Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

  • Computer Systems Concentration
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems Concentration
  • Lasers and Photonics Concentration

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology 

Division of Engineering, Computer Programming, and Technology
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Bachelor’s degree offers graduates of an A.S. degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, an A.A. Articulated Pre-Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, an A.A. Pre-Major in Engineering, or an articulated specialization in Audio Engineering Technology within the Sound and Music A.S. degree the opportunity to expand their knowledge in advanced modalities and administration. The Electrical and Computer Engineering professions are challenging and growing professions with career opportunities in areas such as electrical engineering or computer engineering. With professional experience and additional education at the baccalaureate level, opportunities for management and education career options are enhanced.

Potential Careers

  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineer
  • Data and Communication Engineer
  • Laser Engineer
  • Laser Electronics Engineer
  • Photonics Engineer
  • Optical Engineer
  • Electro-Optical Engineer

Salary & Earnings Information

For salary and wage information, visit: www.salary.com or www.smart-college-choices.com

Contacts

For more information about the program or admission requirements, please contact Nancy Girgis, Program Advisor, at 407-582-5623 or ngirgis@valenciacollege.edu. 

For the most up-to-date information, visit our website at: valenciacollege.edu/bachelordegrees

Accreditation

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and it is in the process to seek Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) accreditation.

Application Fee

The application fee for the Bachelor's application is $35.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completion of an A.S. degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of 60 semester hours of course work, including 18 semester hours of transferable General Education courses.
  • Completion of an A.A. degree from a regionally accredited institution with the following course work:
    MAC X253 or MAC X311
    MAC X254 or MAC X312
    PHY X053 or PHY X048C
  • Completion of an A.A. or A.S. degree articulated to B.S.E.C.E.T. degree. 

Note: Other Associates or higher degrees must be formally evaluated by the B.S.E.C.E.T. Department for admission.

Admissions to Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

For the B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology program, students must have an A.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology, an A.A. Articulated Pre-Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, an A.A. with Pre-Engineering coursework, or the articulated specialization in Audio Engineering Technology within the Sound and Music A.S. degree. Pre-Engineering coursework should include completion of mathematics through Calculus II and science through Physics with Calculus I.

A minimum overall college grade point average of 2.0 is required for this program.

Students with an A.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology, or an articulated specialization in Audio Engineering Technology within the Sound and Music A.S. degree must have completed a specific set of credit hours, including:

  • 42 credit hours in discipline-specific courses
  • 18 credit hours in general education.

In their junior and senior years, they will be required to complete:

  • An additional 18 credit hours of general education.
  • 52 credit hours or upper-division technical courses

Students with an A.A. Articulated Pre-Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering or an A.A. with Pre-Engineering coursework must have completed a specific set of credit hours including:

  • 24 credit hours in associate level coursework
  • 36 hours of general education, including the common prerequisites for engineering. (Coursework should include completion of mathematics through Calculus II and science through Physics with Calculus I.)

In their junior and senior years, they will be required to complete:

  • An additional 18 credit hours of lower-division technical courses
  • 52 credit hours of upper-division technical courses

The grand total for the degree is 130 credit hours.

Note: Students who have earned an Associate degree in another field must meet with the department chair for formal evaluation of their eligibility to earn the B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology.

Additional Documentation for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Program

Prior to being admitted to the program students must provide official copies of their transcripts showing the degree completion and all coursework associated with the degree.

Degree Requirements

  • Students should check with their B.S.E.C.E.T. advisor frequently to ensure that they are making proper progress toward the degree.
  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required in all 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Electrical and Computer Technology - Computer Systems Concentration (B.S.E.C.E.T)

Division of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology

Program Outcomes

  • Apply applications of physics or chemistry to electrical and computer systems in a rigorous mathematical environment
  • Apply ability to analyze, design, and implement hardware and software computer systems
  • Apply ability to apply project management techniques to electrical and computer systems
  • Apply ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of computer systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the operation and maintenance of computer systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the building and testing of computer systems
  • Engage effectively in interpersonal, oral, visual, and written communication
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of group dynamics, team-building, time-management skills and ethical expectation of the profession.

Valencia General Education Requirements

Communication3
Freshman Comp II +*~
Social Science and/or Humanities [See Gen. Ed. Institutional Hours (GR)] +*~6
Mathematics3
CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II +*~
Science6
Gen Physics with Calculus I +*~
Total Credit Hours18

Engineering Technology Core Requirements

COP 3275CC/C++ Prog for Engineers +*3
EGN 3443Statis Theory for Engin Tech +*3
CET 3464CSoftware Apps in Eng Tech +*3
EGN 3428ENGINEERING MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS +*3
EET 3086CCIRCUIT ANALYSIS +*3
ETP 4241POWER SYSTEMS AND ENERGY CONVERSION +*3
ETI 3116Qual Assurnce and Test Methods +*3
ETS 3663ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION3
Total Credit Hours24

Advanced Technical Requirements

CET 3136CLOGIC DEVICES PROGRAMMING +*4
CET 4126CMICROPROCESSOR PROGRAMMING +*4
CET 4367CMICROCONTROLLER DEVICES +*4
CET 4333COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE +*3
CET 4382DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING +*3
CET 4663COMPUTER AND NETWORK SECURITY +*3
Total Credit Hours21

Departmental Exit Requirement

EET 4910SENIOR DESIGN PROPOSAL1
EET 4950SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT +*3
Total Credit Hours4

Foreign Language Requirements (if not previously met)

Total Hours0-8

Advanced Technical Electives- 3 Hours

EET 3048Electromagnetic Fields3
EET 3716Linear Systems and Signals3
EET 4328WIRELESS COMMUNICATION3
EET 4359CDIGITAL COMMUNICATION3
ETS 4361NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS3
ETS 4260BIOPHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES3
ETP 4440PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES3
Advanced Technical Requirement course from another concentration
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

~

 This is a general education course.

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Program Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum adjusted grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all 3000 and above course work taken at Valencia.
  • Fulfill the requirements for the chosen concentration.
  • Complete, at Valencia at least 25% of the total 130 hour degree program (33 credits), based upon the Florida College Systems' requirement of a 2+2 admission into the baccalaureate program.
  • Two years of one foreign language in high school, or one year foreign language in college (or equivalent proficiency exam) prior to graduation.
  • Complete the General Education requirements including the required Gordon Rule.
  • Total Semester Hours Required - 130.

Transfer Notes:

  • Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
  • Satisfy Valencia’s General Education requirements and Gordon Rule requirements unless you hold an Associate in Arts or Bachelor’s degree or have completed the entire general education program at a regionally accredited institution.
  • Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution with an A.A. degree with the GEP requirements of that institution met have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements.
  • Students entering a Valencia undergraduate program and having a previously earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements. (See also the section on the GEP found elsewhere in the catalog.)
  • Substitutions for 3000 and 4000 level courses are on a course-by-course basis and MUST be approved by the department chair.
  • Course transferred must be formally evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information to the B.S.E.C.E.T Department for this evaluation.


Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology – Electrical/Electronic Systems Concentration (B.S.E.C.E.T)

Division of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology

Program Outcomes

  • Apply applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment
  • Apply ability to analyze, design, and implement control systems, instrumentation systems, communications systems, or power systems
  • Apply ability to apply project management techniques to electrical/electronic(s) systems
  • Apply ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of electrical/electronic(s) systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the operation and maintenance of electrical systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the building and testing of electrical systems
  • Engage effectively in interpersonal, oral, visual, and written communication
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of group dynamics, team building, time-management skills and ethical expectation of the profession.

Valencia General Education Requirements

Communication3
Freshman Comp II +*~
Social Sciences See Gen. Ed. Institutional Requirement (GR) +*~3
Mathematics3
CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II (required) +*~
Science6
Gen Physics with Calculus I +*~
General Education Elective [MAC 1114 or MAC 1140 may fulfil the requirement] +*~3
Total Credit Hours18

Engineering Technology Core Requirements

COP 3275CC/C++ Prog for Engineers +*3
EGN 3443Statis Theory for Engin Tech +*3
CET 3464CSoftware Apps in Eng Tech +*3
EGN 3428ENGINEERING MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS +*3
EET 3086CCIRCUIT ANALYSIS +*3
ETP 4241POWER SYSTEMS AND ENERGY CONVERSION +*3
ETI 3116Qual Assurnce and Test Methods +*3
ETS 3663ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION3
Total Credit Hours24

Advanced Technical Requirements

EET 3329CCOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS +*3
EET 3732Linear Control Systems +*3
EET 4158CLINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS +*3
ETP 4240CPOWER ELECTRONICS +*4
CET 4190CDIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING4
CET 4367CMICROCONTROLLER DEVICES +*4
Total Credit Hours21

Departmental Exit Requirement

EET 4910SENIOR DESIGN PROPOSAL1
EET 4950SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT +*3
Total Credit Hours4

Foreign Language Requirements (if not previously met)

Total Hours0-8

Advanced Technical Electives- 3 Hours

EET 3048Electromagnetic Fields3
EET 3716Linear Systems and Signals3
EET 4328WIRELESS COMMUNICATION3
ETS 4361NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS3
ETS 4260BIOPHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES3
EET 4336Antenna and Radar Sys Design3
EET 4388Laser Satellite and Space Comm3
ETP 4440PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES3
Advanced Technical Requirement course from another concentration
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

~

 This is a general education course.

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Program Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum adjusted grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all 3000 and above course work taken at Valencia.
  • Fulfill the requirements for the chosen concentration.
  • Complete, at Valencia, at least 25% of the 130 hour degree program (33 credits), based upon the Florida College Systems's requirement of a 2+2 admission into the baccaulaureate program.
  • Two years of one foreign language in high school, or one year foreign language in college (or equivalent proficiency exam) prior to graduation.
  • Complete the General Education requirements including the required Gordon Rule.
  • Total Semester Hours required - 130.

Transfer Notes:

  • Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
  • Satisfy Valencia’s General Education requirements and Gordon Rule requirements unless you hold an Associate in Arts or Bachelor’s degree or have completed the entire general education program at a regionally accredited institution.
  • Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution with an A.A. degree with the GEP requirements of that institution met have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements.
  • Students entering a Valencia undergraduate program and having a previously earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements. (See also the section on the GEP found elsewhere in the catalog.)
  • Substitutions for 3000 and 4000 level courses are on a course-by-course basis and MUST be approved by the department chair.
  • Course transferred must be formally evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information to the B.S.E.C.E.T Department for this evaluation.


Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology – Lasers & Photonics Concentration (B.S.E.C.E.T)

Division of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology

 Program Outcomes

  • Apply applications of physics or chemistry to laser and photonic circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment.
  • Apply the ability to analyze, design, and implement optical communications systems, optical detectors and systems, or advanced electro-optical devices and systems.
  • Apply the ability to apply project management techniques to laser and photonic systems.
  • Apply the ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of laser and photonic networks.
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, and computer programming, to the operation and maintenance of laser and optical systems.
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, and computer programming, to the building and testing of laser and optical systems.
  • Engage effectively in interpersonal, oral, visual, and written communication.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of group dynamics, team-building, time-management skills and ethical expectation of the profession.

Valencia General Education Requirements

Communication3
Freshman Comp II +*~
Social Sciences: See Gen. Ed. Institutional Requirement (GR)3
Mathematics3
CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II (required) +*~
Science6
Gen Physics with Calculus I +*~
General Education Elective [MAC 1114 or MAC 1140 may fulfil the requirement] +*~3
Total Credit Hours18

Engineering Technology Core Requirements

COP 3275CC/C++ Prog for Engineers +*3
EGN 3443Statis Theory for Engin Tech +*3
CET 3464CSoftware Apps in Eng Tech +*3
EET 3086CCIRCUIT ANALYSIS +*3
EGN 3428ENGINEERING MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS3
ETP 4241POWER SYSTEMS AND ENERGY CONVERSION +*3
ETI 3116Qual Assurnce and Test Methods +*3
ETS 3663ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION3
Total Credit Hours24

Advanced Technical Requirements

ETS 4216CGEOMETRICAL AND WAVE OPTICS +*3
ETS 4256COPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS +*3
ETS 4217COPTICAL ENGINEERING AND LENS DESIGN +*4
ETS 4228COPTICAL DETECTORS AND SYSTEMS +*3
ETS 4280CADVANCED ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICES +*4
ETS 4236CLASER ENGINEERING DESIGN +*4
Total Credit Hours21

Departmental Exit Requirement

EET 4910SENIOR DESIGN PROPOSAL1
EET 4950SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT +*3
Total Credit Hours4

Foreign Language Requirements (if not previously met)

Total Hours0-8

Advanced Technical Electives- 3 Hours

EET 3048Electromagnetic Fields +*3
EET 3716Linear Systems and Signals +*3
EET 4328WIRELESS COMMUNICATION +*3
EET 4359CDIGITAL COMMUNICATION +*3
ETS 4361NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS +*3
ETS 4260BIOPHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES +*3
EET 4336Antenna and Radar Sys Design +*3
EET 4388Laser Satellite and Space Comm +*3
ETP 4440PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES +*3
Advanced Technical Requirement course from another concentration3
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

~

 This is a general education course.

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Program Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum adjusted grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all 3000 and above course work taken at Valencia.
  • Fulfill the requirements for the chosen concentration.
  • Complete, at Valencia, at least 25% of the 130 hour degree program (33 credits), based upon the Florida College Systems's requirement of a 2+2 admission into the baccaulaureate program.
  • Two years of one foreign language in high school, or one year foreign language in college (or equivalent proficiency exam) prior to graduation.
  • Complete the General Education requirements including the required Gordon Rule.
  • Total Semester Hours required - 130.

Transfer Notes:

  • Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
  • Satisfy Valencia’s General Education requirements and Gordon Rule requirements unless you hold an Associate in Arts or Bachelor’s degree or have completed the entire general education program at a regionally accredited institution.
  • Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution with an A.A. degree with the GEP requirements of that institution met have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements.
  • Students entering a Valencia undergraduate program and having a previously earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements. (See also the section on the GEP found elsewhere in the catalog.)
  • Substitutions for 3000 and 4000 level courses are on a course-by-course basis and MUST be approved by the department chair.
  • Course transferred must be formally evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information to the B.S.E.C.E.T Department for this evaluation.

Electrical and Computer Technology - Computer Systems Concentration (B.S.E.C.E.T)

Division of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology

Program Outcomes

  • Apply applications of physics or chemistry to electrical and computer systems in a rigorous mathematical environment
  • Apply ability to analyze, design, and implement hardware and software computer systems
  • Apply ability to apply project management techniques to electrical and computer systems
  • Apply ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of computer systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the operation and maintenance of computer systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the building and testing of computer systems
  • Engage effectively in interpersonal, oral, visual, and written communication
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of group dynamics, team-building, time-management skills and ethical expectation of the profession.

Technical Requirements

EET 1025CFUNDAMENTALS OF AC CIRCUITS *3
ETS 1210CINTRODUCTION TO PHOTONICS *3
EET 1141CSemicond Devices and Circuits *3
CET 2113CDIGITAL SYSTEMS II *3
CET 2123CFund of Microprocessors *3
EET 2325CRF Communication *3
Total Credit Hours18

Engineering Technology Core Requirements

COP 3275CC/C++ Prog for Engineers3
EGN 3443Statis Theory for Engin Tech +*3
CET 3464CSoftware Apps in Eng Tech +*3
EGN 3428ENGINEERING MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS +*3
EET 3086CCIRCUIT ANALYSIS +*3
ETP 4241POWER SYSTEMS AND ENERGY CONVERSION +*3
ETI 3116Qual Assurnce and Test Methods +*3
ETS 3663ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION3
Total Credit Hours24

Advanced Technical Requirements

CET 3136CLOGIC DEVICES PROGRAMMING +*4
CET 4126CMICROPROCESSOR PROGRAMMING +*4
CET 4367CMICROCONTROLLER DEVICES +*4
CET 4333COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE +*3
CET 4382DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING +*3
CET 4663COMPUTER AND NETWORK SECURITY +*3
Total Credit Hours21

Departmental Exit Requirement

EET 4910SENIOR DESIGN PROPOSAL1
EET 4950SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT +*3
Total Credit Hours4

Foreign Language Requirements (if not previously met)

Total Hours0-8

Advanced Technical Electives- 3 Hours

EET 3048Electromagnetic Fields +*3
EET 3716Linear Systems and Signals +*3
EET 4328WIRELESS COMMUNICATION +*3
EET 4359CDIGITAL COMMUNICATION +*3
ETS 4361NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS +*3
ETS 4260BIOPHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES +*3
EET 4336Antenna and Radar Sys Design +*3
EET 4388Laser Satellite and Space Comm +*3
ETP 4440PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES +*3
Advanced Technical Requirement course from another concentration3
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Program Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum adjusted grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all 3000 and above course work taken at Valencia.
  • Fulfill the requirements for the chosen concentration.
  • Complete, at Valencia at least 25% of the 130 hour degree program (33 credits), based upon the Florida College Systems's requirement of a 2+2 admission into the baccaulaureate program.
  • Two years of one foreign language in high school, or one year foreign language in college (or equivalent proficiency exam) prior to graduation.
  • Complete the General Education requirements including the required Gordon Rule.
  • Total Semester Hours Required - 130.

Transfer Notes:

  • Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
  • Satisfy Valencia's General Education requirements and Gordon Rule requirements unless you hold an Associate in Arts or Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution with an A.A. degree with the GEP requirements of that institution met have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements.
  • Students entering a Valencia undergraduate program and having a previously earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements. (See also the section on the GEP found elsewhere in the catalog.)
  • Substitutions for 3000 and 4000 level courses are on a course-by-course basis and MUST be approved by the department chair.
  • Course transferred must be formally evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information to the B.S.E.C.E.T Department for this evaluation.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology – Electrical/Electronic Systems Concentration (B.S.E.C.E.T)

Division of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology

Program Outcomes

  • Apply applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment
  • Apply ability to analyze, design, and implement control systems, instrumentation systems, communications systems, or power systems
  • Apply ability to apply project management techniques to electrical/electronic(s) systems
  • Apply ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of electrical/electronic(s) systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the operation and maintenance of electrical systems
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, to the building and testing of electrical systems
  • Engage effectively in interpersonal, oral, visual, and written communication
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of group dynamics, team building, time-management skills and ethical expectation of the profession.

Technical Requirements

EET 1025CFUNDAMENTALS OF AC CIRCUITS *3
ETS 1210CINTRODUCTION TO PHOTONICS *3
EET 1141CSemicond Devices and Circuits *3
CET 2113CDIGITAL SYSTEMS II *3
CET 2123CFund of Microprocessors *3
EET 2325CRF Communication *3
Total Credit Hours18

Engineering Technology Core Requirements

COP 3275CC/C++ Prog for Engineers3
EGN 3443Statis Theory for Engin Tech +*3
CET 3464CSoftware Apps in Eng Tech +*3
EGN 3428ENGINEERING MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS +*3
EET 3086CCIRCUIT ANALYSIS +*3
ETP 4241POWER SYSTEMS AND ENERGY CONVERSION +*3
ETI 3116Qual Assurnce and Test Methods +*3
ETS 3663ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION3
Total Credit Hours24

Advanced Technical Requirements

EET 3329CCOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS +*3
EET 3732Linear Control Systems +*3
EET 4158CLINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS +*3
ETP 4240CPOWER ELECTRONICS +*4
CET 4190CDIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING4
CET 4367CMICROCONTROLLER DEVICES +*4
Total Credit Hours21

Departmental Exit Requirement

EET 4910SENIOR DESIGN PROPOSAL1
EET 4950SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT +*3
Total Credit Hours4

Foreign Language Requirements (if not previously met)

Total Hours0-8

Advanced Technical Electives- 3 Hours

EET 3048Electromagnetic Fields +*3
EET 3716Linear Systems and Signals +*3
EET 4328WIRELESS COMMUNICATION +*3
EET 4359CDIGITAL COMMUNICATION +*3
ETS 4361NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS +*3
ETS 4260BIOPHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES +*3
EET 4336Antenna and Radar Sys Design +*3
EET 4388Laser Satellite and Space Comm +*3
ETP 4440PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES +*3
Advanced Technical Requirement course from another concentration3
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Program Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum adjusted grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all 3000 and above course work taken at Valencia.
  • Fulfill the requirements for the chosen concentration.
  • Complete, at Valencia at least 25% of the 130 hour degree program (33 credits), based upon the Florida College Systems's requirement of a 2+2 admission into the baccaulaureate program.
  • Two years of one foreign language in high school, or one year foreign language in college (or equivalent proficiency exam) prior to graduation.
  • Complete the General Education requirements including the required Gordon Rule.
  • Total Semester Hours required - 130.

Transfer Notes:

  • Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
  • Satisfy Valencia's General Education requirements and Gordon Rule requirements unless you hold an Associate in Arts or Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution with an A.A. degree with the GEP requirements of that institution met have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements.
  • Students entering a Valencia undergraduate program and having a previously earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements. (See also the section on the GEP found elsewhere in the catalog.)
  • Substitutions for 3000 and 4000 level courses are on a course-by-course basis and MUST be approved by the department chair.
  • Course transferred must be formally evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information to the B.S.E.C.E.T Department for this evaluation.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology – Lasers & Photonics Concentration (B.S.E.C.E.T)

Division of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology

 Program Outcomes

  • Apply applications of physics or chemistry to laser and photonic circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment.
  • Apply the ability to analyze, design, and implement optical communications systems, optical detectors and systems, or advanced electro-optical devices and systems.
  • Apply the ability to apply project management techniques to laser and photonic systems.
  • Apply the ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of laser and photonic networks.
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, and computer programming, to the operation and maintenance of laser and optical systems.
  • Apply application of circuit analysis and design, and computer programming, to the building and testing of laser and optical systems.
  • Engage effectively in interpersonal, oral, visual, and written communication.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of group dynamics, team-building, time-management skills and ethical expectation of the profession.

Technical Requirements

EET 1025CFUNDAMENTALS OF AC CIRCUITS *3
EET 1141CSemicond Devices and Circuits *3
ETS 1210CINTRODUCTION TO PHOTONICS *3
ETS 2221CIntro to Electro-Optical Devic *3
ETS 2230CIntroduction to Laser *3
EET 2325CRF Communication *3
Total Credit Hours18

Engineering Technology Core Requirements

COP 3275CC/C++ Prog for Engineers3
EGN 3443Statis Theory for Engin Tech +*3
CET 3464CSoftware Apps in Eng Tech +*3
EGN 3428ENGINEERING MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS +*3
EET 3086CCIRCUIT ANALYSIS +*3
ETP 4241POWER SYSTEMS AND ENERGY CONVERSION +*3
ETI 3116Qual Assurnce and Test Methods +*3
ETS 3663ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION3
Total Credit Hours24

Advanced Technical Requirements

ETS 4216CGEOMETRICAL AND WAVE OPTICS +*3
ETS 4256COPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS +*3
ETS 4217COPTICAL ENGINEERING AND LENS DESIGN +*4
ETS 4228COPTICAL DETECTORS AND SYSTEMS +*3
ETS 4280CADVANCED ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICES +*4
ETS 4236CLASER ENGINEERING DESIGN +*4
Total Credit Hours21

Departmental Exit Requirement

EET 4910SENIOR DESIGN PROPOSAL1
EET 4950SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT +*3
Total Credit Hours4

Foreign Language Requirements (if not previously met)

Total Hours0-8

Advanced Technical Electives- 3 Hours

EET 3048Electromagnetic Fields +*3
EET 3716Linear Systems and Signals +*3
EET 4328WIRELESS COMMUNICATION +*3
EET 4359CDIGITAL COMMUNICATION +*3
ETS 4361NANOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS +*3
ETS 4260BIOPHOTONICS TECHNOLOGIES +*3
EET 4336Antenna and Radar Sys Design +*3
EET 4388Laser Satellite and Space Comm +*3
ETP 4440PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGIES +*3
Advanced Technical Requirement course from another concentration3
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Program Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum adjusted grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all 3000 and above course work taken at Valencia.
  • Fulfill the requirements for the chosen concentration.
  • Complete, at Valencia at least 25% of the 130 hour degree program (33 credits), based upon the Florida College Systems's requirement of a 2+2 admission into the baccaulaureate program.
  • Two years of one foreign language in high school, or one year foreign language in college (or equivalent proficiency exam) prior to graduation.
  • Complete the General Education requirements including the required Gordon Rule.
  • Total Semester Hours required - 130.

Transfer Notes:

  • Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
  • Satisfy Valencia's General Education requirements and Gordon Rule requirements unless you hold an Associate in Arts or Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution with an A.A. degree with the GEP requirements of that institution met have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements.
  • Students entering a Valencia undergraduate program and having a previously earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution have thereby satisfied Valencia GEP requirements. (See also the section on the GEP found elsewhere in the catalog.)
  • Substitutions for 3000 and 4000 level courses are on a course-by-course basis and MUST be approved by the department chair.
  • Course transferred must be formally evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information to the B.S.E.C.E.T Department for this evaluation.