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Electrical Engineering Technology - Transfer Emphasis Associate Degree

Program Code: 106621T

As an Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) transfer track graduate, you're skilled in testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting electrical and electronic devices found in machinery, computers, and communication. Typical careers for program grads include electrical/electronic development technician, electrical/electronic maintenance technician, electrical test technician, electrical/electronics technician, and field service technician. You may also choose to further your education by pursuing a four-year degree. The EET - Transfer Track program allows graduates to transfer to a four-year bachelor's degree programs in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology.

Follow Your Path

Ask your advisor about 2+2 transfer opportunities.

Employment Potential

A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

  • Electrical/Electronic Development Technician: assists engineers in the design and development of experimental and prototype equipment and products.
  • Electrical/Electronic Maintenance Technician: services and programs in-plant automatic control equipment, computers, robots, and other equipment.
  • Electrical Test Technician: tests, troubleshoots, and inspects electrical/electronic products (quality control testing).
  • Electrical/Electronics Technician: maintains equipment including motor controllers, cables, communication equipment, computers, security systems, CNC equipment, programmable controllers, robots, and automatic production equipment; works with engineers in building breadboard and prototype devices; and evaluates and tests electronic devices and systems.
  • Field Service Technician: services and overhauls equipment in the customer’s facility; works with sales personnel; and demonstrates new equipment to potential customers.

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.

  • Computer Field Service Supervisor
  • Electrical/Electronics Production Superintendent
  • Electrical/Electronics Maintenance Supervisor
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
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Curriculum
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Electrical Engineering Technology associate degree -transfer emphasis in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
17
Second Semester
Semester Total
17
Summer Before Third Semester
Semester Total
6
Third Semester
Semester Total
15
Fourth Semester
Semester Total
16
Total Credits
71

Curriculum Note: Students must earn a grade of C or better in 10-801-136, English Composition to enroll in 10-801-197, Technical Reporting.

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Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.

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