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Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

Electrical Engineering Technology

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Associate of Applied Science Degree in

Electrical Engineering Technology


Program of Study Summary


Academic Program Inventory Title/s:

A.A.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology


CIP Codes:                                                                SOC Codes:

15.0303                                                                       17-2070

15.0304                                                                       17-2071

15.0305                                                                       17-2072

15.0306                                                                       17-3012

15.0401                                                                       17-3023

15.0403                                                                       17-3024





Program Description:

The National Center for Education Statistics defines the fields of electrical, electronic, and communications engineering technologies as “a program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of electrical, electronics and communication engineers. Includes instruction in electrical circuitry, prototype development and testing, systems analysis and testing, systems maintenance, instrument calibration, and report preparation”. Other pertinent electrical engineering technology disciplines include applied electrical skills in the areas of circuit design, maintenance, automation, and systems calibration. The Electrical Engineering Technology program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to secure gainful employment in manufacturing industries, telecommunications, and healthcare, to name a few. Skills emphasized in the program include, but are not limited to: AC and DC circuitry, programmable logic controller programming, robotics programming, biomedical equipment calibration and repair, and maintenance in an advanced automation setting. 

Program Outcomes:

  1. The graduate will have mastered the use of electrical measurement equipment, including digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, and various power meters.
  2. The graduate will have demonstrated the ability to mathematically analyze AC and DC circuitry.
  3. The graduate will have demonstrated a thorough understanding of basic electronic principles.
  4. The graduate will have demonstrated a thorough understanding of digital circuitry with a basic knowledge of ladder logic.
  5. The graduate will have demonstrated the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.


Professional Accrediting Bodies:

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

The Association for Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)


State Agency/Entity Oversight: None


Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to be Awarded: None


Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT):


It is projected that credit through prior learning assessment can be earned from the following TCAT programs: Industrial Electricity and Industrial Maintenance.


60 - 63 standard credit hours (which may include a mandatory freshman indoctrination course).

General Education Requirements: 15-17 SCH

ENGL 1010 - English Composition I   3
Behavioral or Social Science Elective  3
Humanities or Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics or Natural Science Elective  3-4
Elective prescribed from one of the four disciplines listed above     3-4

*Required of all EETC majors. Courses must be chosen from the approved TBR list of common General Education core courses.

Additional Approved Courses

*EETC 2322 - Photovoltaic Installation and NEC  

*EETC 2323 - Solar System Equipment & Components  

*These courses may not transfer to other institutions with an Eletrical Engineering Technology program. 

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