Electrical Engineering Curriculum


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
  • Schneider Packing Equipment
  • Corning
  • New York Power Authority
  • IBM
  • C & S Engineers, Inc.
  • 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


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

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.


The following shows the typical course sequence and program requirements.

Semester I Credits

Semester II Credits

Semester III Credits

Semester IV Credits

* 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
Stephen Frempong, Ph.D.
Department Chair