If you're interested in a "hands-on" career, like to solve problems and engage in traditional and new technologies like hydraulics and 3D printing, one of our many options in the area of engineering technology may be a good fit.
Hands-on, critical thinker, problem solver, interested in how things work and how you can make them better . . . If this sounds like you, Engineering Technology may be what you're looking for. The program places strong emphasis on applications, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills and those who finish will demonstrate knowledge of CADD, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, blueprint reading, and mechanics.
A degree in Engineering Technology from Harford Community College prepares you for immediate transition into an entry-level position in the engineering technology field.
Associate of Applied Science
Additive Manufacturing, Area of Concentration in Engineering Technology
Additive Manufacturing Technician
NO. OF CREDITS
Associate of Applied Science: 60
Coordinator for Applied Technology
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your engineering studies.
WHAT KIND OF COURSES CAN I EXPECT TO TAKE?
Develop a strong background in engineering through required courses and electives like these at Harford:
- INTRODUCTION TO CAD
INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
ELECTRICAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICS
PRINCIPLES OF HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS
WHAT CAN I DO WHEN I COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM?
Engineering Technology programs at Harford prepare you to enter the workforce as a technician working alongside engineers in the manufacturing sector. Upon graduation, students will be able to use problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills to organize, and carry out engineering technology projects.
Some students also choose to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree.
Top Transfer Destinations
- University of Maryland College Park
- University of Maryland Baltimore County
- Morgan State
- Frostburg State University
- York College
- University of Delaware
- Engineering Technician
- Aerospace Engineer
- Automotive Engineer
- CAD Technician
- Civil Engineer
- Maintenance Engineer
- Mechanical Engineer
- Control and Instrumentation Engineer
WHO TEACHES THIS PROGRAM?
At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.