Engineering Systems Technology Missions and Outcomes
The degree gives students the opportunity to develop a core understanding of technology systems. The program sets high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, including the lifelong learning skills necessary to stay current with emerging technology trends and techniques in the field.
- Ability to analyze technical problems, produce a solution and document with a technical report.
- Ability to deliver an effective oral presentation.
- Ability to use technology for communications, data collection, analysis, simulation and control.
- Ability to use computer applications for documentation, analysis, lab reports, and presentations.
- Complete a capstone project to demonstrate technical project development, testing, and documentation.
- Maintain a Program Portfolio with regular entries, demonstrating learning and accomplishments.
- Demonstrate the basic skills of technical project management and project team work.
- Demonstrate professional ethics with individual and team projects.
- Understand the basics of electromechanical systems.
- Understand the basics of manufacturing.
- Understand automation systems and quality.
- Understand various energy systems, generation, and distribution.
- Apply computer technology to engineering problems and system simulations.
- Apply the fundamentals of circuit analysis and design.
- Apply the fundamentals of mechanical analysis and design.
- Ability to program microprocessors and program logical controllers.
- Ability to build and troubleshoot basic electromechanical systems.
The Energy Utility Technology certificate offers the opportunity for students to learn the critical thinking, problem solving, technical, and soft skills required by the energy industry. All credits will transfer into the Engineering Systems Technology Degree.
- Solve and analyze various energy industry computational problems.
- Demonstrate industrial safety practices, including the use of personal equipment and group safety procedures.
- Demonstrate overall energy industry knowledge, including regulatory and business issues, as well as energy generation, transmission, and distribution systems.
- Demonstrate industry skills and practices, including field power measurements, specialized equipment use and cable handling, preparation and installation.
- Configure, analyze and test various electrical components and electrical subsystems.
- Configure, analyze and test various digital components and digital subsystems.
- Effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications for reports and presentations.
- Demonstrate positive workplace behaviors and ethics, including effective team work and bias-free and fact-driven decisions.
- Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications, reports, case study analyses, and portfolio entries.
- Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting skills applied to both qualitative and quantitative problems.