Electrical Engineering Technology - Electronics Systems Major (ESET)

Description

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology - Electronics Systems Major are prepared to pursue careers in diverse engineering-related fields such as computer design and repair, digital systems, microcomputer systems, microelectronics, and telecommunications.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. The curriculum also provides an effective foundation for transfer into a related bachelor’s degree program.

Related Programs

Program Code

ESET.AAS

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Assist engineers with equipment design and fabrication
  • Perform customer service functions such as equipment installation, maintenance, and operation
  • Troubleshoot and test electronic equipment
  • Use measuring and software tools to test/maintain equipment
  • Work in research and development
  • Work with computer networking, hardware, and software
  • Some graduates elect to take certification exams for electronics technicians and computer repair technicians

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Computer Systems Technician
  • Electronics Designer
  • Electronics Laboratory Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Field Service Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$34,000 to $50,000 annual salary

Employment Outlook

Employment of electrical and electronics engineering technicians is projected to hold steady through 2022; however, graduates of Cincinnati State's programs are highly sought after due to their background and skills in electronics and computer technologies, leading to opportunities with a variety of employers.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

  • Miami University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Toledo

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Antenen Research
  • Duke Energy
  • KDI Precision Products, Inc.
  • Nova Engineering
  • Rite Track Equipment Services

Co-op Salary Projections

$8.50/hr to $12/hr

Curriculum

Effective 2017-2018 academic year

Electrical Engineering Technology - Electronics Systems Major (ESET)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EET 131 Circuit Analysis 1 ( B) 3 2 4
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience (B)   1 0 1
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 1 (G)   3 2 4
Semester 2      
EET 121 Digital Systems 1 ( T) 2 3 3
EET 132 Circuit Analysis 2 ( T) 3 2 4
CIT 190 Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies ( B) 1 0 1
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 2 (B)   3 2 4
Semester 3      
EET 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Electronics Engineering Technology ( T) 1 40 2
NETC 121 Network Communications 1 ( B) 2 2 3
PHY XXX Physics Elective (G)   3 2 4
Semester 4      
EET 122 Digital Systems 2 ( T) 2 3 3
ESET 251 Electronics ( T) 3 3 4
IT 101 .NET Programming 1 ( B) 2 3 3
ENG 10X English Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 5      
ESET 290 Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Capstone Project ( T) 2 4 4
ESET 220 Microprocessor Systems ( T) 3 3 4
EMET XXX Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Elective (T)   2 3 3
EET XXX Electrical Engineering Techology Elective 1 (T)   2 3 3
Semester 6      
EET XXX Electrical Engineering Technology Elective 2 (T)   1 40 2
ECO 1XX Economics Elective (G)   3 0 3
Total Credits:   48 117 65

Electives 

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
Mathematics Elective 8
Take 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
 
Physics Elective  
PHY 151 Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based 4
PHY 201 Physics 1: Calculus-Based 5
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Elective  
EMET 240 Programmable Logic Controllers, Motors, Motor Controls, and Kinematics 3
EMET 245 Laser 1 3
EMET 270 Robotics and Servomechanisms 4
Electrical Engineering Technology Electives 5
Any EET (2XX level)  
or, Any ESET (2XX level)  
or, Any PSET  
or, Any EMET not used to fulfill the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Elective  
Economics Elective  
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

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

Contacts

Program Chair
Ralph Whaley, Jr., PhD
(513) 569-1768
Co-op Coordinator
Kimberly Richards, PhD
(513) 569-1771