Career Technologies AAS – General Engineering Technology Program

Code: AAS.IDT.ENGIN.TECH

The General Engineering Technology program is intended to prepare students for entry-level positions as support personnel with myriad technological skills for the broad area of engineering & technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Qualify for entry level positions as Engineering Assistants in basic design and development work, and in computer aided drafting and simulation of actual or conceptual systems.
  • Adjust and repair electromechanical equipment as entry level service shop technicians.
  • Test, troubleshoot, or prototype electromechanical products and systems as entry level lab technicians.
  • Service and repair installed electromechanical systems at the user's location as entry level field service technicians.
  • Assist in technical writing projects, and for those who excel in oral communications skills, assist in technical marketing or sales.

Career Pathways

Entry Level Technologist: Engineering, Electromechanical, or Process Control Entry Level Field Service Technician  Electromechanical Installation and Repair 
Technical Report Writer  Technical Marketing or Sales Associate

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

ELC-101DC-Circuit Analysis

4

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

TEC-180Problem Solving using Technology

4

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WEX-101Dynamics of Health and Fitness

2

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

DFT-107Drafting I

2

ELC-201AC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-203Electronics I

4

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Third Semester

  Humanities Elective* 3
DFT-207Drafting II

3

ELC-204Electronics II

4

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth Semester

  Social Science Elective* 3
DFT-209Civil Engineering Methods

3

DFT-210Computer Aided Drafting I

3

-or

MFG-119Pro/Engineer Design I

3

MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

Total Credit Hours:15

General Education Requirements

Communication

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Humanities and Social Sciences*

Two general education courses selected from the following fields, with no more than one course in any one field: Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN]); History (HIS); Literature (LIT); Philosophy and Religion (PHR); World Languages and Cultures (LAN); Economics (ECO); Geography (GEO); Political Science (POL); Psychology (PSY); Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT).

Total Credit Hours:6

Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 20

Program Requirements

DFT-107Drafting I

2

DFT-207Drafting II

3

DFT-209Civil Engineering Methods

3

DFT-210Computer Aided Drafting I

3

-or

MFG-119Pro/Engineer Design I

3

ELC-101DC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-201AC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-203Electronics I

4

ELC-204Electronics II

4

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

TEC-180Problem Solving using Technology

4

Total Credit Hours: 40

Program Support Requirements

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

WEX-101Dynamics of Health and Fitness

2

Total Credit Hours: 5

Total Credit Hours: 65

Specific Program Notes

*General Education Elective(s).

Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by the Basic Skills Placement Test.