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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3228
First Term: 2017 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 63-93
CIP Code: 15.0303

Instructional Council: Engineering (27)
GPA: 3.0
SOC Code: 17-3023

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology program is designed to provide skills required of entry-level engineering technicians. Students are provided with the fundamentals of physics, engineering, computer hardware, programming, engineering design fundamentals, and computer software program usage. A solid foundation in mathematics, science, communication skills, humanities, and social sciences provides a well-rounded curriculum.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester:
Engineering Technology-Civil/Construction/Chemical Emphasis
Engineering Technology-Computer System Engineering Emphasis
Engineering Technology-Biomedical Emphasis
Engineering Technology-Mechanical/Aerospace (Aeronautics) Emphasis
Engineering Technology-Materials Science/Electrical Engineering Emphasis
Engineering Technology-Robotics, Electrical Systems, Mechanical Systems
Engineering Technology - Industrial Engineering Emphasis

Required Courses
+ECE102 Engineering Analysis Tools and Techniques (2) OR
+ECE102AA Engineering Analysis Tools and Techniques (2) 2

+ECE103 Engineering Problem Solving and Design (2) OR
+ ECE103AB Engineering Problem Solving and Design (2) OR
+ ECE103EP Engineering Problem Solving and Design (EPICS projects) (2) 2

+EEE202 Circuits and Devices 5

+MAT220 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR
+ MAT221 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4) 4-5

+ MAT230 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR
+ MAT231 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4) 4-5

+ MAT240 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR
+ MAT241 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4) 4-5

+ MAT276 Modern Differential Equations (4) OR
+ MAT277 Modern Differential Equations (3) 3-4

+PHY115 University Physics I (5) OR
+PHY121 University Physics I: Mechanics (4) 4-5

+PHY116 University Physics II (5) OR
+PHY131 University Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism (4) 4-5
Credits: 32-38

Program Competencies
1. Use of computer tools and computer modeling as applied to engineering analysis and design. (ECE102, ECE102AA)
2. Write technical reports consistent with engineering analysis and engineering design project specifications, using microcomputer application programs. (ECE103, ECE103AB, ECE103EP)
3. Analyze and solve engineering design problems as a member of an engineering project team. (ECE103, ECE103AB, ECE103EP, PHY115, PHY121, PHY116, PHY131)
4. Compose a program evaluation and review analysis of an engineering design project. (ECE103, ECE103AB, ECE103EP, PHY115, PHY116, PHY131)
5. Use algebraic and trigonometric functions to solve electronic problems. (EEE202, MAT220, MAT221)
6. Apply Ohm`s and Kirchhoff`s laws to the solution of DC circuits and networks. (EEE202)
7. Apply Kirchhoff`s laws in conjunction with phasor concepts to solve AC circuits and networks. (EEE202, PHY116, PHY131)
8. Use basic circuit analysis to design and measure a linear analog electrical system. (EEE202, PHY116, PHY131)
9. Use Laplace Transform to analyze and characterize linear circuits. (EEE202, MAT276, MAT277)
10. Design an active linear circuit to implement a desired transfer function. (EEE202, MAT240, MAT241)
11. Demonstrate knowledge of digital and analog circuits by employing logical troubleshooting procedures. (EEE202, PHY116, PHY131)
12. Apply physics and mathematics principles to systematically solve engineering problems. (MAT220, MAT221, MAT230, MAT231, MAT240, MAT241, PHY115, PHY121, PHY116, PHY131)
13. Employ reliable engineering principles to design an optimum problem solution, using approved data interpretation techniques as part of an engineering problem analysis. (PHY116)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 16, 2015

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.