Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology—Laser Major (EMETL)

Description

Graduates of the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology - Laser Major are prepared to successfully begin careers and advance professionally in local and national industries that utilize lasers and electro-optics systems, or use industrial equipment in automated manufacturing and research environments. Students work with laser material processing systems, and operate and troubleshoot optical systems including lasers, lens systems, and fiber optics.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and are also prepared to pursue a bachelor’s degree in fields such as electro-mechanical engineering or electrical engineering.

Related Programs

Program Code

EMETL.AAS

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Operate, setup, and test laser equipment
  • Design programs for laser systems
  • Perform research experiments
  • Troubleshoot and repair laser systems
  • Work with optical systems including lasers and lens systems

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Laser Systems Technician
  • Laser Optics Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Electronic Technician

Employment Outlook

Overall employment of engineering technicians is expected to remain steady, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the rapidly growing use of laser applications in industry and medicine provides numerous job opportunities for skilled employees.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Armco Research and Technology
  • Fortec Medical
  • General Electric
  • Psion Teklogix

Co-op Salary Projections

$11/hr to $17.50/hour

Curriculum

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology—Laser Major (EMETL)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMET 150 Introduction to Controls and Robotics ( B) 1 2 2
CIT 105 OSHA 10 General Industry Safety ( B) 1 0 1
EET 131 Circuit Analysis 1 ( T) 3 2 4
PSET 110 Power Systems Computer Aided Drafting ( B) 2 3 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 1 (G)   3 2 4
Semester 2      
EMET 180 Process Instrumentation ( T) 2 3 3
EET 132 Circuit Analysis 2 ( T) 3 2 4
MET 150 Statics and Strength of Materials for MET ( B) 2 3 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 2 (B)   3 2 4
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 3      
XXX XXX Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 1 (T)   1 40 2
Semester 4      
EMET 240 Programmable Logic Controllers, Motors, Motor Controls, and Kinematics ( T) 2 3 3
EMET 245 Laser 1 ( T) 2 3 3
PHY XXX Physics Elective (G)   3 2 4
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 5      
EMET 255 Optical Components, and Geometrical and Wave Optics ( T) 3 3 4
EMET 265 Industrial Laser Systems ( T) 3 3 4
EMET 270 Robotics and Servomechanisms ( T) 3 3 4
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 6      
XXX XXX Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 2 (T)   1 40 2
Total Credits:   48 116 64

Electives 

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
Mathematics Electives 8
Select one of the following series:  
MAT 125
  & MAT 126
Algebra and Trigonometry
   and Functions and Calculus
 
Or
 
MAT 251
  & MAT 252
Calculus 1
   and Calculus 2
 
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
Physics Elective  
PHY 151 Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based 4
PHY 201 Physics 1: Calculus-Based 5
Arts/Humanities Elective  
CULT 105 Issues in Human Diversity 3
CULT 110 Social Issues in Technology 3
PHI 110 Ethics 3
Cooperative Education or Transfer Electives *  
EMET 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology 2
EMET 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology 2
EET 121 Digital Systems 1 3
EET 251 Electronics 4
MET 140 Engineering Materials 3
*

Program Chair approval is required for students planning to take a Transfer Elective course rather than participate in cooperative education.  

Contacts

Program Chair
Lawrence (Larry) Feist, BS
(513) 569-1428
Co-op Coordinator
Sue Dolan, MEd
(513) 569-1774
sue.dolan@cincinnatistate.edu