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Electromechanical Engineering Technology

Courses

Core Courses

  • Principles of Engineering
  • DC and AC Electricity
  • Basic Mechanical Systems
  • Electronics Math I and II
  • Industrial Safety Mechanical Systems
  • Drafting
  • Electronics Devices
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Applied Computer Programming
  • Fluid Power
  • Fluid Power Applications
  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Electronics Design Project I and II
  • Applied Physics
  • Diesel Engine Sub Systems
  • Advanced Fluid Power and Servo Systems
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Diesel Power Transfer Systems
  • Mechanical Power Transfer

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 81
Program Start: Fall

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Careers

Positions

Graduates generally find employment at manufacturing, technology, and engineering companies. Positions include but are not limited to:

  • Automation technician
  • Electrical maintenance worker
  • Electrical specialist
  • Electrical/PLC programming technician
  • Electronics technician
  • Maintenance mechanic
  • Maintenance technician
  • Product development technician
  • Repair technician
  • System electronics technician

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Electrical and Electronics Repairers for Commercial and Industrial Equipment $35,800 $50,000 $57,100
Industrial Engineering Technicians $37,600 $51,500 $58,400

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Blackhawk Engineering, Inc. Cedar Falls, IA
ConAgra Foods, Inc. Waterloo, IA
John Deere Waterloo, IA
Nestlé USA Waverly, IA
Quaker Oats Company Cedar Rapids, IA
Target Distribution Center Cedar Falls, IA
Tyson Foods, Inc. Waterloo, IA
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
Viking Pump, Inc. Cedar Falls, IA

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Admissions Requirements

STEP #1: Apply at Hawkeye

  1. Complete Hawkeye's online admissions application to apply and be considered for the Electromechanical Engineering Technology program.

  2. Request to have your transcripts sent to the Admissions office.

STEP #2: Basic Skill Competencies

In order to be eligible for the Electromechanical Engineering Technology program, all students must meet minimum score requirements and/or complete required success courses. Success course credits do not apply towards graduation or the AAS degree.

Students must meet the minimum assessment score of the ACT, ACCUPLACER, or COMPASS assessment or have completed the required success course in each math, English, and reading.

ACT ACCUPLACER COMPASS ASSET Success Course
Math 19 85 Elementary Algebra 42 Algebra 40 Elementary Algebra MAT-063 Elementary Algebra
English/Writing 16 64 Sentence Skills 41 35 ENG-060 College Preparatory Writing I
Reading 16 58 69 34 RDG-039 College Preparatory Reading II

STEP #3: Program Acceptance

Applicants meeting the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements criteria are eligible for acceptance.

Applicants not meeting the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements criteria will be accepted to a Pre-Program. As a pre-program student, you will begin with general education and prerequisite classes. An advisor will help you create an academic plan to meet your program admission requirements. Once you have completed your pre-program coursework contact Admissions.

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Contact Us

Student Success Specialist Natasha Ceasar Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1062 Buchanan Hall 126
Program Advisor Steve Novak Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1308 Bremer Hall 143
Administrative Assistant Kendra Wyatt Email me 319-296-4009 Buchanan Hall 131
Dean Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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