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Electrical Engineering Technology

Electrical Engineering Technology

About the Program

This program will prepare you to work in research, instrumentation, design, field service, communications and service laboratories. The program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree and several certificate options.

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Career Opportunities

Electronics technicians use engineers’ plans to design and develop electronic equipment and electrical machinery. They work in research, development, quality control, design, production or sales. Technicians use information from blueprints and detailed drawings to test, adjust and inspect products. They insure that set standards and specifications are met.

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See also: Careers in Engineering Brochure (PDF).

Why study at CLC?

You will become qualified for employment opportunities as a skilled, well paid technician. Your program of study will include the opportunity to participate in internships and co-ops with local companies, and all your instructors will be highly skilled with decades of professional experience in engineering and teaching.  Your classes will be hands-on, providing you with the latest, employer-sought skills. In addition to preparing you for immediate employment, this degree can also be transferred to a four year school toward a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology or even a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Students who go on for a bachelor’s degree have a very high success rate.



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Electrical Engineering Technology Program

Fred Scheu, former electrical engineering technology instructor, introduces the program. "If you take a look around you, you will find that you are touched daily by items that are electronic or have some electronic content. So, there are a variety of fields and industries that a person with a basic understanding of electricity can find a job. This whole program is oriented towards people who have a preponderance to use their hands along with their mind will be successful in life."

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