Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, Associate in Applied Science

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, Associate in Applied Science

Florissant Valley

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology AAS 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.

Cost of Attendance.  For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES

Program Career and Salary Information.  Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: https://scorecard.mo.gov/scorecard/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest. 

The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.   

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

  1. read wiring documents such as schematics, block diagrams, and wiring diagrams.
  2. assemble electronic and electrical circuits from schematic diagrams.
  3. troubleshoot problems within electrical, electronics, or biomedical systems.
  4. develop electrical, electronic, and digital circuits.
  5. implement solutions to technical design problems.
  6. use equipment within safety standards.
  7. exhibit interpersonal and team skills.

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

Program of Study

General Education
ENG 101College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3
MTH 140Intermediate Algebra (or MTH 140S)3
PSI 101Physical Science (MOTR PHYS 110)3
or BIO 109 Human Biology (MOTR LIFS 100)
COM 103Small Group Communication (MOTR COMM 125)3
or COM 201 Interpersonal Communication (MOTR COMM 120)
XXX xxxSocial & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3
Program Requirements
GE 131Engineering Technology Orientation1
GE 101Technical Computer Applications3
GE 135Blueprint Reading for Engineering Technicians2
EE 134Electric Circuits6
EE 132Electronic Devices5
EE 235Electronic Communications4
GE 240Product Design and Fabrication4
Electives20
Any EE prefix course
Cisco Networking Academy I: Introduction to Networks
Biomedical Applications
Workplace Learning: Biomedical Electronics Technology
Introduction to Robotics
Robotics Subsystems and Components
Electricity and Controls
Programmable Logic Controllers II
Workplace Learning: General Engineering
Workplace Experience
Students may substitute 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 Hours60

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Spring 2023, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 140 Intermediate Algebra (or MTH 140S or higher)3Satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency
GE 101 Technical Computer Applications3Reading Proficiency
GE 131 Engineering Technology Orientation1Reading Proficiency
GE 135 Blueprint Reading for Engineering Technicians2Reading Proficiency
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
XXXxxxSocial & Behavioral Science: Civics Requirement3  
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
EE 134 Electric Circuits6MTH 140 (or MTH 140S) with a minimum grade of "C" or equivalent placement test scores or department approval and Reading Proficiency
PSI 101 Physical Science (MOTR PHYS 110)
or Human Biology (MOTR LIFS 100)
3MTH 108 or MTH 140S with a minimum grade of "C", or placement into MTH 140 or higher, and Reading ProficiencySelect BIO 109 if doing the BMET CP
COM 103 Small Group Communication (MOTR COMM 125)
or Interpersonal Communication (MOTR COMM 120)
3Reading Proficiency
Elective4 Any EE, IT 101, BE 254, BE 153, ME 140, ME 210, ME 254, ME 237, GE 290
Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
EE 132 Electronic Devices5EE 134 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
Elective4 Any EE course, IT 101, BE 254, BE 153, ME 140, ME 210, ME 254, ME 237, GE 290
Elective4 Any EE course, IT 101, BE 254, BE 153, ME 140, ME 210, ME 254, ME 237, GE 290
Elective4 Any EE course, IT 101, BE 254, BE 153, ME 140, ME 210, ME 254, ME 237, GE 290
Credit Hours17
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
EE 235 Electronic Communications4EE 132 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
GE 240 Product Design and Fabrication4ME 151 or EE 134 or EGR 100 or ME 111 with minimum grades of "C" or department approval, and Reading Proficiency
Elective4 Any EE course, IT 101, BE 254, BE 153, ME 140, ME 210, ME 254, ME 237, GE 290
Credit Hours12
Total Credit Hours60

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*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.