Overview

Graduates of the program Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology – Energy Major are prepared to address the needs of several related and growing industries related to energy efficiency and reduction of energy use in commercial and industrial applications.

Students work with building automation control technologies that provide data-driven services to help create high performance buildings with reduced costs, better indoor environments, and smaller environmental footprints.

Students also complete foundation studies in traditional electro-mechanical engineering technology.

Program 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 technologies or electronics engineering technologies.

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Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Conduct energy audits
  • Advise organizations on how to reduce energy consumption
  • Serve as a technician or installer for wind turbine, geothermal, solar thermal, photovoltaic, or fuel cell technologies

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Electronic Instrument Technician
  • Electronic Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Product Test Specialist
  • Test Technician
  • Solar Power Technician
  • Alternative Energy Technician

Graduate Employment Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of skilled technicians in "green energy" fields is expected to increase by 24 percent through 2022. Increased focus in industry and government on renewable resources should provide excellent job prospects for qualified candidates.

$30,000 - $42,000 annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • Duke Energy
  • Mazak Corporation
  • Melink Corporation
  • Procter & Gamble
  • R.A. Jones & Company
  • Rite Track Equipment Services

$11/hr - $17.50/hour

Co-op Salary Projections

Curriculum

Effective 2021-2022 academic year

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology—Energy Major (EMETE)

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 ( B) 3 2 4
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B) 1 0 1
EMET 110 Computer Aided Design for Electro-Mechanical Systems ( B) 2 3 3
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
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 2 (B) 3 2 4
EMET 141 Programmable Logic Controllers ( T) 2 3 3
Semester 3
XXX XXX Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 1 (T) 1 40 2
Semester 4
EMET 210 Energy Efficiency and Audits ( T) 2 2 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G) 3 0 3
EMET 252 Motors, Motor Controls, and Variable Drives ( T) 2 3 3
EMET 241 Building Automation 1 ( T) 2 3 3
PHY XXX Physics Elective (G) 3 2 4
Semester 5
EMET 225 Solar and Renewable Energy ( T) 2 3 3
EMET 242 Building Automation 2 ( T) 3 3 4
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G) 3 0 3
MET XXX Elective (T) 2 3 3
Semester 6
XXX XXX Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 2 (T) 1 40 2
Total Credits: 48 118 65

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100 College Success Strategies: Overview 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies: Overview and Application 2
FYE 110 College Success Strategies: Practice and Application 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 or Social/Behavioral Science Elective (select one course)
Any ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, LIT, PHI 3
MET ELectives
MET 111 Manufacturing Processes 1 3
MET 150 Statics and Strength of Materials for MET 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
ESET 251 Electronics 4
MET 140 Engineering Materials 3
CIT 250 Engineering Community 2
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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