Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Bachelors Degree (BS)

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology  program are qualified for high-level positions as technologists in diverse industries such as automotive electronics, computer electronics, military electronics, factory automation, broadcasting, electronics manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and power, consumer electronics, robotics, and instrumentation.

The degree requirements can be viewed in the Plan of Study and complete listing of classes can be viewed in the Course Listing.

The program educational objectives for the
Electrical Engineering Technology program are:

Three to five years after graduation, alumni of the Electrical Engineering Technology program at IUPUI will be able to:

  • Meet expectations of employers in technical and professional careers related to the field of Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Achieve recognition and/or advancement consistent with their education
  • Continue growth in professional knowledge through additional education, certification or licensing

EET Student Outcomes:
At the time of graduation, a student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, techniques (including the use of modern tools), and skills in the use of components, circuits, programs and systems encountered in the degree program’s courses
  2. Use current knowledge of mathematics, science and emerging technology tools of their discipline to solve problems and demonstrate solutions.
  3. Identify, analyze and solve technical problems as required in the degree program’s courses.
  4. Apply and design components, circuits, systems and software programs in their specialty area as demonstrated in a senior project.
  5. Conduct, analyze and interpret experiments, and assess experimental results to improve processes.
  6. Function as a member of a 2-4 person team to complete a task in a timely manner.  Demonstrate ability to organize work done by team members.
  7. Write technical reports; present data and results coherently in oral and graphic formats.
  8. Demonstrate skills for life-long learning by locating, evaluating, and applying relevant information using external resources such as the internet, data books, trade publications and library resources.
  9. Demonstrate ethical conduct as described in the university student code of conduct.  Demonstrate knowledge of professional code of ethics. Demonstrate a respect for diversity as described in the university civility statement.
  10. Recognize contemporary professional, societal and global issues in case studies and course projects. Identify appropriate standards and comply with them in course assignments, exams or projects.
  11. Demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement by exhibiting the ability to complete increasingly complex homework and projects throughout the degree experience.

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Graduates of the Computer Engineering Technology program are employed in many different positions with many different responsibilities throughout the industrial community.

Our graduates work in the following areas:

  • industrial controls
  • electronic and microprocessor systems design
  • communications design
  • engineering sales and services
  • test engineering
  • product design and evaluation

Graduates with ECET degrees might carry the title:

  • Advanced Software Engineer
  • Instrument Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Senior Design Engineer

Some local employers include:

  • Cinergy
  • Cummins Inc.
  • Delphi Energy & Engine Management Systems
  • Horner APG
  • Kokusai
  • Lilly
  • Precision Control Systems
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Thomson Multimedia
  • United Medical Manufacturing

Some US employers include:

  • Cooper Power Systems, located in Tennessee and Wisconsin
  • IBM, located in North Carolina
  • Intel, located in Arizona
  • Texas Instruments, located in Texas
  • MERCK, located in Pennsylvania

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