Engineering Technology - Academic Certificate

Curriculum Code: 573

Program Information
This program prepares students for careers in computer-aided drafting. Experts predict that varied technical occupations will be among the hot careers during the next decade. There will be a 30 percent increase in higher-skilled, better-paying occupations in the technical fields, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. With the increased emphasis on technology, 80 percent of these jobs will require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year degree. CCC works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest, or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Apply algebra to analyze simple electrical circuits. •Develop a technical drawing in free hand and computer aided format. •Locate information resources and successfully retrieve data for employment. •Successfully employ test and measurement equipment.


Gainful Employment Information:
http://www.cccnj.edu/ge/Engineering%20Technology/GE%20- %20Engineering%20Technology.html

Employment Opportunities:
CAD drafters, CAD designer, CAD manager

Program Requirements (22-23)
Credits
IT
102
CAD I
3
IT
211
CAD II
3
IT
105
Blueprint Reading & Sketching
2
IT
107
Electrical Maintenance
3
IT
112
Intro to Engineering Tech Laboratory
2
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3-4
Business or Computer Science Elective
3

General Education Requirements (9)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing
3
MA
110
College Algebra
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
EG
101
Introduction to Engineering
1
EG
102
Graphics
3
EG
103
Intro to Engineering Laboratory
1
IT
111
Electronics
3
IT
162
Quality Control
3
IT
212
CAD III
3
IT
218
Programmable Logic Controllers
3
MA
205
Statistics
3
PI
104
Energy, the Environment and Society
3
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
115
Introduction to Business
3
BU
209
Small Business Management
3
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
Computer Science elective
3

Total Credits: (31-32)