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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Electrical Engineering Technology (B.S.)

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Program: B.S.
Department of Computer, Electrical and Information Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 205 ~ 260-481-6338 ~ ipfw.edu/ceit

 Program Educational Objectives:

  •  Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to function as a member of a technical staff who can use current industrial practices and design procedures for development, implementation, and project management of electrical/electronic(s) and/or computer based software and systems. 
  • Demonstrate readiness for career advancement, promotion, and mobility.
  • Demonstrate continuous learning, either on the job or in graduate school.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function as a contributing member of society and the profession.
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork skills and recognize ethical responsibilities.

 The learning outcomes for the degree are as follows: 
       The graduates will have:      

  • An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of electrical engineering technology.
  • An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
  • An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams.
  • An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  • An ability to communicate effectively in writing, and in oral presentation.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  • An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
  • The knowledge of and respect for diverse backgrounds and contemporary societal and global issues concerning the profession.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement. 

The four-year B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) program prepares students for careers in many fields related to engineering, in electronics or computer related industries, manufacturing, engineering sales, or any industry that uses electric power, electronic communications, computer networks, or computer-controlled equipment. The program provides students with advanced study in specialized fields of electronics and computer networking and provides other courses to build a foundation of technical and non-technical knowledge that is essential in modern industry.

The Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology (CEIT) department also offers the Bachelor of Science with a major in computer engineering technology (CPET), an Associate of Science in EET, and a Bachelor of Science with a major in information technology (ITC). In addition to the degrees, the department offers a minor in electronics and certificate programs in computer-controlled systems, electronic communications, power electronics systems, and computer networking.

To earn the degree, you must complete the following courses:

General Education Requirements-Computer, Electrical & Information Technology Credits: 30

Additional General Education Requirements

General Education Requirement-Capstone Experience Credits: 3

Technical Electives Credits: 12

Complete 12 credits from any ECET or CPET courses at the 300 or 400 level.  Consult Academic Advisor.

Free Elective Credits: 3

Total Credits: 120 (60 credits from A.S. Program plus 60 credits from B.S program.)

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