Electronic Engineering Technology (Associate of Applied Science)

Electronic Engineering Technology Fundamentals

In the field of electronic engineering technology, the principles and theories of science, engineering and mathematics are used to solve technical problems in research and development, manufacturing, sales, construction, inspection and maintenance.

  • Core curriculum provides firm foundation in the areas of:
    • mathematics
    • electricity
    • basic electronics
    • applied electronics in computers, communications, controls and instrumentation
    • engineering technology principles

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Akron Advantage

Hands-on Research

Experience electronic engineering technology firsthand through our research facilities: 

  • circuits laboratory
  • electronics laboratory
  • control system laboratory,
  • digital circuits and system laboratory
  • computers in labs contain industry-grade software used in the design, simulation, construction and programming of circuits

Real-world Experience

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program. Participation gives you firsthand, on-the-job training in the electronic engineering technology field of your choice. Several area companies, such as Daktronics and FirstEnergy, like to hire EET students on a part-time basis, even before they have finished work on their bachelor’s degrees.

Engineering and Science Technology
Student Organizations

Interact with other engineering and science technology students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:

  • Tau Alpha Pi (engineering and science technology honor society)
  • Electronic Engineering Technology Association

Curriculum Guide

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Career Opportunities

Degrees and Preparation

An associate degree in electronic engineering technology paves the way to a variety of careers. such as:

  • electrical or electronic engineering technologist
  • engineering assistant
  • customer service, communications, plant or computer technician

Career Outlook

Advanced technologies, coupled with the need to update and improve manufacturing facilities and product design, will fuel the demand for well-trained professionals in this field.

Career Center

The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:

  • Career Resource Library
  • co-op/internships through Career Advantage Network
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research
  • UA Career Fairs

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