Begin Date: Spring Semester 2000
End Date: Fall Semester 2005 (Revised ABET)
Capital College: Penn State Schuylkill
University College: Penn State DuBois, Penn State Fayette, Penn State Hazleton, Penn State New Kensington, Penn State Shenango Valley, Penn State York
University Park, College of Engineering (2 EET)
DHUSHY SATHIANATHAN, Head, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and
Professional Programs, Penn State University Park
PROFESSOR RONALD LAND, Program Coordinator, Penn State New Kensington
This major helps prepare graduates for technical positions in the expanding fields of electronics, computers and microprocessors, instrumentation, and electrical equipment. The primary objective is to provide a broad foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of electrical and electronic circuits, digital circuits, computers, electrical machinery, and programmable logic controls. The program also articulates with Pennsylvania Department of Education-approved Tech Prep programs. Secondary students who have graduated from a program covered by a signed Penn State Articulation Agreement may be eligible for special admission procedures and /or advanced placement.
Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology major may qualify for admission to the baccalaureate degree majors in Electrical Engineering Technology or Computer Engineering Technology offered at Penn State Harrisburg, Capital College; the baccalaureate degree major in Electrical Engineering Technology at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; or the baccalaureate degree major in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology offered at Altoona College, Berks-Lehigh Valley College, or Penn State New Kensington, University College.
For the Associate in Engineering Technology degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, a minimum of 66 credits is required. This program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: 410-347-7700, or www.abet.org.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
(12 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See General Education description in front of Bulletin.)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE
MAJOR: 57-60 credits
(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses.)
EE T 101(3), EE T 109(1), EE T 114(4), EE T 117(3), EE T 118(1), EE T 120(1), EG T 101(1), EG T 102(1), ENGL 015 GWS(3), ET 002(1), ET 005 (1), MATH 081 GQ (3), MATH 082 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-2)
CAS 100 GWS(3), EE T 205(1), EE T 210(2), EE T 211(3), EE T 213W(5), EE T 216(3), EE T 221(1), EE T 220(2), MATH 083 GQ(4), PHYS 150 GN(3), PHYS 151(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 1-4 credits from the following technical courses: BI SC 003 GN(3), CHEM 011(3), CHEM 012 GN(3), CE T 261(3), CMPSC 101 GQ(3), CMPSC 201C GQ(3) or CMPSC 201F GQ(3), EE T 297(1-9), IE T 101(3), IE T 105(2), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4), MCH T 111(3) (Sem: 3-4)
 A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.
Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2000
Blue Sheet Item #: 28-05-021A
Review Date: 8/17/05