Engineering Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Electronic and computer circuits are now being used in everything from complex industrial equipment to simple household appliances. If you enjoy working with this exciting technology, you should consider HGTC’s Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology.  The engineering technician in this field has the skills and knowledge to work in a wide variety of businesses and industries.  Also, graduates have the option to transfer to a senior institution and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology degree.

 

For more information, contact:

 Suliban Deaza (843) 349-5332

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Career Outlook

Graduates of this program have the practical, hands-on experience to assist in the basic design, construction, analysis, modification, inspection, calibration, and repair of electronic circuits and systems. With this wide-ranging array of skills, the graduate is not limited to one specific area of employment, but can choose among such fields as:

  • Electrical power generation and distribution
  • Telecommunications
  • Medical equipment technology
  • Industrial control systems design and development.

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College’s Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Transfer Opportunities

Transfer requirements for senior colleges/universities vary widely; visit www.sctrac.org for specific information. The transfer courses in this display should be regarded only as suggested courses. Each student is responsible for planning a program of study to meet the requirements of the senior college or university to which the student expects to transfer. Therefore, a student planning to transfer the first two years from HGTC to a senior college or university should visit www.hgtc.edu/academics/university_transfer.html or www.sctrac.org or obtain a copy of that institution’s catalog. For specific transfer opportunities, contact the department chair.

 

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
EET 113 Electrical Circuits I - DC 4
EET 145 Digital Circuits 4
EGR 275 Introduction to Engineering/Computer Graphics 3
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
MAT 175 Algebra & Trigonometry I* 3
  TOTAL 17
Second Semester - Spring    
EET 114 Electrical Circuits II - DC 4
EET 210 Digital Integrated Circuits 4
ENG 160 Technical Communications* 3
MAT 176 Algebra & Trigonometry II* 3
PHI 110 Ethics 3
  TOTAL 17
Third Semester - Summer    
EET 131 Active Devices 4
EET 227 Electrical Machines 3
EET 253 Microprocessors 4
  TOTAL 11
Fourth Semester - Fall    
EET 147 I.C. Circuits 2
EET 220 Analog Integrated Circuits 3
EET 231 Industrial Electronics 4
EET 235 Programmable Controllers 3
PHY 201 Physics I 4
  TOTAL 16
Fifth Semester - Spring    
ECO 210 Macroeconomics 3
EET 218 Electrical Power Systems 4
EET 236 PLC Systems Programming 3
EET 243 Data Communications 3
EET 272 Electronics Senior  Seminar 1
EET 273 Senior Project 1
  TOTAL 15
 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

76

*The following university transferable sequences may be substituted: MAT 110, MAT 111 for MAT 175/176 and ENG 101, ENG 102 with SPC 205 for ENG 155/160.