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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Engineering Technology - Alternative Energy Systems AS

Engineering Technology - Alternative Energy Systems Concentration  (AS 2550A)

Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

Program Description
The Engineering Technology program is designed for the student who is seeking an A.S. degree and preparing for a career in the engineering technology field or general electronics or alternative energies fields. It is also designed for employees in these fields who seek further education and career advancements. The skill set and knowledge acquired in the program applies to a variety of industries: manufacturing, engineering, aerospace, power, transportation and others.

Course content includes core courses in both electrical and mechanical engineering with special programs in advanced technology, alternative energy systems and electronics.

Program Learning Outcomes
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Admission Requirements

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

Program Length
The program can be finished in two years of full-time enrollment or three years of part time.

The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information
Eva Suarez, Professor,, (561) 207-5727

Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this program, you may seek employment in an entry-level position with a broad base of skills in engineering technology. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida’s projected additional engineering technologist needs. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, electronics, engineering, research and development, testing, drafting, alternative energies, or as engineering assistants, technologist.

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


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