Program Description:The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program is a planned sequence of carefully developed college-level courses designed to prepare students to work in the field of engineering technology. The program of study emphasizes the application of scientific methods, and engineering knowledge in support of engineering practices. Program graduates will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree, qualifying them as engineering technicians with a specialization in, computer engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, or instrumentation and control engineering technology. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.
Accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD. 20212-4012, telephone (410) 347-7700.
Employment Opportunities: The increasing complexity of modern technology has resulted in an increased demand for engineering technicians. Graduates of the program will be qualified to work with engineers and scientists in developing, producing and maintaining technically advanced products and processes. High placement rates, outstanding starting salaries and potential for career advancement are strengths of the program.
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Program Objectives: Program Educational Objectives are broad statements that are used to describe career and professional accomplishments that the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program is preparing graduates to achieve during the first few years of graduation. The objectives are broad, but imply employment in the area served by Augusta Technical College, as an engineering technician or technologist at the two year associate degree level. This is consistent with the mission of the college.
Graduates of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program will:
Program Outcomes:Program Outcomes are statements that describe what units of knowledge or skill students are expected to acquire from the program to achieve the ECET program's educational objectives.
Each student of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program will demonstrate the following attributes: