Electrical Engineering Technology Certificates

 

Three  certificates are available in Electrical Engineering Technology:

Circuits Certificate (offered online)

This 16 credit certificate is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of the analysis of analog electrical circuits (AC and DC), to learn how to use basic test and measurement equipment, and perform mathematical analysis that includes algebra, trigonometry, complex numbers, exponential, and logarithms.

The following courses are required to obtain the certificate:

EET 002S, Introduction to Engineering Technology, 1 credit

EET 101, Electrical Circuits I, 3 credits

EET 109, Electrical Circuits Laboratory I, 1 credit

EET 114, Electrical Circuits II, 4 credits

EET 118, Electrical Circuits Laboratory II, 1 credit

MATH 081, Technical Mathematics I, 3 credits

MATH 082, Technical Mathematics II, 3 credits

Analog and Digital Electronics Certificate

This 12 credit certificate is designed to provide students with an understanding of the analysis and basic design techniques for digital, logic, and integrated circuits (op amps, amplifiers, filters, rectifiers). Students will also have an understanding of basic programming techniques.

The following courses are required to obtain the certificate:

ENGL 015, Rhetoric and Composition, 3 credits

CMPET 005, Engineering Methods in Engineering Technology, 1 credit

CMPET 117, Digital Electronics, 3 credits

CMPET 120, Digital Electronics Laboratory, 1 credit

EET 212W, Op Amp and Integrated Circuit Electronics, 4 credits

Electric Machines and Control Certificate

This 14 credit certificate is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of microcontroller architectures, electrical machines, and transformers. Students will also be introduced to PLCs with programming in process control applications

The following courses are required to obtain the certificate:

CMPET 211, Embedded Processors and DSP, 3 credits

EET 214, Electric Machines and Energy Conversion, 3 credits

EET 215, Electric Machines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, 1 credit

EET 275, Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls, 3 credits

MATH 083, Technical Calculus, 4 credits

 

For information about these certificate programs, please see your academic advisor or contact: David Loker, ECET Department Chair, drl3@psu.edu

Visit the Registrar's web site to download the certificate application.