The Electrical Engineering Technology Program
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The Electrical Engineering study. Alternatively, many students complete When students miss class due to travel involving instrumentation and measurement Technology Program an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) or business, these methods allow taped or equipment and computer based control and Electrical Engineering is a broad and degree in a community college and finish the digitized copies of class to be available at a communications systems. The primary challenging field and the ODU Electrical last two years of baccalaureate study either later time. In all cases, distance students objective of the Electrical Systems option is Engineering Technology (EET) program on campus or through the maintain close interaction with faculty by a to provide an applied technical foundation offers two option areas that provide an TELETECHNET System. number of means including telephone, email, that will enable graduates to excel in this excellent career foundation: Electrical and Internet bulletin boards / study sessions. dynamic career area. Systems Technology and Computer Using the TELETECHNET System, it Engineering Technology. These programs is possible for distance students to complete provide the broad skill set required for entry- the technical content of the BS in ET in level success and long term progression in three years from AAS completion depending these dynamic career areas. on the semester load taken. The Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for AAS Transfer Credits and Articulation Engineering and Technology (TAC of There are a number of articulation ABET) accredits the Electrical Engineering agreements that integrate the BS in Technology program, leading to the Bachelor Engineering Technology options with a of Science in Engineering Technology. range of AAS degrees. Typically about half For career and family bound students Graduates of TAC of ABET accredited (55-60) of the credits toward a baccalaureate who are not able to come to the main Graduates are qualified for positions in programs are eligible to take the degree can be earned through completion of campus to complete their degree, the ODU electronic and electrical product design and Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) approved AAS degree programs at a TELETECHNET system, a national leader development, electronic and electrical system examination in Virginia and in most states. community college. Consult your local in distance learning, provides an alternative. operation and maintenance, field operations, This exam is the first step to obtaining a community college for details on current Through this system, courses are delivered to and various other technical functions. professional engineer (PE) license. transfer / articulation agreements related to sites at industry locations and community Students choosing the Electrical Systems Students in Electrical Engineering your location and program. Students should colleges in Virginia and across the nation and option will take courses in electrical power Technology work with faculty possessing a also consult closely with the advisors in these directly to students at home or in the work and machinery (including laboratory), linear wealth of industrial experience and this is AAS programs to select the correct transfer place. There are three primary course electronics (including laboratory), and shared in the classroom. A senior capstone courses in areas such as mathematics, delivery methods: transmission networks. Students will also design project allows students to apply the science, and general education. practical knowledge they have gained. • Satellite links allow students to take several core courses in the areas of participate in live classes by television and computer-aided analysis and design, digital Students learn by developing designs and Option in Electrical Systems two-way voice connections. controls and microprocessors to emphasize projects that are often presented to and funded by industry to solve real-world • Streaming video allows students on high Technology the interdisciplinary approach to engineering - speed Internet connections at home or at Careers involving design, analysis and technology. problems. work to participate in live or receive archived support of electrical / electronic systems The remainder of the technical program classes. require a complex combination of consists of senior elective courses in such Degree Completion Options areas as communications, high frequency and • CD-ROM instruction is used to provide Engineering and Technology knowledge and Engineering Technology students can supporting information related to lectures skills. Many of these skills focus on the microwave technology, control systems, pursue their studies on the main campus in delivered by satellite or streaming video. hands- on application of technical expertise microcomputer-based design, local area Norfolk in a traditional four-year program of networks, and control systems. Graduate Degree Options Junior / Senior Courses and Electives Option in Computer Engineering Engineering technology graduates have a Electrical Systems Core Courses EET 300 Advanced Circuit Analysis Technology number of graduate study alternatives. Many EET 305 Advanced Technical Analysis The second option area in the enroll in the ODU Masters in Engineering EET 310 Digital Electronics Electrical Engineering Technology Management program through EET 315W Digital Electronics Lab program meets the needs of students who TELETECHNET to further their education. EET 320 Microprocessors & Microcontrollers Others pursue graduate degrees in an EET 325 Microprocessor Lab are interested in the design and operation engineering or business field. ComET EET 330 Linear Electronics of computer and web based systems. The EET 335 Linear Electronics Lab Computer Engineering Technology graduates may also pursue the MS in EET 340 Transmission Networks (ComET) option provides the skills for Computer Science. EET 360 Electrical Power & Machinery career success in designing, building, and installing computer systems of all Additional Information EET 365W Electrical Power & Machinery Lab EET 480W Senior Project ELECTRICAL descriptions including hardware, software, and networking / web operations. If you are interested in a program where people and technology come together, the Electrical Systems Electives Additional electives in the areas of communications, microwaves, computers and ENGINEERING Students begin with a core that provides a basis in computer-oriented hardware Department of Engineering Technology at Old Dominion University may be the place for you. For further information: networks, industrial controls, and power systems should be selected. TECHNOLOGY including electronics, digital systems, and microprocessors. This hardware core is • Visit the ODU distance learning web site: ComET Core Courses integrated with a series of courses offered by http://www.odu.edu/home/distance.html. EET 300 Advanced Circuit Analysis the Department of Computer Science • Discuss program articulation with your EET 305 Advanced Technical Analysis Focus on Electrical local community college. EET 310 Digital Electronics including programming and problem solving, data structures, and software engineering. As • Visit the Department of Engineering EET 315W Digital Electronics Lab Systems Technology and a result, students completing the ComET Technology web site for additional EET 320 Microprocessors & Microcontrollers EET 325 Microprocessor Lab Computer Engineering information and course schedules. option will also receive a minor in Computer Science. Graduates find employment as • Contact the program director and find out EET 330 Linear Electronics Technology more about the options. EET 335 Linear Electronics Lab network managers, computer system EET 480W Senior Project engineers, and network designers. CS 333Object oriented Programming Department of Engineering Technology CS 361 Advanced Data Structures Old Dominion University CS 312 Internet Concepts 214 Kaufman Hall CS 451 Software Engineering Survey Norfolk, VA 23529-0243 ComET Electives 757-683-3775 Additional electives in the areas of computer www.et.odu.edu science, computer hardware and networks, and industrial automation should be selected. The following list describes the required courses at the Junior and Senior level for the EET options.