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Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Why Choose Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology?

Electronics, automation, and computers are the lifeblood of today's high tech societies. The Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology (BS EET) program graduates professionals that develop, design, apply, manage and direct the future of these technologies.

Graduates are prepared for careers in Industrial Automation and Controls, Digital and Embedded Systems Design, Instrumentation, Programming, or Control Networks. Our graduates often obtain positions with titles such as Control System Integrator, Product Designer, Embedded Systems Developer, Control and Network Specialist, Technical Sales Specialist, Electrical/Electronics Product Specialist, etc.

The BS in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET   (ETAC-ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012; Phone 410-374-7700.

Career Opportunities

The BS EET program is known for quality and responsiveness to industry. In addition to a solid foundation in electronic concepts, students learn the most current and relevant topics for today's advanced technologies. Real world theory and applications are emphasized throughout the program and theory is balanced with extensive hands-on experience. Program courses include topics in digital/microprocessors, control automation, industrial networking and motion control. Recognizing the diverse career paths our graduates may enter, course selection can be customized by each student. Opportunities are also provided to gain valuable experience through summer internships, senior design projects and professional organizations.

Students who have successfully completed an Associates degree in Industrial Electronics Technology from Ferris or an equivalent from another institution can usually complete the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology in just two years.

The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology boasts a history of excellent placement, high starting salaries, and graduates enjoying very successful careers. The program has strong support from several corporations influential in these fields and is accredited through ETAC-ABET.

Admission Requirements

Students entering the program must have completed an associate degree (or equivalent) in a related program and have transferable courses in mathematics through pre-calculus with a minimum 2.0 GPA in the associate degree work.

If you do not meet these requirements when you apply, you may be accepted as a "non-major." Upon completion of all prerequisites, admission to the program will be approved. Admission counselors should be consulted for an evaluation of transferability.

General Education Requirements

All general University General Education requirements can be found here: http://www.ferris.edu/htmls/academics/gened/courses/GenEd-bachelor.pdf

Please consult this link for a complete listing of General Education Electives: https://wwws.ferris.edu/academics/gened/courses/

Graduation Requirements

The Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree. Graduation requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in core classes, in the major and overall. Students must complete all general education requirements as outlined in the General Education section of the University Catalog.

More Information

EET & CNS Department
Ferris State University
915 Campus Drive/SWN 405
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2291
Phone: 231-591-2388
Email:

The College of Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology, BS program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC-ABET)
http://www.abet.org/
Next accreditation review is 2015-2016

Required Courses
Credit Hours

General Education

Fundamentals-Public Speaking
3
Advanced Technical Writing
3
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 1
4
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 2
4
Introductory Physics 2
4
2 Cultural Enrichment Courses
6
2 Social Awareness Courses
6

Major

High Level Programming
3
Network Analysis
3
PC Data Acquisition-Control
3
Internship
4
Project Management
2
Senior Project
2
Concentration Courses (choose 14 credits)
Network Theory and Test
4
Real Time Operating Systems
4
Advanced Digital Systems
4
Advanced Digital Design
4
Electric Power and Machine
4
Industrial Automation Controls
4
Advanced Electronics
3
Advanced Communications
3
Ind Process Communications
4
Industrial Motion Control
4
Technical Science Electives (minimum 3 credits)
Fluid Mechanics
4
or
Thermodynamics
3
or
Fluid Power With Controls
2
or
Statics-Strength of Materials
4
or
Quality Science Statistics
3
or
Statistical Proc Engineering
3
or
Statistical Quality Control
3
or
Applied Fluids - Thermodynam
3
Directed Elective (minimum 2 credits or an approved alternative)
Engineering Economics
2
Minimum credit hours required for B.S. degree (after completion of an A.A.S. degree):
66