Overview

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology – Electronics Systems Major are prepared to pursue careers in diverse engineering-related fields such as computer design and repair, digital systems, microcomputer systems, microelectronics, and telecommunications.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. The curriculum also provides an effective foundation for transfer into a related bachelor’s degree program.

Related Programs

Electrical Engineering Technology - Biomedical Equipment Major (BMT)Electrical Engineering Technology - Power Systems Major (PSET)

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Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Assist engineers with equipment design and fabrication
  • Perform customer service functions such as equipment installation, maintenance, and operation
  • Troubleshoot and test electronic equipment
  • Use measuring and software tools to test/maintain equipment
  • Work in research and development
  • Work with computer networking, hardware, and software
  • Some graduates elect to take certification exams for electronics technicians and computer repair technicians

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Computer Systems Technician
  • Electronics Designer
  • Electronics Laboratory Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Field Service Technician

Graduate Employment Outlook

Employment of electrical and electronics engineering technicians is projected to hold steady through 2022; however, graduates of Cincinnati State's programs are highly sought after due to their background and skills in electronics and computer technologies, leading to opportunities with a variety of employers.

$34,000 to $50,000 annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Transfer History

  • Miami University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Toledo

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • Antenen Research
  • Duke Energy
  • KDI Precision Products, Inc.
  • Nova Engineering
  • Rite Track Equipment Services

$8.50/hr to $12/hr

Co-op Salary Projections

Curriculum

Effective 2020-2021 academic year

Electrical Engineering Technology – Electronics Systems Major (ESET)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EET 131 Circuit Analysis 1 ( B) 3 2 4
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience (B) 1 0 1
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 1 (G) 3 2 4
Semester 2
EET 121 Digital Systems 1 ( T) 2 3 3
EET 132 Circuit Analysis 2 ( T) 3 2 4
CIT 190 Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies ( B) 1 0 1
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 2 (B) 3 2 4
Semester 3
EET 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Electronics Engineering Technology ( T) 1 40 2
NETC 121 Network Communications 1 ( B) 2 2 3
PHY XXX Physics Elective (G) 3 2 4
Semester 4
EET 122 Digital Systems 2 ( T) 2 3 3
ESET 251 Electronics ( T) 3 3 4
IT 101 Programming 1 ( B) 2 3 3
ENG 10X English Elective (G) 3 0 3
Semester 5
ESET 290 Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Capstone Project ( T) 2 4 4
ESET 220 Microprocessor Systems ( T) 3 3 4
EMET XXX Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Elective (T) 2 3 3
EET XXX Electrical Engineering Techology Elective 1 (T) 2 3 3
Semester 6
EET XXX Electrical Engineering Technology Elective 2 (T) 1 40 2
ECO 1XX Economics Elective (G) 3 0 3
Total Credits: 48 117 65

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100 College Success Strategies: Overview 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies: Overview and Application 2
FYE 110 College Success Strategies: Practice and Application 3
Mathematics Elective 8
Take one of the following series:
MAT 125
& MAT 126
Algebra and Trigonometry
and Functions and Calculus
Or
MAT 251
& MAT 252
Calculus 1
and Calculus 2
Physics Elective
PHY 151 Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based 4
PHY 201 Physics 1: Calculus-Based 5
English Composition Elective
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Elective
EMET 245 Laser 1 3
EMET 141 Programmable Logic Controllers 3
EMET 252 Motors, Motor Controls, and Variable Drives 3
EMET 270 Robotics and Servomechanisms 4
Electrical Engineering Technology Electives 5
Any EET (2XX level)
or, any ESET (2XX level)
or, any PSET
or, any EMET not used to fulfill the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Elective
Economics Elective
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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