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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering Technology, BSET

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A Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a major in electrical engineering technology provides a holistic “systems engineering” emphasis with a commitment to preparing you to be a productive citizen, leader and technology innovator in a global society. We offer you research opportunities using the latest technology inside and outside the classroom.

The electrical engineering technology major is designed to develop the technical and personal knowledge and skill necessary to compete successfully in today’s electrical industries. The program builds on a strong foundation in mathematics and science and includes courses in network analysis, linear electronics, digital electronics, communication systems and control systems. Computer utilization is an integral part of all electrical courses and most courses include a laboratory to provide the necessary hands-on experience for an applied program of study. The student’s technical background is further enhanced by taking selected courses from other engineering technology majors. The development of technical communication and presentation skills is a requirement throughout the curriculum.

Electrical engineering technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (, (111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-347-7700).

Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a major in electrical engineering technology.

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 36 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Engineering  requirements.

Other course requirements

Students registering for fall or spring term/semester must register for mathematics until the requirement has been satisfied, unless approved by the department chair.




Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Engineering.

Other requirements

  • A grade of C or better is required for all major courses and elective courses counting toward the major.
  • Courses taken to satisfy the technical options in each major must be approved by the academic advisor.

ELET foundation courses include ENGR 1030 ENGR 2720 /ENGR 2730 ELET 2740 MATH 1710  and TECM 2700 . Satisfactory completion of ELET foundation courses with a minimum GPA of 2.5 is prerequisite to taking advanced courses in the major. Mandatory advisement is required each semester until the foundation courses have been successfully completed.

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