Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology (Associate of Applied Science)


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

Our core curriculum provides firm foundation in the areas of:

  • applied mathematics
  • electric circuits
  • basic electronics
  • applied microcontrollers, communications, power, machinery, control and instrumentation circuits
  • engineering technology principles
  • laboratory practice

Our faculty

  • are dedicated to undergraduate teaching
  • are innovative and interactive
  • bring their extensive engineering practice experience into the classroom

Akron Advantage

Hands-on Learning

Experience electrical and electronic engineering technology firsthand in our labs:

  • Circuits Laboratory
  • Electronics Laboratory
  • Control System Laboratory
  • Digital Circuits Laboratory

The computers in our 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 internship program. Participation gives you firsthand, on-the-job training in the electrical and electronic engineering technology field of your choice.

Several area companies, such as Expert Crane, Ward Jet and FirstEnergy, like to hire EEET students on a part-time basis, even before they have finished work on their bachelor’s degrees.

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
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Women in Engineering
  • Increasing Diversity in Engineering Academics
  • SAE Formula Electric
  • NASA Mining Robotics

Sample Curriculum

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