|What is an Electrical Engineer?
||An electrical engineer is someone who designs and develops new electrical equipment, solves problems, and tests equipment. They work with all kinds of electronic devices, from the smallest pocket devices to large supercomputers. Electrical engineering deals with electricity, electromagnetism and electronics. Electrical Engineers assemble electrical systems or prototypes, using hand tools or measuring instruments. They build, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, or repair electrical instruments or testing equipment.
|Degrees and Certificates
||Engineering Technology, AAS
Engineering Technology Basics, Certificate
- FYES 1000
- Degree level proficiency required to take degree level General Education courses. Please refer to course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
- MATH 1111 , College Algebra is required to take technical courses unless exempted due to test results or transfer credit.
|Semester Program Begins
||Fall, spring and summer
||Applicants to the Engineering Technology degree program must meet all admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
||You may enter in the fall, spring, or summer terms.
|For more Information, contact:
||Stephen Hevert, SHevert@GwinnettTech.edu, 678-226-6803.
|For admission and enrollment, contact:
||Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email ACTTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.
(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)
|2017 Median pay
|Entry level education
|| Associate degree, certificate
|Number of jobs, 2016 - 2026
|Job growth, 2016 - 2026
The Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Lisa Richardson, Section 504/ADA, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Building 100, Room 708, 678.226.6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu