Electrical and Computer Engineering Transfer Option
Associate Degree Program
Electrical and computer engineers design, research, develop, and test electrical and computer systems and components. Their expertise allows them to contribute to a wide range of industries – from helping to ensure the security of networks and computers to creating more sustainable energy resources or designing new and innovative medical equipment. They are the innovators that help create the products that we use and rely on in our daily lives for work, entertainment, safety, health, and happiness.
Delaware Tech’s associate degree program will prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate electrical or computer engineering program that leads to a career as an electrical or computer engineer. Rigorous mathematics, chemistry, physics, computer science, and electrical and computer engineering courses prepare students for their final two years of study at a four-year institution. View the section on Connected Degree programs below to learn more about your options for transfer.
This program is offered at the Dover, Georgetown and Stanton campuses.
What You Can Do
Upon completion of a bachelor’s degree, you will be prepared for positions such as:
- Electrical engineer
- Hardware design engineer
- Broadcast design engineer
- Electronics engineer
- Product engineer
- Network engineer
- Systems engineer
What You Will Earn
The 2013 median salary for electrical engineers in Delaware is $90,400. (onetonline.org)
What You Will Learn
Program Graduate Competencies
The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.
- Integrate modern tools of the engineering discipline into the field of study.
- Apply mathematics, science, engineering, and technology theory to solve electrical and computer engineering and electronics engineering technology problems.
- Conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments using analysis tools and troubleshooting methods.
- Identify, analyze, and solve electrical and computer engineering and electronics engineering technology problems.
- Explain the importance of engaging in self-directed continuing professional development.
- Demonstrate basic management, organizational, and leadership skills that commit to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
Core Curriculum Competencies
The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you, as a graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.
- Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
- Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
- Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate, and use information effectively.
- Use computers or related technology for practical and/or professional applications.
- Apply scientific inquiry and mathematical reasoning to practical problems.
Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree?
This is a Connected Degree program that enables you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior. See a program advisor for details!