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Computer Engineering Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree (A40160)






Program Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives


The Computer Engineering Technology curriculum provides the skills required to install, service, and maintain computers, peripherals, networks, and microprocessor and computer controlled equipment. It includes training in both hardware and software, emphasizing operating systems concepts to provide a unified view of computer systems.

Course work includes mathematics, physics, electronics, digital circuits, and programming,
with emphasis on the operation, use, and interfacing of memory and devices to the CPU.
Additional topics may include communications, networks, operating systems, programming
languages, Internet configuration and design, and industrial applications.


Career Outline

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in electronics technology, computer
service, computer networks, server maintenance, programming and other areas requiring a
knowledge of electronic and computer systems. Graduates may also qualify for certification
in electronics, computers, or networks.

Graduates may elect to continue their education toward a bachelor's degree. Many universities, including UNC Charlotte, accept graduates of the program as juniors in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) Program.


Program Education Objectives

Knowledge and skills you will have upon completion of the program:

  • Knowledge of and hands-on competence in the application of circuit analysis and design, computers, network, analog and digital electronics, and microprocessors to the building, testing, operation and maintenance of electronic systems.
  • Knowledge and hands-on competence in the application of physics to electronic circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.
  • An ability to think critically about technical problems, function individually and on teams, and communicate effectively.
  • An ability to perform as a responsible engineering technology professional.

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Program Outcomes

Knowledge and skills you will carry beyond the program:

  • A strong foundation in electronics, network, and computer fundamentals which will enable you to learn and specific requirements of your job. You will be able to provide increasingly significant contributions to your employer in the design, application, installation, manufacturing, operation and/or maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems. You will have strengths in the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of existing electrical systems.
  • If you choose to continue your education, you will be well prepared for upper division study in electronics engineering technology and able to perform at least on par with classmates who are in a four-year program.
  • You will value life-long learning and realize the importance of updating your knowledge and skills beyond your formal education.

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Contact Us

Chairperson:  Stacey Bradley
Phone: 704.922.6302
Office: CET 209C

You may contact the following faculty and staff for any further questions.

Faculty Member

Office Phone


E-mail Address

George Hendricks, PE


CET 209B

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