Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, Associate in Applied Science

Florissant Valley

This program prepares students to function as technical assistants to scientists and engineers. Through classroom work and practical experience in technology laboratories, students learn to prepare and interpret drawings and diagrams, perform testing procedures and compile technical data.

Persons interested in the program should be mechanically inclined and be able to follow instructions. Prior course work in math and its application with science is beneficial.

Graduates are qualified for electrical/electronic engineering technician positions in industry and research.

This program is accredited by the

Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Md. 21202
telephone 410-347-7700
ABET.org

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At the completion of the program, students are expected to:

  1. engage in analysis, synthesis, troubleshoot and solve problems of electrical, electronics and biomedical systems.
  2. identify symbols and terminology of electrical/electronic engineering technology; draw and read schematics, block diagrams and wiring diagrams; understand the functions and applications of electrical components and circuits.
  3. assemble, connect, and analyze breadboard and final assembly electronic circuits from schematic diagrams.
  4. apply mathematics and modern computation methods in the solution and troubleshooting of electrical, electronic and digital circuits.
  5. identify the thermal and mechanical effects in defining and troubleshooting form, fit and function in electrical/electronic prototyping.
  6. properly use and care for instruments, set up test instruments, read, record and interpret test data.
  7. meet industry's expectations with regard to skills, knowledge and safe work habits.
  8. exhibit effective interpersonal and team skills, as well as effective oral and written communication skills in on-the-job situations.

Program of Study

Career General Education
ENG 101College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3
Select one of the following:3
College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)
Report Writing
Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)
XXX xxxSocial & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3
XXX xxxSocial Science Requirement3
Physical Education Activity
Select 2 credit hours2
Math Requirement
Select one of the following:5-7
Precalculus (MOTR MATH 150)
Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)
and Precalculus Trigonometry
Science Requirement
Select one of the following:4-5
College Physics I
Fundamentals of Chemistry I (MOTR CHEM 100L)
Introductory Biology I (MOTR BIOL 100L)
Anatomy and Physiology I
Program Requirements
GE 131Engineering Technology Orientation1
GE 101Technical Computer Applications3
EGR 104Electronic Drafting2
EE 106IBM Personal Computer Installation and Repair1
EE 130Electric Circuits I4
EE 131Electric Circuits II4
EE 132Electronic Devices5
EE 233Digital Logic4
Electives
Select 17 or more credit hours of the following:17
Quantitative Methods in Engineering Technologies
Introduction to Microprocessors
PLC/Programmable Logic Controller
Biomedical Applications
Electronic Project Design and Fabrication
Product Design and Fabrication
Three-Phase Power
Electronic Communications
Robotics Subsystems and Components
Electricity and Controls
Workplace Learning: Biomedical Engineering Technology
Workplace Learning: General Engineering
Workplace Experience
Students may substitute up to six credit hours of appropriate and relevant workplace learning experience for technical courses, and/or electives, included in the program. In order for the workplace learning credit to be counted for the degree requirement, the learning experience must be pre-approved by the department, and the appropriate faculty member must supervise the work.
Total Credit Hours64-67
New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Mathematics Requirement (choose option one or option two):5-7  
Precalculus (MOTR MATH 150)MTH 140 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test, and Reading Proficiency.(Option one)
Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)
and Precalculus Trigonometry
MTH 140 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test, and Reading Proficiency.(Option two)
EE 130 Electric Circuits I4MTH 140 or equivalent placement test scores or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
GE 101 Technical Computer Applications3Reading Proficiency.
EGR 104 Electronic Drafting2Reading Proficiency.
GE 131 Engineering Technology Orientation1Reading Proficiency.
Physical Education Elective1 One credit must be an activity
Credit Hours16-18
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
EE 131 Electric Circuits II4EE 130, MTH 170 or MTH 185, and Reading Proficiency.
EE 132 Electronic Devices5Prior or concurrent enrollment in EE 131 and Reading Proficiency.
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 030.
PHY 111 College Physics I (MOTR PHYS 150L)
or Fundamentals of Chemistry I (MOTR CHEM 100L)
or Introductory Biology I (MOTR BIOL 100L)
or Anatomy and Physiology I (MOTR LIFS 150L)
4-5MTH 144 or prior or concurrent enrollment in MTH 160, MTH 160A, MTH 160B or MTH 160C and Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours16-17
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
EE 106 IBM Personal Computer Installation and Repair1Reading Proficiency.
EE 233 Digital Logic4EE 130 or departmental approval and Reading Proficiency.
Approved Elective4  
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)
or College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)
or Report Writing (MOTR ENGL 110)
3Reading Proficiency and concurrent enrollment in RDG 030 or ENG 070.
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3  
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Approved Elective3  
Approved Elective 4  
Approved Elective3  
Approved Elective3  
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective3  
Physical Education Elective1 One credit must be an activity
Credit Hours17
Total Credit Hours64-67

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