Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

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Electronic Engineering Technology

SOUTH 
Associate of Science (300.1)

This program prepares students for employment as an electronics technician upon graduation. The program is also designed to transfer to a four year institution, leading to a BS degree in Electrical and/or Electronics Engineering Technology. The program emphasizes theory and its applications in electronics and basic concepts and skills for entry level positions. Applications include computers, communication equipment, monitoring devices, product evaluation and testing.

Upon successful completion of the program the graduate will:

  1. Employ electronic vocabulary to communicate with the manufacturing community.
  2. Apply industry standard software in analyzing electronic circuits.
  3. Use electronic concepts in troubleshooting and designing electronic circuits.
  4. Employ teamwork and leadership best practices in a laboratory environment.
  5. Apply the principles of critical thinking and problem solving in the development of technical documents and engineering reports.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 69–70

First Semester

Course #       

Course Name

Credits

EET-103 

Introduction to Electronics

3

EGR-100 

Engineering Seminar 

1

ENG-101 

English Composition 1 

3

MAT-114 

Mathematics for the Technologies 1 

4

PHY-113 

Technical Physics 1 

3

SET-105 

Technical Computing 

3

 

Total Credits

17

Second Semester

MAT-116 

Mathematics for the Technologies 2 

4

MIT-110 

Electrical Engineering Circuits 1 

4

MIT-208 

Digital Electronics 

3

PHY-114 

Technical Physics 2 

3

 

Humanities Elective 

3

 

Total Credits

17

Third Semester

EET-130Introduction to Telecommunications

4

EET-201 

Electronics 1 

4

ENG-103

Technical Communications   

3

MIT-107Electronic Fabrication

3

MIT-210 

Electrical Engineering Circuits 2 

4

 

Total Credits

18

Fourth Semester

EET-202 

Electronics 2 

4

EET-240Electrical Power & Motors

4

MIT-240 

Scientific & Industrial Instrumentation       

3

 

Social Science Elective 

3

 

Technical Elective1  

3–4

 

Total Credits

17–18

   
1Technical Electives

MIT-103 

Fundamentals of Microprocessors 

3

MIT-104 

Introduction to Microcontrollers 

3

RBT-225 

Robotics Control Systems 

4

RBT-235 

Programmable Logic Controllers 

4

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