The Engineering Technology program will prepare you for a variety of high-paying high-tech careers including maintenance technicians in manufacturing, assistant engineers, project supervisors, traffic engineers, water/waste-water technicians, maintenance supervisor/managers, and quality technician/supervisors. Many graduates continue their education by obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
By pursuing an Engineering Technology degree you will learn how to apply practical engineering principles. It will also provide you with clear, progressive steps toward meeting your educational and career goals.
MSSC CPT, Certified Production Technician (Students will be eligible to sit for upon successful completion of EGN.)
1111 Engineering Graphics, EET 1084 Survey of Electronics, ETI 1411 Manufacturing Processes I, ETI 1151 Instrument Techniques and Measurement, ETI 1117 Introduction to Quality Control and ETI 1720C Industrial Safety
Lean Manufacturing Bronze Certification (Students will be eligible to sit for upon successful completion of ETI 1622.)
Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma, ETI 2623 Lean Enterprise for the Expert, ETI 1628 Developing and Coaching Self-Directed Work Teams, ETI 2610 Six Sigma for the Expert
Fanuc Certified Robotic Training (Students will be eligible to sit for upon successful completion of ETS 1540 Industrial Applications using PLC’s and Robotics.)
Graduates of the program will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of industrial processes and material properties.
Generate and interpret computer-aided drawings.
Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of electronics and electricity.
Demonstrate an understanding of industrial safety, health and environmental requirements.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of quality assurance methods and quality control concepts.
Demonstrate proficiency in using tools, instruments and testing devices.
Demonstrate basic troubleshooting skills.
Demonstrate appropriate communication skills.
Demonstrate appropriate math skills.
Demonstrate an understanding of modern business practices and strategies.
This program is an excellent educational opportunity for students interested in starting, or looking for new career growth opportunities in the field of manufacturing. Graduates of the program will be highly employable by local manufacturing companies who are always competing for the most qualified people for their workforces.
Linking the associate degree in Engineering Technology to bachelor's degree programs, the forecasted shortage of graduating engineers, and the tuition reimbursement programs offered by many of the local businesses make this program a great way for students to get their career off on the right track.
~Brian O'Conner, site director at Lockheed Martin's Ocala plant.