A.A.S. Energy Systems Electrical Engineering Technology
- Solve technical problems typical of those encountered in the electrical engineering technology discipline by using critical thinking skills, current technology, and practical use of trade equipment.
- Work and communicate effectively in diverse teams in an industrial setting.
- Understand the importance to pursue lifelong learning and stay current with technical standards and codes.
1. Demonstrate safe work practices.
2. Work and communicate effectively in a diverse team environment.
3. Utilize test equipment to troubleshoot and analyze electrical, electronic, and instrumentation related circuits.
4. Analyze Alternating Current (AC) circuits (including single and three phase) and Direct Current (DC) circuits.
5. Read, interpret, and edit schematics to document electrical, electronic, and process control systems.
6. Design, troubleshoot and document circuits for complex motor controls and associated devices.
7. Apply an in-depth knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), motors, and generators to perform installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance related tasks.
8. Apply a fundamental understanding of pressure, temperature, level and flow to install, calibrate and troubleshoot process instrumentation.
9. Exhibit fundamental knowledge of electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution systems.
10. Test, troubleshoot and repair circuit breakers and switchgear - medium and low voltage.
11. Configure, test and troubleshoot protective relaying and power monitoring systems.
12. Design, build, and troubleshoot control systems consisting of Programmable Logic controllers (PLC) / Programmable Automatic Controllers (PAC) and associated Human Machine Interfaces (HMI).
13. Utilize the fundamentals of networks and digital communications to troubleshoot and maintain distributed plant automation and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
Students must register concurrently for the lab course associated with each theory course.
Program Admissions Requirements
The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.
|Objective 1- ENGL 1101, or ENGL 1102 1||3|
|Objective 3 - Choose MATH 1143, MATH 1147, MATH 1153, MATH 1160, MATH 1170, or MGT 2216||3-5|
|Objective 5 - PHYS 1101 & PHYS 1101L, or CHEM 1100||4|
“P” courses are equivalent to the original course.
|ESET 1100||Engineering Technology Orientation||1|
|ESET 1100L||Introduction to an Industrial Environment Laboratory||1|
|ESET 1101||Electrical Circuits I||4|
|ESET 1101L||Electrical Circuits I Laboratory||4|
|ESET 1102||Electrical Circuits II||5|
|ESET 1102L||Electrical Circuits II Laboratory||5|
|ESET 1140||Applied Technical Intermediate Algebra||5|
|ESET 1181||Introduction to Cyber-Physical Systems||3|
|ESET 2222||Process Control Theory||3|
|ESET 2226||Process Control Devices Laboratory||1|
|ESET 2292||Electrical Engineering Technology I||8|
|ESET 2292L||Electrical Engineering Technology I Laboratory||5|
|ESET 2293||Electrical Engineering Technology II||5|
|ESET 2293L||Electrical Engineering Technology II Laboratory||4|
|TGE 1159||Internship Strategies||1|
|Chose one of the following Objective 1 courses:||3|
|Writing and Rhetoric I|
|Writing and Rhetoric II|
|Chose one of the following Objective 3 courses:||3-5|
|College Algebra and Trigonometry|
|Survey of Calculus|
|Choose one of the following Objective 5 courses:||4|
|Concepts of Chemistry|
|Elements of Physics|
and Elements of Physics Laboratory
|Program Admission Requirements||0|
|Major Requirements (Required General Education credits removed.)||55|