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Electrical 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
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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 2234)

Semester I Credits

ENGL 102 Oral & Written Expression (GER 10) 3
ENGS 101 Introduction to Engineering 2
MATH 123 Pre-Calculus Algebra (GER 1) 4
SOET 116 Intro to CAD and Design 3
PHYS 121 College Physics I (GER 2) 3
PHYS 125 College Physics I Lab 1
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester II Credits

ELEC 101 Electric Circuits I 3
ELEC 109 Electric Circuits I Lab 1
ENGS 102 Programming for Engineers 2
MATH 161 Calculus I 4
MECH 128 Electromechanical Technology 3
PHYS 122 College Physics II 3
PHYS 126 College Physics II Lab 1
TOTAL CREDITS 17

Semester III Credits

ELEC 102 Electric Circuits 2 3
ELEC 129 Electric Circuits 2 Lab 1
ELEC 141 Industrial Controls 2
ELEC 165 Digital Fundamental & Systems 3
ELEC 166 Digital Systems Lab 1
MATH 162 Calculus II 4
Elective (GER 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 17

Semester IV Credits

ELEC 213 Microprocessors* 3
ELEC 215 Electrical Energy Conversion 4
ELEC 225 Telecommunications 3
ELEC 231 Electronic Circuits 4
ELEC 243 Automated Control Systems 2
  TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester V Credits

ELEC 332 Industrial Power Electronics 3
ELEC 343 Advanced Circuit Analysis 3
SOET 377 Engineering Ethics 1
MATH 364 Differential Equations 3
Elective (GER 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

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
  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
Elective (GER 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VIII Credits

ELEC 436 Biomedical Electronics 3
ELEC 477 Capstone Project 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: Must be from approved list of program electives for the Electrical Technology program or permission of program coordinator.

Note: Electrical Technology students must meet seven of ten General Education Requirements, 45 upper level credits, and successfully complete the SUNY Canton Computer Competency requirement.

—This is a new technology program; when it graduates its first class, application will be submitted to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for accreditation of this program as an engineering technology program.

 

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