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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology Concentration, B.S.


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Engineering Technology  
615-898-2776
Saleh Sbenaty, program coordinator
Saleh.Sbenaty@mtsu.edu

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 is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of 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, software, and networking. 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 fields that require the design, development, analysis, implementation, operation, optimization, and maintenance of electronic circuits, computer hardware, software, networking systems, and/or embedded computer systems. Typical employers include manufacturing, medical, aerospace, instrumentation and control, electrical power management, networking, and customer service sectors.

NOTE: A grade of C or better is required on transfer credits accepted as part of a major in Engineering Technology.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 53 hours
     Engineering Technology Core    21 hours
     Computer Engineering Technology
     Concentration
  
   32 hours
Supporting Courses 41 hours*
TOTAL 124-135 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 124 hours.

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 courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (53 hours)


Supporting Courses (41 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.

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.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


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