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Electrical Engineering Technology - Electrical Engineering Technology Concentration, A.A.S.

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Electrical Engineering Technology

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Contact Information: Program Office 615-353-3475, electric.tech@nscc.edu

The Electrical Engineering Technology A.A.S. degree is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering including Automated Control Systems, Convergence, Electrical, and Electronic concentrations.

The Electrical Engineering Technology program is a comprehensive program with various options. This program offers four concentrations: Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, Convergence Engineering Technology and Automated Control Systems (offered only at the Cookeville campus). See information below for specifics for each option.


The A.A.S. degree is designed to prepare a student for employment upon graduation. Some universities, at their discretion, accept some technical courses for transfer. A student who plans to transfer to a university should consult his/her advisor and the receiving university about transfer and articulation policies. Failure to do so could result in loss of transfer credits.

Electrical Engineering Technology Concentration

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Electrical Engineering Technology concentration emphasizes both theory and practical applications in applied electrical engineering technology. Graduates have a diversified understanding of modern methods and insight in comprehending new and future developments. Applied mathematics, science, and liberal arts courses support comprehensive electrical technology studies. Laboratory experiments coordinate with classroom theory to provide practical hands-on learning. Students analyze industrial, commercial, and utility electrical power systems and study electrical and automated control systems with application to processing and manufacturing industries.

Graduates are typically employed as electrical engineering technicians - working with engineering teams; planning, specifying, purchasing, installing, testing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems, equipment, and controls in such important activities as: industrial plant engineering; manufacturing methods and quality assurance; automatic control of complex industrial processes; electrical facilities in building construction; operation and maintenance of electrical and associated equipment; electrical design and specifications and drawing development in professional consulting engineering activities; and electrical power company systems and equipment.

Course Requirements

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


Cooperative work experience can be an important addition to a student’s formal classroom work. Co-op courses may substitute for technical courses with the prior approval of the Program Coordinator. The Career Employment Center will provide the correct course numbers.

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