The growing importance of technology in fields ranging from environmental to medical, and from product development to manufacturing, requires trained engineering technology professionals to design, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment and systems. The Associate of Science in Engineering Technology program prepares students to pursue opportunities in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, hospitals, laboratories, government, and many other industrial sectors. The associates degree in engineering program provides the student with broad, basic skills in electronics, computer aided design, computer programming and networks, test and measurement, mathematics, and communication. Focus is on the practical and useful application of fundamental engineering tools and techniques, and will prepare students for careers such as: test engineering technician, field engineering technician, production engineering technician, design engineering technician.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Use math, science, engineering, and technology to solve technology problems.
- Apply analog and digital electronics, computer networks, programming and software tools to the building, testing and operation of engineering systems.
- Demonstrate laboratory skills, including the use of appropriate hardware, software, and simulation techniques.
- Communicate through written, verbal, and graphical media.
- Apply ethical standards in professional decision-making.
- Function effectively as a member of a technical team.
To receive an Associate of Science in Engineering Technology, students must complete at least 96 quarter units, 31.5 of which must be taken in residence at National University. All Associate degree students must complete a minimum 34.5 units of the University General Education requirements. In the absence of transfer credit students may need to take additional electives to fulfill overall unit requirements. Students should refer to the section on undergraduate admission procedures for specific information on admission and evaluation. All students receiving an undergraduate degree in Nevada are required by State Law to complete a course in Nevada Constitution.
- ENG 100 Effective College English I
- ENG 101 Effective College English II
- MTH 215 College Algebra & Trigonometry
- PHS 104 Introductory Physics
- PHS 104A Introductory Physics Lab
- PHS 130A Physics Lab for Engineering
- CHE 101 Introductory Chemistry
- CHE 101A Introductory Chemistry Lab
- CHE 120A Intro to Chemistry Lab for Eng
- EGR 219 Intro to Graphics and Auto CAD
- EGR 220 Engineering Mathematics
- EGR 225 Statics & Strength of Material
- EGR 230 Electrical Circuits & Systems
- EGR 240 Electronic Circuits
- EGR 240L Electronic Circuits Lab
- ITM 230 Computer Network Overview
- CSC 242 Intro to Programming Concepts
- CSC 252 Programming in C++
- CSC 262 Programming in JAVA
- CSC 220 Applied Probability & Stats.
- CSC 340 Digital Logic Design
- CSC 340L Digital Logic Design Lab
- EGR 320 Scientific Problem Solving
- EGR 320L Scientific Problem Solving-LAB
- DEN 308 Computer Aided Engineering I