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Engineering Technology Program

Engineering Technology

 

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2014-2015 University Catalog - Engineering Technology

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • City, state, and federal government and agencies
  • Energy and renewable energy
  • Defense
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Aerospace
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing and production
  • Industrial distribution and logistics

PLAN OF STUDY

Engineering Technology Option I - Renewable Energy Technology, Manufacturing/Industrial (B.S.)
Engineering Technology Option II - Distribution (B.S.)

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • To apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  • To develop problem and decision making skills
  • To use appropriate media to communicate professionally and effectively
  • To function effectively as a member of multidisciplinary teams
  • To perform technical skills that are essential to their job      functions
  • To develop managerial and supervisory skills and competencies
  • To continue and engage in life-long learning

DEGREE OPTIONS/FUTURE ACADEMIC PATHS

Graduates are awarded a B.S in Engineering Technology.

Students with an associate of applied science degree may pursue the Bachelor of Applied and Sciences (B.A.A.S) degree with specialization in Engineering Technology

Graduate Students may also find similar academic interests in:

  • Engineering Technology
  • Business Administration

CAREER CLOSE-UP

Engineering Technology (General)

Median wage (TX) - $82,870
Median wage (US) - $77,120

Source:  Myplan.com, LLC; Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

Prerequisites

  • Has ability to communicate verbally and graphically
  • Has creative and innovative mind
  • Possess engineering and technical aptitude
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Has ability to understand complex issues
  • Comfort with new technologies
  • Eagerly to explore and desire to learn

PROGRAM COSTS

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