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General Engineering Technology

General Engineering Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

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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.

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

For more information, contact:

Charles Granger - Department Chair
(843) 349-5189

David Lewis
(843) 349-7109

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
EET 113 Electrical Circuits I 4
EGR 270 Introduction to Engineering 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
HIS 101 Western Civilization to 1689 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3
  TOTAL 16
Second Semester - Spring    
EET 114 Electrical Circuits II - AC 4
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MAT 111 College Trigonometry 3
PHI 110 Ethics 3
  TOTAL 13
Third Semester - Summer    
EET 131 Active Devices 4
EET 253 Microprocessors 3
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3
  TOTAL 10
Fourth Semester - Fall    
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 4
EET 231 Industrial Electronics 4
EGR 275 Introduction to Engineering/Computer Graphics 3
MAT 140 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I 4
  TOTAL 15
Fifth Semester - Spring    
EGR 260 Engineering Statics 3
EGR 190 Statics  
EET 275 Intro to Robotics Manufacturing Technologies 3
MAT 141 Analytical Geometry & Calculus II 4
PHY 201 Physics I 4
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
  TOTAL 17



 This degree is part of a 2+2 agreement with CCU for a B.S. in Engineering Science.