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Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Engineering Technology, A.A.S. (A40160)

Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime hours and evening classes are offered on demand. Minimum time for completion: five semesters full-time attendance. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians and managers, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

Computer Engineering Technology: A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills for installing, servicing, and maintaining computers, peripherals, networks, and microprocessor and computer controlled equipment. Includes instruction in mathematics, computer electronics and programming, prototype development and testing, systems installation and testing, solid state and microminiature circuitry, peripheral equipment, and report preparation. Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in electronics technology, computer service, computer networks, server maintenance, programming, and other areas requiring knowledge of electronic and computer systems. Graduates may also qualify for certification in electronics, computers, or networks.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Major Courses:

CET Electives:

Students are required to take a minimum of 3 SHC from the following:

Math/Physics Note:

Students planning to transfer to a 4-year college should consider taking MAT 171 , MAT 172 , and PHY 151 . Please see your Computer Engineering Technology advisor.

Total Credit Hours Required: 70/73

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or Mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 121 from above:

Students who elect to take MAT 171 from above:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Fall – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 10/11 | Lab 12 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15/16

Total Hours: Class 11/12 | Lab 12 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16/17

Summer – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 6 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6

Fall – 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 13 | Lab 14 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 18

Spring – 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 9/11 | Lab 11/15 | Clin/Wk Exp 0/20 | Credit 15/16

Grand Total Hours: Class 49/53 | Lab 49/53 | Clin/Wk Exp 0/20 | Credit 70/73

Evening–Courses Are Offered On Demand

Please contact your Computer Engineering Technology advisor.