Nov 23, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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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:

CET Electives:

Students are required to take a minimum of 5 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.

Work-Based Learning Option:

Qualified students may elect to take up to 2 credit hours of WBL-XXX Work-Based Learning  in place of CET Program Electives.

Total Credit Hours Required: 70/72

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information.

Students who elect to take (MAT 121) from below:

Students who elect to take (MAT 171) from below:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Fall – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 11/12 | Lab 13 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16/17

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

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 | Lab 9 | Clin/Wk Exp 0-20 | Credit 14

Grand Total Hours: Class 50/52 | Lab 48 | Clin/Wk Exp 0-20 | Credit 70/72

Evening–Courses Are Offered On Demand

Please contact your Computer Engineering Technology advisor.

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