Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
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Engineering Technology Support Specialist (CCC 6551)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/EngineeringTechnology


Program Description
The Engineering Technology Support Specialist certificate prepares individuals for entry-level employment as engineering support specialists or engineering technicians in various engineering and manufacturing areas. This certificate program is the core of the Engineering Technology degree program. Credits earned toward this certificate can be applied toward the A.S. in Engineering Technology degree.


Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx.


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
18 credit hours


Location
This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.


For More Information

Dr. Robert VanDerVelde, Associate Dean, vanderr@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5416
Oleg Andric, Associate Professor, andrico@palmbeachstate.edu ,
(561) 207-5414


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 18
ETM1010C Mechanical Measurements and Instruments 3
ETI1701 Environmental Health and Safety 3
ETI2110 Introduction to Quality Assurance 3
EET1084C Electrical Circuits and Electronics  
  -or-  
EET1015C DC Circuit Analysis 3
ETD2320C Introduction to AutoCAD 3
ETI1830 Materials and Processes 1 3
Total Program Credits: 18

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this certificate, you may seek employment in an entry-level position in varying areas of engineering and manufacturing. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional needs for engineering technologists. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, engineering specialist, manufacturing technician, manufacturing specialist, engineering assistant or  technologist.

 


Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into four year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/