Department of Engineering Technology
Saleh Sbenaty, program coordinator
Engineering Technology is a technologically advanced program at the Bachelor of Science level utilizing theoretical concepts and hands-on instruction. Program selection is from the following concentrations: Computer Engineering Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology.
The Computer Engineering Technology concentration requires 53 hours and is accredited by ABET, Inc. (http://www.abet.org) and provides the student with a sound technical base in electric and electronic circuits, digital systems, and computer hardware and software. Microcontroller, microprocessor, FPGA, and microcomputer applications in the area of control and automation as well as programming, data acquisition, transfer, and analysis are also emphasized.
Employment opportunities exist in various industrial fields that require the design and applications of digital computers such as manufacturing, medical, aerospace, control, instrumentation and measurements, and networking, installations, and maintenance of computers.
NOTE: A grade of C or better is required on transfer credits accepted as part of a major in Engineering Technology.