Engineering Technology, Associate in Applied Science

Florissant Valley

The Engineering Technology Associate in Applied Science program prepares students for entry level positions as engineering technologists through classroom instruction, laboratory skill practice, and/or work experience. Students will gain hands on knowledge in electronics, blueprint reading, measurement techniques, and prototype development.

Persons interested in this program should possess a stable temperament, manual dexterity, physical stamina, and the ability to integrate and prioritize a variety of activities. Engineering technicians jobs are available in a wide variety areas including engineering, manufacturing, medical, repair, maintenance, and other fields. Course work can be focused on biomedical equipment repair, computer aided design, manufacturing, electronics repair, robotics, or other areas. 

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. communicate technical issues through written documents and oral communications.
  2. troubleshoot basic Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC) circuits.
  3. interpret engineering drawings and schematics.
  4. solve engineering problems at the technician level.
  5. apply measurement techniques to mechanical and electrical problems.
  6. use equipment properly while meeting safety and environmental concerns in the workplace.

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. Students who have completed dual credit courses must complete this examination. Students who participated in Early College or other dual enrollment programs, transfer students, and previously enrolled students are exempt from this requirement.

Program of Study

General Education
ENG 101College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3
MTH 140Intermediate Algebra3
BIO 109Human Biology (MOTR LIFS 100)3
or PSI 101 Physical Science (MOTR PHYS 110)
COM 101Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)3
or COM 107 Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)
or COM 201 Interpersonal Communication (MOTR COMM 120)
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3
Required Courses
GE 131Engineering Technology Orientation1
GE 101Technical Computer Applications3
GE 135Blueprint Reading for Engineering Technicians2
EE 134Electric Circuits6
GE 240Product Design and Fabrication4
Elective hours29
Elective hours are to be taken from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, QC prefixes or IT 101, IT 201 based around the desired Engineering Technician specialization
Total Credit Hours60
New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 140 Intermediate Algebra3MTH 030 or MTH 040 or MTH 050 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory 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.
EE 134 Electric Circuits6MTH 140 or equivalent placement test scores or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3  
PSI 101 Physical Science (MOTR PHYS 110)
or Human Biology (MOTR LIFS 100)
3MTH 050 or higher with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency.
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3 Placement 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.
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
GE 240 Product Design and Fabrication4ME 151 or EE 134 or EGR 100 or ME 111 or department approval, and Reading Proficiency.
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)
or Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)
or Interpersonal Communication (MOTR COMM 120)
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in ENG 070.
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Engineering Technology Elective3 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Engineering Technology Elective2 Take courses from CE, EE, EGR, ESC, GE, ME, or QC prefixes, or IT 101, IT 201
Credit Hours15
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.