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Engineering Technology Support Specialist, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 082300 - Catalog 2019/2020

Anindya Paul, Department Chairperson, 386-506-4155, Anindya.Paul@daytonastate.edu

 

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The program prepares students for employment or provides additional training for persons employed in manufacturing and high technology industries. This certificate is a part of the Engineering Technology AS degree program. The program prepares students for entering into the manufacturing career cluster.

Description:

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment with an occupational title as Engineering Support Specialist or Engineering Specialist in various specialized areas to support engineering design, manufacturing processes and production, testing, and/or maintaining product quality, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupational areas.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of industrial processes and material properties.

  2. Generate and interpret computer-aided drawings.

  3. Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of electronics and electricity.

  4. Demonstrate an understanding of industrial safety, health, and environmental requirement.

  5. Summarize quality assurance methods and quality control concepts.

  6. Demonstrate proficiency in using tools, instruments and testing devices.

  7. Implement basic troubleshooting skills.

  8. Apply appropriate communication skills.

  9. Apply appropriate math skills.

  10. Evaluate and apply modern business practices and strategies.

  11. Exhibit employability skills.

Financial Aid

The length of this program makes it ineligible for federal and state financial aid.

Financing Options: For more information on grants, loans and work programs available see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees*: $2,150

Access Fee: $23.52 ($1.12 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $34

Lab Fees: $90 - $106

Textbook Estimate: Consult college bookstore for approximate costs of textbooks

 Other Costs: A scientific calculator, computer repair tool kit (approx. $20), and soldering kit (approx. $20).

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Careers

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org. For additional career information, please see:  https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3029.00

Program Length: The typical length of this program is 2 semesters (30 weeks) for a full-time student. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2016-17) for this field at 74%.

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

EET1011CIntroduction to Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

OR

EET1021CAdvanced Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

 

EET1607CElectronics Assembly and Cabling and Lab

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

ETI1110Introduction to Quality Assurance

3

ETI1701Industrial Safety

3

ETM1010Mechanical Measurement and Instrumentation

3

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

EET1011CIntroduction to Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

OR

EET1021CAdvanced Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

 

EET1607CElectronics Assembly and Cabling and Lab

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

2nd Semester

ETI1110Introduction to Quality Assurance

3

ETI1701Industrial Safety

3

ETM1010Mechanical Measurement and Instrumentation

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 21