Facebook Pixel Electronics Engineering Technology | Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Electronics Engineering Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology - Associate in Applied Science Degree

Program Requirements:

View PDF

Admission Type:

General College Admission
Visit Admissions




(843) 347-3186

A student and advisor discuss the mechanics of a pipeline

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. For transfer option see an Electronics Engineering Program advisor. 

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 Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Mission/Purpose Statement:

The mission of the electronics engineering technology program is to offer a strong academic and applications-based program necessary to produce well-educated graduates who become innovative and productive members of society. Students will possess both the problem-solving skills and the fundamental soft skills needed in the modern workplace. Additionally, students will be prepared to accept and succeed in an entry level position in the field of electronic and electrical engineering.


  1. Become engaged and competent engineering professionals by applying technical and managerial skills needed for planning, design, construction, operation, or maintenance of our global infrastructure, and using their skills to analyze and design systems, specify project methods and materials, perform cost estimates and analyses, and manage technical activities in support of electronic and electrical engineering projects. 
  2. Cultivate students’ communication skills in oral, written, visual and graphic modes when working as team members or leaders, so they can actively participate in their communities and their profession.
  3. Established an understanding of professionalism, ethics, quality performance, public policy, safety, and sustainability that allows them to be professional leaders and contributors to society when solving engineering problems and producing electronic and electrical engineering solutions.

For more information, contact:

Ed McCarthy, Assistant Chair -  (843) 349-3642

Charles Hucks(843) 349-7118 

Charles Granger, Department Chair - (843) 349-5189


Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
EET 113 Electrical Circuits I - DC 4
EET 145 Digital Circuits 4
EGR 275 Introduction to Engineering/Computer Graphics 3
MAT 175 Algebra Trigonometry I* 3
  TOTAL 14
Second Semester - Spring    
EET 114 Electrical Circuits II - AC 4
EET 210 Digital Integrated Circuits 4
EET 275 Intro to Robotics Manufacturing Technologies 3
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
  TOTAL 14
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
PHI 110 Ethics 3
  TOTAL 16



*The following university transferable sequences may be substituted: MAT 110, MAT 111, MAT 140 for MAT 175 and ENG 101 and SPC 205 for ENG 155; PHY 221 for PHY 201. Please see department chair for specific details.