Department of Engineering Technology
Saleh Sbenaty, program director
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, embedded system, 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.
General Education (41 hours)
General Education requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.
The following General Education courses are required for this major:
- MATH 1730 (Math)
- CHEM 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
- PHYS 2010/2011 (Nat Sci)
Major Requirements (53 hours)
Engineering Technology Core (22 hours)
Computer Engineering Technology Capstone
Computer Engineering Technology Concentration (31 hours)
Supporting Courses (30 hours)
Optional Computer Science Minor
The minor will include CSCI 1170 , CSCI 2170 , CSCI 3160 , CSCI 3180 (14 hours) and at least 3 additional hours in upper-division computer science courses as approved by the minor and major advisors.
Total hours in program: 124
Curriculum: Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology
Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
Students should consult their advisors each semester to plan their schedules.