Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology (AAS)


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. 

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

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Our faculty

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

Akron Advantage

Hands-on research

Experience electrical and electronic engineering technology firsthand by exploring the fundamentals in a laboratory environment. Computers in labs contain industry-grade software used in the design, simulation, construction and programming of circuits. 

Our labs include:

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

Real-world experience

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program. Participation gives you firsthand, on-the-job training in the electrical & 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 & design teams

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

Sample Curriculum

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Career Opportunities

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

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


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 services

Career Services, provides career coaching and programming, and develops valuable relationships with employers and campus partners to provide students with many opportunities for experiential learning and career development.