Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology

Electrical student working in the electronics lab

How does it work? 

  • Cell phones 

  • Computers

  • Drones

  • Medical monitoring devices

  • Robots

A world of job opportunities is open to the technician who can develop and maintain the constantly advancing products in the field of electricity and electronics.

With our Associate of Applied Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, you will learn to design, develop, evaluate, test and repair the equipment in this field.

Engineering Technology students demonstrating remote power trailer

For more information: 

Engineering Technology Department


Why the Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program? 

  • Gain the fundamental knowledge necessary to enter the Electrical/Electronic Engineering employment fields. 
  • Learn with a hands-on approach in the laboratory courses.
  • Work with analog and digital electrical circuits used in LED lighting and digital consumer products such as cell phones, laptops, drones, EV’s, etc.
  • Learn to program microcontrollers and computers.
  • Can be completed in two years.
  • ABET accredited degree.
  • All credit hours earned in the Associate of Applied Science degree program in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology count toward the Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics concentration. 

Why choose KSU Tuscarawas?

Electrical/electronics working in ATC
Kent State University at Tuscarawas has a lot going for it: 
  • Tuition is low.  
  • Flexible scheduling options include evening and distance learning classes.
  • Classes are small.
  • Instructors are professionals, not graduate students, and have real-life experience.
  • KSU Tuscarawas is connected to the local community.
  • Local companies seek our graduates.
  • Campus is local, laid back and the parking is free!  

Jobs

Graduates of this program are in high demand. They typically are employed as engineering technicians. We can prepare you for exciting jobs in state-of-the-art technology such as: 

  • Alternative Energy 
  • Drone Technology
  • Electric Vehicle Industry
  • Engineering Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Robotics 

Graduates of our two-year associate degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program are likely to enter the workforce with position titles such as: 

Engineering Technology students demonstrating remote power trailer

- Automation Engineer
- Clinical Engineer
- Manufacturing Engineer
- Electrical Engineer

 

 

Graduates of engineering technology programs normally work within the engineering team in:

  • applied design
  • project management
  • product development
  • testing
  • manufacturing production
  • manufacturing operations
The Kent State Tuscarawas faculty have considerable industrial experience in their respective fields of specialization, in addition to their academic preparation at the advanced degree level. 
Engineering Technology Professor

Our AAS Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program graduates have obtained jobs with such companies as:

  • Allied Machine and Engineering Corp., Dover, OH
  • Aultman Hospital, Canton OH
  • Basic Systems, Cambridge, OH
  • Battle Motors, New Philadelphia, OH
  • Combi Packaging, Canton, OH
  • Novelis, Uhrichsville, OH

Local Job Opportunities 


Accreditation

Our program has passed the rigors of the internally acclaimed Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET since 1978.

This means our graduates attain the following Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) consistent with ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission guidelines:

  1. Apply engineering technology knowledge and design skills to solve technical problems within the specialized field of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology.
  2. Utilize effective communication, team and project management skills to work productively and contribute to their professions.
  3. Value personal attitudes that help one become a contributing member to society, including: initiative, responsibility, a commitment to professional ethics, and the desire to continue to learn and grow professionally.

ABET also requires an established set of outcomes for each of its programs that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time they graduate.  Graduates of our Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge, techniques and skills of mathematics, science and modern engineering tools to solve electrical and electronic engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.
  2. Ability to use modern engineering tools and techniques to design solutions for well- defined electrical electronic engineering technology problems and assist with design of systems, components or processes.
  3. Demonstrate effective oral, graphic and written communication in both technical and non-technical environments, and proficiently use technical reference material.
  4. Conduct standard tests, measurements, and critically analyze and interpret data particularly in the electrical and electronic engineering technology field
  5. Function effectively as a member of a technical team.
  6. Understand and commit to address professional engineering and ethical responsibilities, including respect for diversity.

The 2016-2019 enrollment data for Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology degree is below: 

2016 2017 2018 2019
31 38 28 13

The following chart lists the number of graduates from 2016-2019. 

AAS EEET Graduates 2016-2019

 


NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Paul Dykshoorn, Engineering Technology Director, 330-308-7475 | pdykshoo@kent.edu 

Amy Bowers, Engineering Technology Administrative Assistant,

330-308-7457 | abowers5@kent.edu