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Electrical Engineering Curriculum

Accreditation:

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Phone: (410) 347-7700

REQUIRED PARTS & TOOLS

Students In This Major:

  • Utilize their computer in all of the major courses to enhance employability upon graduation.
  • Acquire hands-on experience with programmable controllers, motors, generators, power systems, industrial electronics, and other related areas.
  • Study under experienced faculty members in small class settings.
  • Are recommended to have a laptop computer during their senior year.

Career Opportunities:

More than 90% of graduates go directly into positions like:

  • Project Control Technician
  • Electronic Maintenance Technician
  • Production Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Systems Test Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Field Project Technician
  • Power Technician
  • Communications Technician

Career Outlook:

The demand for Electrical Engineering Technicians is immense. There are simply are not enough qualified technicians entering the market place, and a large number of working technicians are approaching retirement age.

Employers Of SUNY Canton Graduates Includes:

  • Brookfield Power
  • Novelis
  • Schlumberger
  • Siemans
  • National Grid
  • ALCOA
  • Schneider Packing Equipment
  • Corning
  • New York Power Authority
  • IBM
  • C & S Engineers, Inc.
  • NYSEG
  • Verizon

Transfer Opportunities:

  • SUNY Canton: B. Tech in Electrical Technology, Alternative & Renewable Energy Systems, and Industrial Technology: Management
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Alfred

Admission Requirements:

  • Refer to the table of high school course prerequisites for admission.
  • Students must be qualified to enter Pre- Calculus Algebra (MATH 123)
  • Students who do not meet the required high school mathematics prerequisites may still be admitted to the College, but they will have to complete all mathematics requirements before admission to this program.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0699)

(Starting Fall 2014)

Semester I Credits

ELEC 101 Electric Circuits I 3
ELEC 109 Electric Circuits I Laboratory 1
ELEC 161 Electronic Fabrication 2
ENGS 102 Programming for Engineers 2
ENGL 101
ENGL 102
Expository Writing (GER 10) OR
Oral & Written Expression (GER 10)
3
MATH 123 Pre-Calculus Algebra (GER 1) 4
FYEP 101 First Year Experience 1
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester II Credits

ELEC 102 Electric Circuits 2 3
ELEC 129 Electric Circuits 2 Laboratory 1
ELEC 141 Industrial Controls 2
ELEC 165 Digital Fundamentals & Systems 3
ELEC 166 Digital Fundamentals & Systems Lab 1
MATH 161 Calculus I (GER 1) 4
English (Literature) (GER 7) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 17

Semester III Credits

ELEC 213 Microprocessors* 3
ELEC 215 Electrical Energy Conversion 4
ELEC 231 Electronic Circuits 4
PHYS 121
PHYS 131

College Physics I (GER 2) OR
University Physics I (GER 2)

3
PHYS 125
PHYS 135
Physics Lab I (GER 2) OR
University Physics I Lab (GER 2)
1
SOET 116 Intro to CAD & Design 2
TOTAL CREDITS 17

Semester IV Credits

ELEC 203 Engineering Technology Project 1
ELEC 225
ELEC 383

Telecommunications OR
Power Transmission & Distribution

3
ELEC 243 Automated Control Systems 2
ELEC 332 Industrial Power Electronics 3
PHYS 122
PHYS 132

College Physics II OR
University Physics II

3
PHYS 126
PHYS 136
Physics Lab II OR
University Physics II Lab
1
SOET 377 Engineering Ethics 1
TOTAL CREDITS 14

* Fulfills writing intensive requirement

Graduation Requirements: 64 Semester Credit Hours with a GPA of 2.0 minimum

Review a list of Electrical Technology Course Descriptions

Electrical Engineering Technology
Robert Jennings
Curriculum Coordinator
315-386-7213
jennings@canton.edu