Engineering & Electronics Technology students working on robotics

Engineering & Electronics Technology

Inforgraph on Engineering Electronics Technology: 2015 starting pay $33,760 per year; 2015 median pay $48,670 per year; 2015 employment in KY 459.

What is Engineering and Electronics Technology?

The Engineering and Electronics Technology program prepares you to work as a professional in the exciting and highly technical field of robotics and automation. Graduates design, operate, and maintain some of the worlds most advanced robotic production companies. From robots that paint iconic American sports cars, to automation systems that fabricate cutting edge audio components, to computerized systems. EET graduates ensure quality production and organizational efficiency.

You gain the background to work as production managers, engineering assistances, and plant maintenance specialists. Options in this program include automation technician, electronics tester, industrial electronics technician, and robotics/automation technician. Robotics and automation technicians can operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment, assisting engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.

What are my career choices?

Graduate of the program can work as electronic technicians, computer technicians, communications technicians, plant operators/managers, network administrators, industrial maintenance experts, electronics technicians, instrumentation technicians, telephone LAN-WAN, network specialists, product support specialists, medical equipment specialists and much more.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Robotics and Automation (66-68 credit hours)

Diploma

Certificates

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For course sequence, see the Example Course Sequence.
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

For more information

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.