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  Nov 22, 2017
 
2017 - 2018 General Catalogue

Engineering Technology Major


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The mission of the Engineering Technology degree is to prepare students for employment in supervision, and/or technical areas in industry, business, governmental, or service agencies.  The Engineering Technology degree provides students a background in applied engineering technical courses by combining hands-on laboratory training with mathematics, science, and general education.

The minimum number of hours required for the major in Engineering Technology is 121 semester hours.

    Hours
General Education Basic Curriculum     45
Engineering Technology Major   58
CIS/Technology Electives   12
Free Electives*     6-8
  TOTAL 121-123
     

*UWA 101  is required for beginning freshmen at UWA and for transfer students who transfer fewer than 20 hours.

Basic Curriculum Component


I. Written Composition: 6 hours


II. Humanities and Fine Arts: 12 hours


III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 12 hours


IV. History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 hours


V. Computer Information Systems: 3 hours


VI. Electives: 6-8 hours


A. Six to eight semester hours from the following:


  • UWA 101. Freshman Seminar (2)
  • UWA 101 is required for beginning freshmen at UWA and for transfer students who transfer fewer than 20 hours.

    • Advisor approved electives (6-8)

Engineering Technology


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