Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology – Electronics

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Help Drive the Change Toward Automated Solutions

A Bachelor's in Engineering Technology – Electronics can give you practical, hands-on experience to help you get started in the electronics engineering field. You'll be armed with tech skills you can put to work in many fields that require a computer and electronics engineering technology background: aerospace, defense, telecommunications, medical, chemical, construction, and more.

Get to Know Our Electronics Engineering Technology Degree

The Electronics Engineering Technology degree program at DeVry University provides you with the skills needed to design, build and improve the electronic products and systems of tomorrow. Get valuable hands-on experience, led by our knowledgeable professors. Learn complex problem solving for a wide range of technologies such as microprocessors, signal processing, control systems and mechatronics. Discover how to lead a technical team, troubleshoot common issues and create cohesive digital systems.

While an area of focus is not required for this program, you can choose our Standard Option or a specialization in Renewable Energy.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology – Electronics in as little as 3 years*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


Availability

Why DeVry?

Complimentary Laptop

As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

You can take it anywhere, it’s powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all of your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.

Work With IoT Technologies & Systems

Immerse yourself in the Internet of Things (IoT) world and obtain hands-on experience with IoT, cloud, software and security technologies and systems.

Certification Exam Reimbursement

Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Cloud+


Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.

What You'll Learn

Using our tech-empowered learning approach, this bachelor’s degree program explores the following to help you learn more about electronics engineering technology:

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    Controls and Instrumentation

    Learn the electronic control of mechanical systems, covering sensors and transducers, signal conditioning, actuators and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).
  • maintenance and repair icon

    Maintenance and Repair

    Service, repair, calibrate, regulate, fine-tune or test machines, devices and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
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    Design

    Understand the use of design techniques, tools and principles involved in the production of electronic equipment, schematics, drawings and models.
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    Engineering and Technology

    Gain knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology; this includes applying principles, techniques, procedures and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • communications and networking icon

    Communications and Networking

    Examine principles of data communications, including noise effects, multiplexing and transmission methods, while exploring networking media.
  • complex problem solving icon

    Complex Problem Solving

    Apply critical and analytical thinking to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
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    Analyze Data or Information

    Identify underlying principles, reasons or facts and break down information or data into separate parts.
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    Computers and Electronics

    Understand circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Accreditation Matters

Accredited* by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, www.abet.org.


Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Earn two additional credentials with our unique 3-in-1 design. All courses in our Information Technology (IT) Essentials certificate program and Information Technology and Networking associate degree are embedded within this program. So you can earn a certificate and an associate degree on the way to your bachelor's in Engineering Technology - Electronics degree.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology – Electronics may consider careers such as:

  • Computer Systems Analyst

  • Customer Service Engineer

  • Electrical Engineering Technician

  • Electronics Technician

  • Electronics Engineering Technician

  • Engineering Technician

  • Field Service Technician

  • Manufacturing Technician

  • Test Engineers and Technologists

Essentials Courses

Communication skills

ENGL112 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities

LAS432 Technology, Society and Culture
ETHC232 Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS325 Environmental Sociology

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

ECET345 Signals and Systems
MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH190 Pre-Calculus
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
MATH265 Applied Calculus
PHYS204 Applied Physics with Lab

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Tech Core Courses

Tech Core

CEIS101 Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming
CEIS114 Introduction to Digital Devices
NETW191 Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking
NETW211 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
SEC285 Fundamentals of Information Security

Program Courses

If you'd like to choose our Standard Option, the following courses are required for your degree.

Automation and Electrical Systems

ECT222 Circuit Analysis Fundamentals
ECT225 Electronic Devices and Systems
ECT284 Automation and Control Systems with Lab

Information Systems and Programming

CEIS150 Programming with Objects
CEIS209 Intermediate Programming

Application Development

CIS355A Business Application Programming with Lab

Career Preparation

CEIS299 Careers and Technology
CEIS499 Preparation for the Profession
MGMT404 Project Management
TECH460 Senior Project

Standard Option

CEIS312 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
ECET365 Embedded Microprocessor Systems with Lab
ECET402 Mechatronics with Lab
ECT263 Communication Systems with Lab
NETW310 Wired, Optical and Wireless Communications with Lab
REET425 Electric Machines and Power Systems with Lab
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

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1As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Software Development, Bachelor’s of Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s of Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.
*The Engineering Technology – Computers and Engineering Technology-Electronics programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, www.abet.org.