2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

Engineering Technology AAS (Electrical) Program Fact Sheet


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
Prerequisite Courses
  1. FYES 1000  
  2. Degree level proficiency required to take degree level General Education courses. Please refer to course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
  3. MATH 1111 , College Algebra is required to take technical courses unless exempted due to test results or transfer credit.
Length of Program Degree: 5 semesters
66 Credit hours
Semester Program Begins Fall, spring and summer
Application Process 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.
Program Deadlines 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.

Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

2017 Median pay           $63,660
Entry level education           Associate degree, certificate
Number of jobs, 2016 - 2026          137,000
Job growth, 2016 - 2026          2%