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Engineering Technology

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology program prepares students as entry-level engineering technicians. They will apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineering support functions, including preparation in the areas of research, production, and operations. This degree will prepare highly skilled and needed workers for area manufacturers and the tech industry.

Details

Academic Plan Code: 
3187
Award: 
Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Total credits required: 
60-68
Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:26-33
CHM130Fundamental Chemistry (3) AND
CHM130LLFundamental Chemistry Lab (1)
OR
CHM130AAFundamental Chemistry with Lab (4)
OR
CHM150General Chemistry I (4) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
OR
CHM150AAGeneral Chemistry I (5)
OR
CHM151General Chemistry I (3) AND
CHM151LLGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
OR
CHM151AAGeneral Chemistry I (4)4-5
 
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
 
CIS150Programming Fundamentals (3) OR
CIS150ABObject-Oriented Programming Fundamentals (3) OR
CIS156Python Programming: Level I (3) OR
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I (3) OR
CIS162ABC++: Level I (3) OR
CIS162ACVisual C++: Level I (3) OR
CIS162ADC#: Level I (3) OR
CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I (3) OR
CSC100Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100AAIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100ABIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (4) OR
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (Java) (3) OR
CSC110AAIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (3) OR
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (4)3-4
 
ECE102Engineering Analysis Tools and Techniques2
ECE103Engineering Problem Solving and Design2
ECE216Computer-Aided Engineering2
ECE216LLComputer Aided Engineering Lab1
 
ECE104EPICS Gold I (2) OR
ECE294++Special Topics in Engineering (1-4) OR
ECE296++Cooperative Education (1-3) OR
ECE298++Special Projects (1-3)1-4
 
PHY111General Physics I (4) OR
PHY111AAGeneral Physics I (5)
PHY115University Physics I (5) OR
PHY121University Physics I: Mechanics (4)4-5
 
PHY112General Physics II (4) OR
PHY116University Physics II (5) OR
PHY131University Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism (4)4-5
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:12-15
In consultation with an Academic, Faculty, or Program Advisor, complete 12-15 credits of coursework from any of the areas below that best align with academic and professional goals. Students may select courses from multiple areas.
 
General Application
Select one of the following programming courses not already taken in required courses:
CIS150Programming Fundamentals (3) OR
CIS150ABObject-Oriented Programming Fundamentals (3) OR
CIS156Python Programming: Level I (3) OR
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I (3) OR
CIS162ABC++: Level I (3) OR
CIS162ACVisual C++: Level I (3) OR
CIS162ADC#: Level I (3) OR
CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I (3) OR
CSC100Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100AAIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR
CSC100ABIntroduction to Computer Science (C++) (4) OR
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (Java) (3) OR
CSC110AAIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (3) OR
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java) (4)3-4
 
Select one of the following courses not already taken in required courses:
ECE104EPICS Gold I (2) OR
ECE294++Special Topics in Engineering (1-4) OR
ECE296++Cooperative Education (1-3) OR
ECE298++Special Projects (1-3)1-4
 
ECE105MATLAB Programming1
 
ECE106Survey of Nanotechnology (1) OR
MNT110General Principles of Nanotechnology (3)1-3
 
AIT100Industrial Safety (1) OR
CON271Construction Safety (3) OR
GTC/MIT/OSH106Industrial Safety (2)1-3
 
MAT206Elements of Statistics3
 
Biomedical Engineering Technician
BIO160Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (4) OR
BIO201Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)4
 
BIO175Research Methods in Biology1
BIO211AABiotechnology Seminar: Biomedical Applications1
ECE111Bioengineering Systems3
 
Civil Engineering Technician
CET211Strength of Materials (3) OR
CON223Strength of Materials (3)3
 
CON241Surveying3
ECE216Computer-Aided Engineering2
ECE216LLComputer-Aided Engineering Laboratory1
 
GLG101Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lecture (3) AND
GLG103Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lab (1) OR
GLG101INIntroduction to Geology I - Physical (4)4
 
Drafting for Engineering Technician
CAD100Fundamentals of 2D AutoCAD3
CAD101Elements of CAD Graphics (AutoCAD)3
CAD145Design Principles for Industry3
DFT100Introduction to Drafting3
DFT110Introduction to Drafting3
DFT126Building Trades Blueprint Reading3
ECE216Computer-Aided Engineering2
ECE216LLComputer-Aided Engineering Laboratory1
General education requirements
General Education RequirementCredits: 19-23
 
General Education CoreCredits: 13-17
 
First-Year CompositionCredits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3)6
 
Oral CommunicationCredits: 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)3
 
Recommend COM225 or COM230
 
Critical ReadingCredits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0)0-3
 
MathematicsCredits: 4-5
MAT187Precalculus (5) OR
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR
MAT221Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4)4-5
 
General Education DistributionCredits: 6
 
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
 
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Social-Behavioral Sciences area.
 
Recommend ECN211 or ECN212
 
Natural SciencesCredits: 0
Met by CHM or PHY in Required Courses.
Competencies
  • Use computer programming, computer tools, and computer modeling as applied to engineering analysis and design. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE216, ECE216LL, CIS105, CIS150, CIS150AB, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162AB, CIS162AC, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, CSC100, CSC100AA, CSC100AB, CSC110, CSC110AA, CSC110AB)
  • Analyze engineering designs as a member of an engineering project team. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE104, ECE216, ECE216LL, ECE294++, ECE298++, PHY111, PHY111AA, PHY115, PHY121, (COM))
  • Apply principles of engineering, science, and mathematics to solve engineering problems. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE104, ECE105, ECE216, ECE216LL, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM150, CHM150LL, CHM150AA, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151LL, CHM151AA, PHY111, PHY111AA, PHY115, PHY121, PHY112, PHY116, PHY131, ECE294++, ECE298++, [MA])
  • Apply visual and spatial reasoning to create and interpret engineering diagrams. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE216, ECE216LL, CAD100, CAD101, CAD145, DFT100, DFT110, DFT126, CON241)
  • Safely and correctly use tools and equipment for industrial and lab applications. (ECE102, ECE103, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM150, CHM150LL, CHM150AA, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151LL, CHM151AA, PHY111, PHY111AA, PHY115, PHY121, PHY112, PHY116, PHY131)
  • Conduct appropriate experimentation and testing. (CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM150, CHM150LL, CHM150AA, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151LL, CHM151AA, PHY111, PHY111AA, PHY115, PHY121, PHY112, PHY116, PHY131)
  • Employ appropriate engineering principles to collect and interpret data. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE104, ECE105, ECE294++, ECE298++, MAT206, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM150, CHM150LL, CHM150AA, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151LL, CHM151AA, PHY111, PHY111AA, PHY115, PHY121, PHY112, PHY116, PHY131)
  • Write technical reports consistent with engineering analysis and engineering design. (ECE102, ECE103, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM150, CHM150LL, CHM150AA, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151LL, CHM151AA, PHY111, PHY111AA, PHY115, PHY121, PHY112, PHY116, PHY131, [FYC])
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration and participation on a diverse and inclusive team to establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE104, ECE294++, ECE298++, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM150, CHM150LL, CHM150AA, CHM150AA, CHM151, CHM151LL, CHM151AA, PHY111, PHY111AA, PHY115, PHY121, PHY112, PHY116, PHY131, (COM), [HU], [SB])
  • Use effective written, visual, and oral strategies to communicate to a range of audiences. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE104, ECE294++, ECE298++, (COM), (CRE), [FYC])
  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and the implications for society at large. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE104, ECE296++, [FYC], [HU], [SB])
  • Demonstrate creativity, curiosity, and adaptability in a variety of contexts. (ECE102, ECE103, ECE104, ECE294++, ECE298++, (CRE), [FYC])

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.