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Note: Due to changing labor market demands we will be discontinuing this program and therefore no longer accepting applications effective Fall 2011. We would like to discuss other options at Onondaga Community College, please contact Admission at 315-498-2221 to speak with an Admission Counselor
Imagine if the speed of cars had increased since 1971 at the same rate as the processing speed of the computer chip. We would be able to drive from New York to San Francisco in less than 13 seconds. The point is, the demand for digital know-how shows no signs of slowing down. Want to join us for the ride? The A.A.S. degree in Computer Engineering Technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET), which ensures academic excellence and high standards for educational quality. Learning objectives and outcomes (.pdf) (Please note that if you wish to pursue a B.S.E.E. degree in electrical or computer engineering, you should consult your advisor).Official Program Description >
You will develop conceptual skills in digital electronics and computer applications and learn how they apply to a wide variety of industries including: networking, data acquisition, computer support, instrumentation and industrial process control. Additionally, you will learn how to think not only in technological terms, but also in human terms. This A.A.S. degree program draws upon digital and computer technology with equal emphasis on hardware and software. (Please note that this degree program recommends preparation of two years in high school math with good algebra skills. For students who require assistance with math, English and study skills, the Foundations of Technology program is recommended for the student's first semester to provide the proper academic preparation and support necessary for success in this program).Curriculum >
Classes are taught by dedicated, experienced faculty with advanced engineering degrees and relevant, real-world experience. With small class sizes, you will get the individual attention you need to support your learning. In addition, there are plenty of opportunities for independent or group study.Course Descriptions >Internships >
Upon completion of this A.A.S. degree program, you will be well prepared to enter the job market. Some students choose to pursue a four-year degree to supplement their education or improve their current job position. Employment opportunities abound in such fields as digital electronics, instrumentation, computers, networking, data acquisition and manufacturing.Career Paths >
This degree program has transfer agreements with the colleges listed below. This means you can start your degree here and finish it there without losing credits.
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