Engineering 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.  Graduates of this program will be able to combine skills and knowledge to address industrial operations and keep industries running efficiently.

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 Admissions(843) 349-5277

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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.

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Transfer Opportunities
Transfer requirements for senior colleges/universities vary widely; visit 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 or 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
EGR 270 Introduction to Engineering 3
EGT 101 Basic Technical Drawing 2
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3
  TOTAL 15
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
  TOTAL 17
Third Semester - Summer    
CET 210 Strength of Materials 3
EET 227 Electrical Machinery 3
EGT 252 Advanced AutoCAD 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications* 3
  TOTAL 12
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
  TOTAL 17
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 16



*Students transferring to a senior institution, should select ENG 101, ENG 102 and SPC 205 in place of ENG 155 and ENG 160.