Engineering & Industrial Technology

General Engineering Technology - Associate of Applied Science

HGTC’s General Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare professional and competent engineering technicians for employment in the local area.  Possessing strong multidisciplinary skills, graduates will demonstrate a broad knowledge of engineering technology and will use appropriate problem-solving techniques, according to professional, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements.

The General Engineering Technology program is scheduled for implementation in the fall of 2013, pending CHE approval. Final program requirements will be posted in the Online Catalog no later than August 1. Students may apply now for admission to HGTC.

For more information, contact:

 Suliban Deaza (843) 349-5332                     

Credit Requirements: 77 semester credit hours | See Program Requirements»

Career Outlook

Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:
  • Architectural offices
  • Engineering firms
  • Construction companies
  • Specialty subcontractors
  • Materials suppliers

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.

For more information about gainful employment, visit: http://www.hgtc.edu/righttoknow.

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
EET 113 Electrical Circuits I - DC 4
EGR 270 Introduction to Engineering 3
EGT 101 Basic Technical Drawing 2
ENG 155 Communications I 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3
Second Semester - Spring    
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 4
EET 114 Electrical Circuits II - AC 4
EGR 190 Statics 3
EGR 275 Introduction to Engineering/Computer Graphics 3
MAT 111 College Trigonometry 3
Third Semester - Summer    
CET 210 Strength of Materials 3
EET 227 Electrical Machinery 3
EGT 252 Advanced AutoCAD 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications 3
Fourth Semester - Fall    
EET 275 Introduction to Robotics Manufacturing 3
CET 218 Hydraulics 3
EET 231 Industrial Electronics 4
PHY 201 Physics I 4
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
Fifth Semester - Spring    
CET 245 Cost Estimating 3
EGR 109 Engineering Project Management 3
MAT 140 Analytical Calculus and Geometry 4
PHI 103 Workplace Ethics 3
  Elective: Choose EET 212 or EGR 286/296 3
  TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

77