Electronics Engineering Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology

The Electronics Engineering Technology program requires a focus specialization in one of the following areas to complete the AAS degree: Biomedical Electronics, Computer Engineering Technology and Electrical Power Technology.

AWARD TYPES: Associate in Science, Certificate Level 1, Certificate Level 2, Associate in Arts

AREA OF STUDY: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Global Energy

This program is part of the

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Center of Excellence

 
 
 

Situated in the "Energy Capital of the World," the Global Energy Center of Excellence trains and educates technically-skilled and safety conscious workers for the energy industry supporting the petrochemical, energy corridor and production companies in our region.

Degrees and Certificates

Program Outcomes

Students will be able to:

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Solve Problems. Solve basic electric/electronics problems. Design Circuits. Build/design a circuit given a set of design criteria.

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Conduct Lab Experiments. Apply theory to practice in analyzing laboratory experiments results. Communicate Circuit Operation. Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills in laboratory reports.

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Demonstrate Teamwork Skills in laboratory projects.

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Explain ethics and professional engineering practices.

Program Information

General Requirements

 
 
 

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. The Electronics Engineering Technology department is a certified test site by the International Association for Radio, Telecommunications and Electromagnetics, Inc., (iNARTE), 840 Queen Street, New Bern, NC 28560, 252.727.0200.

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 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.

Educational Objectives & Program Outcomes

 
 
 

Students will be able to:

  • 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 life long 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

Accreditation

 
 
 

The AAS in Electronics Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Mission & Goals

 
 
 

Mission statement of the Electronics Engineering Technology Department.

The Department of Electronics Engineering Technology is committed to prepare technical career 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.

Goals:

The Department is involved in teaching, and community service that is consistent with the mission of the College.
The Major Goals to Support the Mission of the Department are as follows:

  • Provide the highest quality educational experience and training in Electronics and Engineering Technology that prepares students for a successful life long career in the community
  • Provide quality course work that prepares students for higher learning and transfer to Universities.
  • Provide professional development opportunities for the Faculty in their fields of expertise, teaching methodologies, and use of Technology in the classroom.

Enrollment and Graduation Data

 
 
 

Annual Number of Annual Enrollment AAS and Certificate (Duplicated Head Count) 725
Graduates AAS 9

Employment

 
 
 

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

Resources

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Morteza Sameei

Electronics Engineering Technology

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm