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Engineering Technology

Quick Facts

  • Program: Electronics Technology
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Campus: South

Want to get a strong foundation in electrical circuits, microprocessors, and mechanical systems to get a job after college or to have a foundation for a 4-year degree? Then our Engineering Technology program is for you!

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Job Titles & Career Info

Our Program

Why choose Engineering Technology?

  • Prepare for jobs such as:
    • Electrical technician
    • Engineering technician
    • Electro-mechanical technician
  • Receive transferrable course credit in physics & the mechanics of materials through training on robotic systems

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Electrical & electronics engineering technicians help engineers design & develop electrical & electronic equipment
  • Work in manufacturing, engineering services, or research-and-development laboratories
  • Design, build, repair, adjust & modify electrical components, circuitry, controls & machinery.
  • Set up & operate test equipment to diagnose, test, or analyze the performance of electronic components, assemblies, or systems

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

  • You must earn college-ready scores on the TSI math section and be ready to start on the Algebraic Math Pathway.
  • We offer classes at South & Southeast campuses.
  • Once you earn your A.A.S. degree in Engineering Technology, you have a choice:
    • Start your career in industrial environments, such as energy, plastics, computer and communications equipment manufacturing, and aerospace.
    • Transfer your degree to a 4-year program to further your education in engineering.
  • Key skills include:
    • Ability to read & follow blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions to assemble electronic components.
    • Analytical thinking to solve complex problems, including:
      • Reviewing related information
      • Developing & evaluating options
      • Implementing solutions
    • You will be working with computer hardware & software, including:
      • Circuit boards
      • Processors
      • Chips
      • Electronic equipment
      • Applications & programming

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates

Degree

Certificates

Level 1

Occupational Skills Award

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Electronics Technology - Engineering Technology 60 $3,840
CRT1 Electronics Engineering Technology 29 $1,856
CRT1 Electronics Technology 23 $1,472
OSA Fundamentals of Electronics 12 $768

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to promotion opportunities.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

South Campus

Mechanical & Industrial Technology Department

Call 817-515-4768

South Campus

Sophy George
Department Chair

Email sophy.george@tccd.edu

South Campus

Jean Yanes
Career & Technical Education (CTE) Advisor

Email jean.yanes@tccd.edu

Updated September 07, 2021