Electrical Engineering Technology

Learn about the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power; its application to power and control industrial processes; and wiring systems design. You’ll gain knowledge of the field and extensive hands-on experience with lab techniques and equipment. The curriculum includes electronic courses, as well as traditional courses in electrical power, machines and control.

Electrical Engineering Technology vs. Pre-Engineering Electrical Engineering

Both AAS engineering technology and AS pre-engineering degrees articulate to BS degrees at the University of Akron.
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PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N)

  • transmission and distribution planner
  • industrial process control technician
  • electrical contractor
  • project manager
  • electrical technician
  • engineering assistant
  • service technician

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101
Student Success Seminar
CSE122
Programming Logic and Problem Solving
EET120
DC Circuit Analysis
ENG124
College Composition
MTH135
Precalculus – A student may take MTH125
(College Algebra) and MTH130 (Trigonometry) over two semesters to satisfy this requirement.
EET122
AC Circuit Analysis
EET123
Electronic Devices and Circuits
EET126
Electrical Machines
PHY121
College Physics I with Algebra (lab)
DET125
Basic AutoCAD
EET128
NEC and Electrical Systems Design
EET227
PLCs and Industrial Controls I
ENG221
Technical Report Writing
CSE229
Visual Basic Development
EET226
Transmission and Distribution
EET228
PLCs and Industrial Controls II
EET232
Industrial Electronics
EET233
Technical Project – Electrical
Arts & Humanities Elective
EET263
Industrial Sensors & Adv. Applications
EET125
Circuit Manufacturing Techniques

TOTAL CREDITS 63

Associate of applied science in electrical engineering technology

Career Enhancement Certificates in

All stackable toward associate degrees

The University of Akron
(Electronic engineering technology)

  • Engineering Memorial Scholarship
  • Choose Ohio First Scholarship

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The electrical engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET); www.abet.org

  • American Society of Electrical Engineers
  • Canton Joint Engineering Council