Engineering Technology Degree Curriculum, but it or high enough test scores are required for MATH 1113

DFTG 2010: These courses are only offered Fall Semester each year: DFTG 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

Semester Two

ENGL 1102Literature & Composition

3

MATH 1113Precalculus

3

CHEM 1211Chemistry I

3

CHEM 1211LChemistry Lab I

1

ECET 1101Circuit Analysis I

4

Total Credit Hours:14

ENGL 1102:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101

MATH 1113:- Pre-Req: MATH 1111 + Regular Admission*

CHEM 1211:- Pre-Req: MATH 1101 or MATH 1111, Co-Req: CHEM 1211L

CHEM 1211L: Co-Req: CHEM 1211

ECET 1101MATH 1111

Semester Three

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

ENGL 1105Workplace & Technical Comm.

3

SPCH 1101:  Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

ENGL 1105ENGL 1101

Choose One:

World History I

Or

World History II

World History I and World History II:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Required

MUSC 1101Music Appreciation

3

Total Credit Hours:12

MUSC 1101:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Semester Four

MATH 1131Calculus I

4

PHYS 1111Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 1111LIntroductory Physics Lab I

1

ECET 2101Circuit Analysis II

4

Total Credit Hours:12

MATH 1131: Pre-Req: Regular Admission* + MATH 1113

MATH 1131, PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111L: These courses are only offered Fall Semester each year: DFTG 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111L: Pre-Req: ENGL 1101 + MATH 1113, Co-Req: PHYS 1111L

ECET 2101ECET 1101 + MATH 1113

Semester Five

MATH 1132Calculus II

4

PHYS 1112Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 1112LIntroductory Physics Lab II

1

Total Credit Hours:8

MATH 1132:- Pre-Req: MATH 1131 +Regular Admission*

MATH 1132, PHYS 1112 and PHYS 1112L: These courses are only offered Spring Semester each year: MATH 1132, PHYS 1112, and PHYS 1112L

PHYS 1112:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101 + MATH 1113, Co-Req: PHYS 1112L

PHYS 1112L:- Co-Req: PHYS 1112

Semester Six

Apply for Graduation

ECET 1110Digital Systems I

4

ECET 2120Electronic Circuits I

4

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 67

*Regular Admission means that a student has met all admissions requirements and that the student does not require any learning support classes.

MATH 1111 is not in the Engineering Technology Degree Curriculum, but it or high enough test scores are required for MATH 1113

These courses are offered only in Fall Semester each year:  DFTY 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

These courses are offered only in Spring Semester each year:  MATH 1132, PHYS 1112, and PHYS 1112L

**Program requires 63 hours; however, the credit hours in the specialization options vary by specializations, making this specialization total 64 credit hours, and MATH 1111 adds an additional 3 credit hours.

This plan is for informational purposes ONLY. It is not a substitute for meeting with a program advisor each term.

Graduation Plan Degree in Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering Specialization)

Note: For a list of which courses are part of the elective area, please see the Curriculum tab for this program.

Semester One

ENGL 1101Composition & Rhetoric

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

DFTG 2010Engineering Graphics

4

ENGT 1000Intro to Engineering Tech

3

Total Credit Hours:13

ENGL 1101 and MATH 1111:- Pre-Req: Test Scores – See Advisor

Note: MATH 1111 is not in the Engineering Technology Degree Curriculum, but it or high enough test scores are required for MATH 1113

DFTG 2010: These courses are only offered Fall Semester each year: DFTG 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

Semester Two

ENGL 1102Literature & Composition

3

MATH 1113Precalculus

3

CHEM 1211Chemistry I

3

CHEM 1211LChemistry Lab I

1

DFTG 2020Visualization & Graphics

3

Total Credit Hours:13

ENGL 1102:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101

MATH 1113:- Pre-Req: MATH 1111 + Regular Admission*

CHEM 1211:- Pre-Req: MATH 1101 or MATH 1111, Co-Req: CHEM 1211L

CHEM 1211L: Co-Req: CHEM 1211

Semester Three

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

ENGL 1105Workplace & Technical Comm.

3

SPCH 1101:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Choose One:

World History I

Or

World History II

World History I and World History II:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Required

MUSC 1101Music Appreciation

3

Total Credit Hours:12

MUSC 1101:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Semester Four

MATH 1131Calculus I

4

PHYS 1111Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 1111LIntroductory Physics Lab I

1

Programming Course

3

Total Credit Hours:11

MATH 1131:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* + MATH 1113

MATH 1131, PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111L: These courses are only offered Fall Semester each year: DFTG 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111L: Pre-Req: ENGL 1101 + MATH 1113, Co-Req: PHYS 1111L

Semester Five

MATH 1132Calculus II

4

PHYS 1112Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 1112LIntroductory Physics Lab II

1

Total Credit Hours:8

MATH 1132:- Pre-Req: MATH 1131 +Regular Admission*

MATH 1132, PHYS 1112 and PHYS 1112L: These courses are only offered Spring Semester each year: MATH 1132, PHYS 1112, and PHYS 1112L

PHYS 1112:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101 + MATH 1112 or MATH 1113, Co-Req: PHYS 1112L

PHYS 1112L:- Co-Req: PHYS 1112

Semester Six

Apply for Graduation

ENGL 2130American Literature

3

LOGI 1000Business Logistics

3

Total Credit Hours:6

ENGL 2130:- Pre-Req: ENGL 1101

Choose Two:

MEGT 1010Manufacturing Processes

3

MEGT 2030Statics

3

MEGT 2080Strength of Materials

3

Total Credit Hours:6-7

World History I and World History II:- Pre-Req: Regular Admission* for Engl/Read

Total Credit Hours: 66

*Regular Admission means that a student has met all admissions requirements and that the student does not require any learning support classes.

MATH 1111 is not in the Engineering Technology Degree Curriculum, but it or high enough test scores are required for MATH 1113

These courses are offered only in Fall Semester each year:  DFTY 2010, MATH 1131, PHYS 1111, and PHYS 1111L

These courses are offered only in Spring Semester each year:  MATH 1132, PHYS 1112, and PHYS 1112L

**Program requires 63 hours; however, MATH 1111 adds an additional 3 credit hours.

This plan is for informational purposes ONLY. It is not a substitute for meeting with a program advisor each term.