2012-2013 Catalog 
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Electrical Engineering Technology - Convergence 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.

Convergence Engineering Technology Concentration

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S)

The Convergence Technician handles support for voice, data, video in a wired or wireless information and telecommunications environment. The program is broad and comprehensive to provide the competencies in mathematics, science, communication skills, electronic and networking technologies. The student receives extensive hands on experience with equipment currently found on the job.

Typical jobs for graduates of this program are: Enterprise Convergence Technician, working for a large company providing support and maintaining Quality of Service; Home Convergence Technician working for a large or small company providing installation and support for wireless secure networks, cable or DSL broadband data and VoIP, home entertainment systems and Smart Home electronic 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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