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, the field of engineering technology may be for you.
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.
No. of Credits Required:
Associate of Applied Science: 60
Certificate, Additive Manufacturing: 15
Coordinator for Applied Technology
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
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
Frostburg State University
University of Delaware
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