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Electrical Engineering Technology - Program Description

The Bachelor of Electrical Technology (B. Tech) program is designed to prepare graduates to fulfill the rapidly changing technological demands in electrical power, electronics, industrial controls, and telecommunications. The program provides strength in mathematics, social sciences and humanities, and technical content that focus on the application of science and engineering related to product improvement, design, manufacturing, construction, and operational functions.

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Electrical Technology (B. Tech) program at SUNY Canton provides opportunities for students to acquire knowledge and practical skills necessary to begin a career in engineering technology as technologist or engineer.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

The objective of the Bachelor of Electrical Technology (B. Tech) program is designed to prepare graduates to fulfill the rapidly changing technological demands in electrical power, electronics, industrial controls, and telecommunications. The program provides strength in mathematics, social sciences and humanities, and technical content that focus on the application of science and engineering related to product improvement, design, manufacturing, construction, and operational functions.

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Accreditation:

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
415 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 347-7700

Admission Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a high school diploma or high school equivalent.
  • Students must be prepared to take Pre-Calculus Algebra (MATH 123). If a student does not meet the criteria, he/she will be required to take prerequisites in math. All students with high school diploma or high school equivalent will be required to take a placement examination to determine his/her standing.
  • Students who graduate with a two year college degree in a program related area will be evaluated and awarded maximum credit to enable him/her to complete the (B. Tech) degree in two years. Transfer students from community colleges, universities or other institutions of higher learning with some coursework completed will be evaluated on case-by-case basis. Minimum grades of "C" for transfer provided the content is comparable to that offered at SUNY Canton.
  • Refer to the table of high school course prerequisites for admission.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0216)

Semester I Credits

ELEC 101 Electric Circuits I 3
ELEC 109 Electric Circuits I Lab 1
ENGL 101
Composition and the Spoken Word (GER 10) 3
ENGS 101 Introduction to Engineering 2
MATH 123 Pre-Calculus (GER 1) 4
SOET 116 Intro to CAD and Design 2
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester II Credits

ELEC 102 Electric Circuits II 3
ELEC 129 Electric Circuits II Lab 1
ELEC 165 Digital Fundamentals & Systems 3
ELEC 166 Digital Fundamentals & Systems Lab 1
ENGS 102 Programming for Engineers 2
MATH 161 Calculus I 4
TOTAL CREDITS 14

Semester III Credits

ELEC 141 Industrial Controls 2
ELEC 213 Microprocessors* 3
ELEC 231 Electronic Circuits 4
PHYS 121
PHYS 131
College Physics I OR
University Physics I (GER 2)
3
PHYS 125
PHYS 135
College Physics I Lab OR
University Physics I Lab
1
Elective (GER 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester IV Credits

ELEC 215 Electrical Energy Conversion 4
ELEC 225 Telecommunications 3
ELEC 243 Automated Control Systems 2
MATH 162 Calculus II 4
PHYS 122
PHYS 132
College Physics II OR
University Physics II
3
PHYS 126
PHYS 136
College Physics II Lab OR
University Physics II Lab
1
  TOTAL CREDITS 17

Semester V Credits

ELEC 332 Industrial Power Electronics 3
ELEC 343 Advanced Circuit Analysis 3
MATH 141 Statistics I 3
MATH 364 Differential Equations 4
SOET 377 Engineering Ethics 1
TOTAL CREDITS 14

Semester VI Credits

ELEC 380 LAN/WAN Technology 3
ELEC 383 Power Transmission and Distribution 3
ELEC 385 Electronic Communications I 3
SOET 348 Engineering Safety 1
  Program Elective 3
  GER Elective (GER 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester VII Credits

ELEC 386 Electronic Communications II 3
ELEC 416 Microelectronics Circuit Design 3
SOET 361 Project Management 3
  Program Elective 3
GER Elective (GER 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VIII Credits

ELEC 477 Capstone Project 3
ELEC 436
ELEC 488
Bio Electronics OR
Electrical Power
3
SOET 370 Engineering Economics 3
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

* Fulfills writing intensive requirement.

UL = Upper Level Courses (300/400)
GER = General Education Requirement

Program Electives:

  1. Fiber Optic Communications (ELEC 375) or PHYS301
  2. Math Minor Courses (MATH 341, MATH 361, MATH 351, MATH 371, MATH 263, MATH 391)
  3. Management Telecommunications (SOET 373)
  4. Wind Turbines (AREA 303)
  5. Satellite Communications (ELEC 405)
  6. Design of Experiments (MECH 351)
  7. Thermodynamics (MECH 342)
  8. Geothermal Energy (AREA 340)
  9. Or Electives approved by the program director

Note: Electrical Technology students must meet seven of ten General Education Requirements, 45 upper level credits.

 

Electrical Engineering Technology
Stephen Frempong, Ph.D.
Department Chair
315-386-7211
frempongs@canton.edu