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2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering Technology, BS


About the Program

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

The electrical engineering principles you will learn can be applied in a wide range of careers, including biomedical, green energy, transportation, communications, entertainment and manufacturing. Our graduates have played a part in scientific advancements in a variety of industries. They have impacted lives and improved everyday uses of technology and learn to work with microcontrollers, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), Digital Signal Processors (DSP), embedded Systems-On-a-Chip (SOC), embedded workstations, and distributed computing platforms and more.

Students in this program can apply to participate in a five-year combined bachelor’s/master’s degree program in electrical engineering technology.

The electrical engineering technology degree is program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

This program is also offered at the Purdue College of Technology statewide locations in Kokomo, New Albany, and South Bend.

Electrical Engineering Technology Website

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Electrical Engineering Technology  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

TECET-BS
EETC
120-cr for graduation
“D-” or better required in all major courses

Departmental/Program Major Courses (120 credits)


ECET Selectives (18 credits)


Select six of the following courses by category

  • ECET Selectives - Credit Hours: 12.00

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (68 credits)


English Composition Selective (3 credits)


(satisfies Written Communication for core)

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

Program Requirements


Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

15 Credits


16 Credits


14 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


15 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


15 Credits


Note


*Fulfills University Core Curriculum requirement. AASAdvanced Analysis Selective: may be taken in either the Fall or Spring semester, depending on course selected.

** University Core Curriculum Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science may be selected to satisfy either the Business Selective or a General Education Selective requirement.

  1. 120 semester credits and a 2.0 Graduation GPA are required for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  2. Students must earn a “D-” or better in all courses.
  3. Courses at Purdue University may only be attempted a maximum of three (3) times, including W, WF, I, IF and all graded attempts.
  4. ECET 43000 , ECET 46000  and 12 hours of ECET Selectives must be taken at the Purdue University location conferring the degree.
  5. 32 credit hours of 300-level or higher courses must be completed at Purdue University.

Degree Requirements


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

myPurdue Plan is knowledge source for specific requirements and completion

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.