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    Jan 27, 2022  
DCC Catalog

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, (DIPL)

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Program Info

Minimum credits: 77
Length: 6 semesters (2 years), including summers.


Career opportunities:

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technician: $61,130
Electrical/Electronic Installer and Repairer: $55,160
Electrical/Electronic Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, & Relay Technicians: $62,450

*Median salaries & job growth nationwide as of 2018. BLS.gov

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Diploma
Plan Code: 940-02 CIP Code: 47.0105

Program Description

The Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology provides a general foundation in electricity, electronics, theorems, networks, and fundamental circuits.

Program Coordination: Typically, Electrical Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma (EEE Tech) students concurrently enroll in the Industrial Electrical Principles & Industrial Electronics Principles certificate programs, graduating with the diploma and two certificates. Graduates of the EEE Tech diploma program may take additional coursework (20 credits) and the coordinated internship to satisfy the requirements of the Electrical Electronics Equipment Servicing (EEE Servicing) diploma program.

Program Outcomes: Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and competencies in key Electrical and Electronics areas of study.
  • Apply troubleshooting skills to diagnose and repair electrical and electronic systems by reading and interpreting schematics, ladder, diagrams, block diagrams and wiring diagrams.
  • Identify, set up, and operate basic electric and electronic test equipment, including digital and analog oscilloscopes, multi-meters, power supplies, ohmmeters, and function generators.
  • Follow safety procedures as related to electricity.
  • Appraise three-phase power including delta and WYE connections associated with transformers.

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