Electronics Engineering Technology

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

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

Upon graduation students will have achieved the following outcomes in support of ABET accreditation.

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a. an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities.

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b. an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.

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c. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments.

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d. an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

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e. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.

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f. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.

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g. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

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h. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.

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i. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

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.

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.

Orientation Schedule

Global Energy COE orientations will take place every second Saturday of each month at HCC Northeast Campus - Science & Technology Building (Room 106) at 555 Community College Drive, Houston, TX 77013.

Refreshments will be provided. In the orientation session, students will be advised for enrollment in Global Energy COE programs and provided information regarding degrees and certificates, career and salary projections, industries hiring HCC students, financial assistance, scholarships, internships as well as food or childcare needs.

For more information, call 713-718-5534 or RSVP to Terrell.thomas@hccs.edu.

Mission

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.

Accreditation

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.

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

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Morteza Sameei

Electronics Engineering Technology

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