Electronics Engineering Technology Concentration, Engineering Technology, BS

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In Short

The electronics engineering technology concentration teaches you to build, test, program, and troubleshoot electrical circuitry.

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Program Overview

The Electronics Engineering Technology concentration prepares you for positions in the field of electronics by developing the theoretical and practical skills required for this discipline. Electronic circuits are the building blocks of the technology revolution. Professionals who can build, test, program, and troubleshoot electrical circuitry are a key resource for today’s tech-dependent businesses.

With an emphasis on experiential learning, the Electronics Engineering Technology concentration features a hands-on approach that offers real experiences with both software and hardware. The skills you need are acquired through a planned sequence of courses involving classroom work with the most modern testing and measuring equipment.

Program Objectives

Our mission is to develop individuals who are innovative in problem solving, understand the inherent value of design, have high ethical standards, are skilled in communication, are cognizant of their responsibility for a sustainable future, and are responsive to change.

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This opportunity gave me a chance to truly grasp the role of engineering. I felt like I was given the resources and opportunity to apply the knowledge from attending Fitchburg State and make a considerable impact on the industrial field. I was exposed to new concepts, old theories and everything in between. I look forward to continuing my career there after graduation.

Marcus Perla ‘22
BS, Electronics Engineering Technology, FM Global: Risk Prevention

Experiential Opportunities

Capstone Projects

You can work on a senior capstone project that encapsulates everything you've learned. These students worked on their project in the 3D Printer Room and made a 3D robotic.
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Internships are a great opportunity to get valuable, real-world experiences before entering a competitive job market.
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Study Abroad

Faculty-led study abroad course opportunities also increase student life-transforming experiences, as do student/faculty cooperative research projects.
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Curriculum and Other Information

Graduates of the program will have the following: 

  • An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  • An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  • An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  • An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes, and
  • An ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams

Graduates are prepared for careers, both regionally and nationally, in this rapidly changing field and can also pursue post-graduate studies in this field or complementary disciplines such as a Master's in Business Administration, etc.