Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology - Energy Major (EMETE)

Description

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.

Related Programs

Program Code

EMETE.AAS

Benefits

Employment Options

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 Starting Salary Projections

$30,000 - $42,000 annual salary

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.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

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

Co-op Salary Projections

$11/hr - $17.50/hour

Curriculum

Effective 2018-2019 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 ( 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
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
MET 111 Manufacturing Processes 1 ( B) 2 3 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 2 (B)   3 2 4
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
EMET 240 Programmable Logic Controllers, Motors, Motor Controls, and Kinematics ( T) 2 3 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 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
MET 150 Statics and Strength of Materials for MET ( 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
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 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 or Social/Behavioral Science Elective (select one course)  
Any ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, LIT, PHI 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

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
Lawrence (Larry) Feist, BS
(513) 569-1428
Co-op Coordinator
Sue Dolan, MEd
(513) 569-1774
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