Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Bachelors Degree (BS)
Students who receive the Associate of Science degree in electrical engineering technology or biomedical electronics technology are eligible to enter this Bachelor of Science degree program. All transfer students should meet IUPUI requirements for the Associate of Science degree. The program provides additional study in electrical engineering technology as well as related technical and nontechnical areas essential in modern industry. Graduates of this program are qualified for high-level positions as technologists in diverse industries such as automotive electronics, computer electronics, military electronics, factory automation, broadcasting, electronics manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and power, consumer electronics, robotics, and instrumentation.
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Six specialty tracks are available in the B.S. program: communication systems, control systems, digital/microprocessor systems, electronic devices and systems, electronics manufacturing, and power systems. Within each of these tracks, 65 semester hours are required in the areas of science and mathematics, technical specialty, communications, humanities and social science, and interdisciplinary technical electives.
The program educational objectives for the Electrical Engineering Technology program are:
- Demonstrate the ability to anlayze, design, apply electronics and software programming to one or more of the following areas: analog electronics, instrumentation, power, industrial controls, system integration, electronics manufacturing, wireless communication, microprocessors, digital systems, or technology in medicine.
- Demonstrate the ability to function in a group environment in the workplace and to communicate effectively in oral, written, and visual modes in interpersonal and group environments.
- Demonstrate and upgrade skills with changing technology (life-long learning).
- Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct in the workplace and appreciate diversity.
- Demonstrate a commitment to quality work, timeliness, and continuous improvement
Career options open to graduates of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology
Our graduates work in the following areas:
Graduates of the ECET Department are employed in many different positions with many different responsibilities throughout the industrial community.
Graduates with ECET degrees might carry the title:
- industrial controls
- electronic and microprocessor systems design
- communications design
- engineering sales and services
- test engineering
- product design and evaluation
Some local employers include:
- Advanced Software Engineer
- Instrument Engineer
- Product Engineer
- Systems Analyst
- Telecommunications Specialist
- Senior Design Engineer
- Cummins Inc.
- Delphi Energy & Engine Management Systems
- Horner APG
- Precision Control Systems
- Roche Diagnostics
- Thomson Multimedia
- United Medical Manufacturing
Some US employers include:
- Cooper Power Systems, located in Tennessee and Wisconsin
- IBM, located in North Carolina
- Intel, located in Arizona
- Texas Instruments, located in Texas
- MERCK, located in Pennsylvania