2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]
Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology
Department of Computer, Electrical and Information Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 205 ~ 260-481-6338
The Department of Computer, Electrical and Information Technology (CEIT) offers the Bachelor of Science with a major in computer engineering technology (CPET),the Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science with a major in electrical engineering technology (EET), and the Bachelor of Science with a major in information technology (ITC). The CPET and EET programs prepare students for careers as professionals in many areas involving computer systems and electronics, including hardware and software support of industrial and business related electronic and computer systems, industrial networking, Internet and networking control, computer systems, instrumentation, and other emerging technical areas. CPET and EET graduates have titles such as electrical or computer engineer, electrical technologist, computer support specialist, networking support specialist, automation engineer, applications engineer, telecommunications engineer, network support technician/engineer, and network administrator.
Information Technology graduates will possess a combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to support an organization’s information technology infrastructure as well as the people who use it. They will be prepared for careers in designing, developing, programming, and implementing information technology based systems.
The department has more than 1,300 alumni who hold technical and managerial positions nationwide.
The Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology and the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. In addition to the degree programs, the department also offers a minor in electronics and certificate programs in advanced microprocessors, computer controlled systems, and computer networking.
The mission of the department is to offer high-quality undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs in the areas of EET and CPET and IT. These programs meet regional needs and include credit and noncredit education in areas related to electrical and computer and information technology. The department seeks to advance and share technical knowledge through teaching and creative endeavors, and to work with regional industries to develop and increase technically knowledgeable human resources.