Electronics Engineering Technology
About the Program
The Electronics Engineering Technology program requires a focus specialization in one of the following areas to complete the AAS degree: Biomedical Electronics or Computer Engineering Technology.
AWARD TYPES: Certificate Level 1, Certificate Level 2, Associate of Applied Science
AREA OF STUDY: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Degrees and Certificates
Electronics Engineering Technology - Basic Electronics Certificate Level 2
Certificate Level 2
Electronics Engineering Technology - Biomedical Electronics Specialization - AAS
Associate of applied science
Electronics Engineering Technology - Computer Engineering Specialization - AAS
Associate of applied science
Electronics Engineering Technology - Computer Servicing/Networks Specialization Certificate Level 1
Certificate Level 1
Graduates of this program may secure entry-level employment in positions such as electronics technician, field service representative, technical writer, sales representative, computer technician and network technician.
Areas of employment may include research and development, servicing and maintenance, manufacturing and sales. Job responsibilities may require technicians to install and test newly designed equipment, operate and maintain complex electronic systems, write servicing or operating manuals, as well as represent manufacturers and wholesale/retail establishments.
The AAS in Electronics Engineering Technology is accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
All of the Electronics Engineering Technology AAS degrees are approved for Tech Prep. Qualified high school students may earn up to six credit hours toward the AAS degree through Tech Prep or dual credit. See an HCC counselor for information.
Students may transfer credits for the following courses to an Engineering Technology program at a four-year university in Texas: CETT 1403, DC Circuits; CETT 1405, AC Circuits; CETT 1425, Digital Fundamentals; CETT 1429, Solid State Devices; CETT 1357 (formally 1457), Solid State Circuits.
In addition, please note that a student may only earn one Occupational Skills Award (OSA) per academic year.
TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.
Mission statement of the Electronics Engineering Technology Department
The Department of Electronics Engineering Technology is committed to prepare technical careers for a changing technological society. The Mission of the Electronic Engineering Technology Department is to provide educational and training opportunities to individuals so that they may achieve their highest potential for employment in the field of Electronics. This is accomplished by providing a curriculum in Electronics Engineering Technology consistent with the mission of the Houston Community College System in cooperation with business and industry.
Program Educational Objectives
The Electronics Engineering Technology Program is committed to teaching and community service in support of the mission of the College. The major goals are to support the mission and to provide the highest quality educational experience and training in Electronics Engineering Technology so individuals will:
- Be well educated in the basic principles of their discipline, including the ability to analyze systems, interpret data, and present results.
- Possess the state of the art knowledge in the discipline, including the ability to design and conduct experiments.
- Demonstrate strong communication skills, able to work in teams, and understand professional and ethical responsibility.
- Be knowledgeable of current Technologies and recognize the need to engage in a lifelong learning.
- Be able to integrate mathematics, science, humanities, and social sciences into their primary work.
- Manage time, and take pride in professional quality of work.
The AAS in Electronics Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org
Enrollment and Graduation Data
Annual Enrollment AAS and Certificate (Duplicated Head Count) 503 Number of AAS Graduates 19.
There are 3,874 Electronics Engineering Technicians employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 5.4% over the next four years.
- The estimated annual job openings is 147 jobs a year.
- Median Wages - $31.22 hourly, $65,000 annually