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(Archive) Electrical Engineering Technology (EETBD)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Electrical Engineering Technology (EETBD) - (ARCHIVE)

This major helps prepare graduates for careers in such varied areas as electronics, microprocessors, communications, instrumentation and control, and power. The curriculum provides thorough training in applied mathematics, physics, electrical and electronic circuit analysis and design, microprocessors, instrumentation and control theory, communication systems, power systems, and quality control. Graduates may qualify as engineering technologists working side-by-side with engineers, scientists, and other skilled workers in these capacities. Positions include electrical and electronic systems design, microprocessor applications, instrumentation and control, electrical testing, plant engineering, quality control, management, and technical sales and service. This program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

This program is primarily for graduates of a TAC of ABET-accredited electrical engineering technology associate degree program who want to obtain a baccalaureate degree.

For the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, a minimum of 130 credits is required. A student enrolled in this major must earn at least a grade of C in each 300- and 400-level course.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(23 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 107 credits
(This includes 23 credits of General Education courses: 8 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GWS courses; and 3 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (79 credits)
E T 002(1), 005(1), EE T 101(3), 109(1), 114(4)[1], 117[1], 118[1], 120(1), EG T 101(1), 102(1), PHYS 215 GN(4) (Sem: 1-2)
EE T 205(1), 210(2), 211(3), 213W(5), 216(3), 221(1), PHYS 265 GN(4) (Sem: 3-4)
ENGL 202C GWS(3), SPCOM 100 GWS(3) (Sem: 3-6)
EETBD 301(3), 330(3), 341(3), 415(3), 455(3), MTHBD 210(4), 211(4) (Sem: 5-6)
EETBD 416(3), 440(3), 480(1), 490(3) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (16 credits)
ECON 002 GS(3) or 004 GS(3) (Sem. 1-8)
MATH 081 GQ(3), 082 GQ(3), and 083 GQ(4); or
MTHBD 091 GQ(5) and 092 GQ(5) (Sem. 1-4)
EETBD 450(3) or Q C 450(3) (Sem. 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 3 credits of technical electives at the 200 level or above from school-approved list [Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.] (Sem: 7-8)
Select 9 credits of technical electives at the 300 or 400 level from school-approved list [Students may apply 3-6 credits of ROTC.] Sem.7-8)

[1]A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44


The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1998

Blue Sheet Item #: 26-02-035

Review Date: 6/8/99 (General Education Update)

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