School of Electronics Technology
School of Electronics Technology

Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology: Bachelor of Science Degree
Warrensville Heights, OH Campus

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The purpose of this program is to help graduates prepare for career opportunities in a variety of entry-level positions in various fields involving electronics engineering technology, including communication systems. Courses in this program offer an expansive foundation in electronic circuitry and communications engineering technology through the study of subjects such as circuit analysis, circuit design, data and network communications, digital communications in the presence of noise, calculus and additional general education coursework.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program may begin to pursue career opportunities in a variety of entry-level positions, such as electronics engineering technologist, electronics engineering assistant, engineering sales/service representative, computer systems technologist, industrial systems technologist, technical consultant, telecommunications technician, communication systems installer, field service representative, engineering technician or research technician. Among the types of work environments that may use the services of graduates with the skills addressed in this program are: data and telecommunications service providers, TV and satellite services organizations, computer network sales and service organizations, entertainment industries, transportation companies, communications R&D facilities, product development departments, research and development groups, quality engineering departments, field service offices and maintenance departments.

Graduates who have difficulty distinguishing colors may not be able to perform the essential functions of various positions involving electronics and communications engineering technology.

Admission Requirements

Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to Admission Requirements and Procedures for this program.

School Equipment

Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughout the program: standard electronics test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, signal generators and spectrum analyzers, cabling tools and test instruments and circuit and system simulation software. Refer to Student Equipment in the Online Course Information section of this catalog for information relating to the student equipment requirements for the distance education courses that are taught online over the Internet.

Class Size

Classes generally range in size from 15 to 30 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.

Program Outline

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Course Number Course Credit Hours  
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate Degree (Grand total) 180
General Education Courses*
Unspecified General Education courses + 32
EG360 Introductory Calculus+ 4
EG371 Research Methods+ 4
EG372 Written Analysis+ 4
EG452 Economics and Change+ 4
EG462 Contemporary World Culture+ 4
EG468 Ethics+ 4
GE375 Psychology+ 4
Subtotal 60
Core Courses
Unspecified Core courses** 48
ET376 C/C++ Programming 4
ET385 Data and Network Communications 4
ET390 Embedded Systems 4
ET395 Modern Wireless Communications 4
ET415 Process Control 4
ET445 Advanced Circuit Analysis I 4
ET446 Advanced Circuit Analysis II 4
ET455 Digital Communication Systems I 4
ET456 Digital Communication Systems II 4
ET475 Electronic Circuit Design I 4
ET476 Electronic Circuit Design II 4
ET485 Capstone Project 4
TM380 Advanced Topics in Technical Mathematics 4
TM420 Technical Calculus 4
Subtotal 104
Elective Courses
Unspecified Elective courses 16

+In this program, this(these) course(s) may be taught either completely in residence at the school, completely online over the internet as a distance education course or partially in residence and partially online, as determined by the school from time to time in its discretion. Refer to the Online Course Information section of this catalog for additional information relating to the courses that the school decides to teach all or partially online over the Internet. In order to help students become familiar with fundamentals of taking courses online over the Internet, the school may determine that a portion of the first online course that a student takes in this program must be taken online at the school in a supervised setting.

*General Education courses include courses in the humanities, composition, mathematics, the sciences and the social sciences. The Unspecified General Education courses must include at least one course in each of the following categories: the humanities, composition, mathematics and the social sciences. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of this catalog for the general education category pertaining to each general education course.

**Examples of the subject matter included in the Unspecified Core courses are as follows: basic electronics and devices; digital electronics, computer technology; and electronic systems. Courses offered at this school that satisfy the Unspecified Core course requirement are ET115, ET145, ET156, ET215, ET245, ET255, ET275, ET285, ET315, ET345, ET355, ET365 and IT220. The course descriptions for these courses are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog.

This course is eligible for the Presidents Scholarship. Refer to the Institutional Scholarships section of this catalog for further information.

NOTE: The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog. The school may, at any time in its discretion, vary the offering and/or sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.

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