ARE YOU READY FOR A JOB INELECTRICAL/ ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY? Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Get into the job market: Train to assist engineers and scientists as a Technical Assistant.
Credits can transfer toward your four-year degree with significant cost savings for you.
Evening classes: This program is specially geared for students with full-time jobs.
- The STLCC Advantage
Through classroom work and practical experience in technology laboratories, you will learn:
- Electrical/electronic theory and its application to analog and digital circuitry
- To prepare and interpret engineering drawings
- To perform testing procedures
- To compile technical data
- System and component troubleshooting
Electives: Build a strong foundation then choose an area of focus for further study:
- Biomedical technology — Maintain, troubleshoot and repair the electronic components of medical equipment.
- Electronics technology — Assist engineers and senior technicians in the research, development, manufacturing, testing, installation or maintenance of a variety of products including the design and production of circuit boards.
- Electrical technology – Train to work on electric power distribution systems, industrial power systems and subsystems as well as in the manufacturing control (robotics) industries. Or assist the developers of wind, solar and traditional energy systems.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering technicians assist engineers in the design and development of
- communications equipment
- robotic manufacturing equipment
- medical devices
- navigational equipment
- power distribution systems
- other electrical/electronic equipment
Graduates of this program often work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test and repair equipment.
State-of-the-art lab: We invite you to come see our facilities, the largest, most extensive set of industrial machinery and electronic test equipment of any school in the state. At STLCC you learn on the equipment used in the industry.
Small class size and a focus on hands-on activity.
Faculty: STLCC is a longtime leader in the field of engineering technology, and you’ll learn from seasoned professionals. All of our instructors worked in the industry and bring that experience to the classroom.
Stackable: If you’ve earned a certificate of specialization in Biomedical Electronics Technology some of your credits can apply towards your Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology AAS degree.
Convenience: More than 90% of our students attend classes part-time while working during the day, so technical courses are offered in the evening.
More than one million students have attended STLCC. It’s the largest institute of higher education in the region and the second largest in Missouri.
To find out if STLCC is right for you, we invite you to visit. You can meet with one of our faculty members, tour the campus, and get answers to any questions you might have. CLICK HERE
- Career Opportunities
- Electrical Technician
- Satellite Relay Technician
- System Communications Technician
- Electronic Technician
- Engineering Tech
- Test Equipment Technician
- Research Firms
- Industrial Firms
- Health Centers
Organizations that have hired STLCC grads:
- The Boeing Company
- Christian Hospital
- Barnes-Jewish Hospital
- SSM Joseph Health Center
- St. Luke’s Hospital
- SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Health Center
- Missouri Baptist Medical Center
STLCC Career and Employment Services (CES): On each campus CES offices provide services and resources to assist students and alumni in finding full-time or part-time, on-campus or off-campus, internship or co-op, permanent, seasonal or temporary employment. CES also assists employers who are looking for qualified applicants. CLICK HERE
- For information on the job outlook, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics and search specific job titles. Also available: information on median pay, entry-level education, number of jobs and more.
- To learn about the top openings in specific cities across Missouri visit the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center.
- For specific real-time information on wages and job prospects in the STLCC region, visit STLCC Career Coach
- Estimated Expenses and Financial Aid
STLCC provides a top quality education at a much more affordable cost than for-profit institutions.
- Students and Faculty
- Program Curriculum and RAP
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology 64-67 Credits
I. Career General Education 21-22 credits ENG:101 College Composition I 3 ENG:102 College Composition II (or) ENG:103 Report Writing (or) COM:101 Oral Communication I 3 XXX:xxx Missouri State Requirement 3 XXX:xxx Social Science Requirement 3 II. Physical Education Activity 2 credits III. Math Requirement 5-7 credits MTH:185 Precalculus (or) MTH:144 Technical Algebra and Trigonometry (or) 5 MTH:160C College Algebra (and) 4 MTH:170 Trigonometry 3 IV. Science Requirement 4-5 credits PHY:111 College Physics I 4 CHM:101 Fundamentals of Chemistry I 5 BIO:111 Introductory Biology I 4 BIO:207 Anatomy and Physiology I 4 V. Area of Concentration 24 credits GE:131 Engineering Technology Orientation 1 GE:101 Technical Computer Applications 3 EGR:104 Electronic Drafting 2 EE:106 IBM Personal Computer Installation and Repair 1 EE:130 Electric Circuits I 4 EE:131 Electric Circuits II 4 EE:132 Electronic Devices 5 EE:233 Digital Logic 4 IV. Electives 17 credits GE:133 Quanitative Methods in Engineering Technologies 2 EE:242 Introduction to Microprocessors 3 EE:236 PLC/Programmable Logic Controller 3 BE:254 Biomedical Applications 4 EE:260 Electronic Project Design and Fabrication 3 EE:240 Electrical Machines 4 GE:240 Product Design and Fabrication 4 EE:241 Transmission and Distribution of Power 3 EE:204 Three-Phase Power 4 EE:235 Electronic Communications 4 ME:210 Robotics Subsystems and Components 3 ME:254 Electricity and Controls 3 BE:153 Workplace Learning: Biomedical Engineering Technology 4 GE:290 Workplace Learning: General Engineering 1-6 Program Total: 64-67 credits Workplace Learning Experience: Students may substitute up to six credit hours of appropriate and relevant workplace learning experience for technical courses, and/or electives, included in the program. In order for the workplace learning credit to be counted for the degree requirement, the learning experience must be pre-approved by the department, and the appropriate faculty member must supervise the work.
Credits that transfer: In this specific AAS program — Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology — many credits transfer to four-year institutions with Electrical or Electronics Engineering Technology programs.
- Students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an engineering technology field often find that STLCC provides a strong foundation at a fraction of the cost of a public university.
- We invite you to meet with an STLCC advisor for information about STLCC’s Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program and how it can fit with your academic and career goals. CLICK HERE
- You might also consider STLCC’s Engineering Science AS (Associate in Science) degree program — the Associate in Science degree is designed to transfer to engineering bachelor’s degree programs.
Course offerings depend on adequate enrollment.
We invite you to meet with an STLCC advisor for one-on-one help in planning your pathway to this rewarding career. CLICK HERE
Biomedical Electronics Technology
- Additional Information
STLCC’s Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology Advisory Committee brings together top industry professionals. Members serve for two year terms, and STLCC’S faculty works hand-in-hand with this elite group to evaluate and update our curriculum, stay up-to-date on the latest innovations, and promote networking.
Responding to the needs of the local market: STLCC’s Emerson Center for Engineering and Manufacturing was created to develop a skilled workforce for the region’s engineering and manufacturing sector. If your business has workforce needs that are not met by our credit course offerings, please contact us to discuss additional options: EmersonCenter@stlcc.edu
The Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology program is based at our Florissant Valley campus. Students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.