Electrical Engineering Technology A.A.S.

A40180

The Electrical Engineering Technology curriculum prepares the students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in electrical maintenance and management or in the design, planning, construction, development, and installation of electrical systems, machines, and power generating equipment. Includes instruction in electrical circuitry, prototype development and testing, systems analysis and testing, systems maintenance, instrument calibration, and report preparation.

Graduates may seek employment as technicians, engineering assistants, technical managers, or salespersons in electrical generation/distribution, industrial maintenance, electronic repair, or other fields requiring a broad-based knowledge of electrical and electronic concepts. Students should consult their advisor for information about course scheduling.

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Use written and oral discussions to discover and articulate ideas.
  • Assess and retrieve information through print and electronic media, evaluating the accuracy and authenticity of that information, (GE III.4)
  • Demonstrate the use of basic test equipment to make measurements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to implement an automation design using PLC's.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of electrical control systems by being able to connect a DC motor in a reversing circuit.

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 113Art Methods and Materials

3

ART 114Art History Survey I

3

FA, SP
ART 115Art History Survey II

3

SP
ART 116Survey of American Art

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 117Non-Western Art History

3

ART 121Two-Dimensional Design

3

FA, SP
ART 131Drawing I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 132Drawing II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 171Computer Art I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 240Painting I

3

FA, SP
ART 241Painting II

3

SP
ART 244Watercolor

3

SU
ART 260Photography Appreciation

3

ART 261Photography I

3

FA, SP
ART 271Computer Art II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 281Sculpture I

3

SP
ART 283Ceramics I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 288Studio

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 289Museum Study

3

SP
COM 140Introduction to Intercultural Communication

3

DRA 111Theatre Application

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 112Literature of the Theatre

3

FA
DRA 120Voice for Performance

3

SP
DRA 122Oral Interpretation

3

FA, SP
DRA 124Readers Theatre

3

DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 128Children's Theatre

3

FA, SP
DRA 130Acting I

3

FA
ENG 125Creative Writing I

3

ENG 231American Literature I

3

FA, SP
ENG 232American Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 241British Literature I

3

FA, SU
ENG 242British Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 251Western World Literature I

3

FA
ENG 252Western World Literature II

3

SP
ENG 271Contemporary Literature

3

ENG 272Southern Literature

3

ENG 273African-American Literature

3

FA
ENG 274Literature By Women

3

HUM 110Technology and Society

3

HUM 120Cultural Studies

3

HUM 130Myth in Human Culture

3

HUM 160Introduction to Film

3

FA, SP
HUM 230Leadership Development

3

SP
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz

3

MUS 113American Music

3

MUS 210History of Rock Music

3

SP
MUS 211History of Country Music

3

SP
PHI 210History of Philosophy

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP
REL 211Introduction to Old Testament

3

FA, SP
REL 212Introduction to New Testament

3

FA, SP
11-14-14 Addendum: Students who take the following course(s) may petition to use the course(s) to fulfill the Humanities/Fine Arts requirement: ASL 211, ASL 212, ASL 281, SPA 211, SPA 212, SPA 281, and/or SPA 282.

Mathematics

(Take 1 of 2 Groups)

Group 1

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 121Algebra/Trigonometry I

3

FA
MAT 122Algebra/Trigonometry II

3

SP

Group 2

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra

4

MAT 172Precalculus Trigonometry

4

Social/Behavorial Science

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANT 210General Anthropology

3

ANT 220Cultural Anthropology

3

ANT 240Archaeology

3

ECO 151Survey of Economics

3

FA, SP
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
GEO 111World Regional Geography

3

GEO 112Cultural Geography

3

HIS 111World Civilizations I

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 112World Civilizations II

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 116Current World Problems

3

HIS 131American History I

3

FA
HIS 132American History II

3

SP
HIS 162Women and History

3

HIS 221African-American History

3

HIS 236North Carolina History

3

HIS 260History of Africa

3

HIS 261East Asian History

3

HIS 262Middle East History

3

POL 120American Government

3

FA, SP, SU
POL 130State & Local Government

3

POL 210Comparative Government

3

POL 220International Relations

3

PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 239Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 241Developmental Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 243Child Psychology

3

PSY 246Adolescent Psychology

3

PSY 249Psychology of Aging

3

PSY 259Human Sexuality

3

PSY 263Educational Psychology

3

PSY 281Abnormal Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 213Sociology of the Family

3

FA, SP
SOC 220Social Problems

3

SP
SOC 225Social Diversity

3

SOC 254Rural and Urban Sociology

3

Major Courses

Core Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ELC 128Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller

3

FA
ELC 131Circuit Analysis I

4

FA
ELC 135Electrical Machines

3

FA
ELC 231Electric Power Systems

4

SP
ELN 131Semiconductor Applications

4

SP
ELN 133Digital Electronics

4

FA

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
EGR 111Engineering Comp and Careers

3

FA
EGR 285Design Project

2

FA, SP
ELC 136Electrical Machines II

4

SP
ELN 132Linear Integrated Circuits Applications

4

SP

Programming Elective

(Select 3 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CET 161Procedural Programming

3

CSC 133C Programming

3

SP
CSC 134C++ Programming

3

SP
CSC 143Object-Oriented Programming

3

SP
CSC 151JAVA Programming

3

SP

Physics Elective

(Take 1 course)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHY 131Physics-Mechanics

4

FA, SP
PHY 151College Physics I

4

FA
PHY 251General Physics I

4

FA

General Electives

(Select 7 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ATR 112Intro to Automation

3

ATR 211Robot Programming

3

ATR 215Sensors and Transducers

3

SP
CET 111Computer Upgrade/Repair I

3

SP
CET 125Voice and Data Cabling

3

CSC 143Object-Oriented Programming

3

SP
DFT 151CAD I

3

SP
ELC 228PCL Applications

4

ELC 233Energy Management

3

ELN 152Fabrication Techniques

2

ELN 232Introduction to Microprocessors

4

SP
ELN 234Communication Systems

4

ELN 237Local Area Networks

3

HYD 110Hydraulics/Pneumatics I

3

FA
MAT 223Applied Calculus

3

FA
MAT 271Calculus I

4

MEC 130MECHANISMS

3

SP
PHY 132Physics-Electricity & Magnetism

4

WBL XXXWork-based Learning (up to 4 SHC)

Total Credit Hours: 67