Engineering Technology/Electrical Technology Career

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Electrical Technology Concentration)

Credits required 60/63

Dean

Sarmad Saman, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Eileen Young, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Technology, eileen.young@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: TE

Concentration Code: TES

Program Goals Statement

This program prepares students to work as technicians in many positions for which training in electricity and electronics technology are required. Some of the most common areas with job opportunities are solar energy, industrial manufacturing, research and development laboratory, field service, technical writer, and technical sales.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes

Program Information

  • All technical courses use computer applications, and laboratories are equipped with modern test equipment.
  • Every technical course has a related laboratory, which provides hands-on experience.
  • Students should be in a Math course every semester until they have completed their sequence.
  • Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
  • Not all courses are offered every year. Read course descriptions to plan course schedule.

After BCC

  • Graduates can work as an equipment installation technician, central office technician, computer technician, engineering assistant, manufacturing lab technician, solar technician, field service and installation technician, or customer support specialist.
  • If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, speak with your advisor and visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Oral Communication

Degree Requirements

General Education courses

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Historical Awareness - Choose one

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Humanities - Choose one

(May choose any Humanities elective, but the following are recommended.)
ARC 201Introduction to American Architecture

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

PHL 152Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions in a Modern World

3 credits

Or

Foreign Language Elective

3 credits


Social Phenomenon - Choose one

ART 106Survey of Art History II: Modern Art

3 credits

GVT 111U.S. Government

3 credits

GVT 112Comparative Government

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

HST 257History of Modern East Asia (China and Japan)

3 credits

PSY 271Global Leadership

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 252The Sociology of Human Relations

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Program Courses

EGR 131Introduction to Electrical Circuits

4 credits

EGR 132Electrical Circuits

4 credits

EGR 133Computer Configuration and Repair

4 credits

EGR 137Digital Electronics

4 credits

EGR 211Programmable Control Systems

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:20

Program Courses - Choose one

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Program Electives - Choose two

CIS 121Operating Systems

3 credits

CIS 160The Microcomputer Environment

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

CED 220Cooperative Work Experience II

3 credits

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

EGR 171Fluid Systems

4 credits

EGR 183Energy Efficiency and Conservation Measures

3 credits

EGR 235Electronic Theory I

4 credits

EGR 251Statics

3 credits

EGR 282Wind Power Technology

4 credits

EGR 284Solar Power

4 credits

EGR 299Engineering Projects

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-8
One of the two program electives must be EGR.

Math and Science Courses

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

MTH 215Calculus II

4 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

PHY 102Technical Physics II

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:14-17

For students with adequate mathematics preparedness and interested in transfer, PHY 211 & PHY 212 can be substituted for PHY 101 & PHY 102.

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

EGR 131Introduction to Electrical Circuits

4 credits

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

Or

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

Or

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

EGR 132Electrical Circuits

4 credits

PHY 102Technical Physics II

4 credits

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

Or

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

Or

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

Or

MTH 215Calculus II

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Or

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Or

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

EGR 137Digital Electronics

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

EGR 133Computer Configuration and Repair

4 credits

EGR 211Programmable Control Systems

4 credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Or

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

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