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What you will learn

Electronics Engineering Technology is an in-demand field that is focused on the theory, concepts, and practical applications of electrical engineering. Oregon Tech Electronics Engineering Technology graduates possess a combination of theoretical and practical understanding and skills, and are ready for professional practice on Day One because of the real-world, applied approaches that students engage in throughout the program. The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (BSEET) program is specifically designed to prepare graduates to assume engineering and technology positions in the electronics industry.

Oregon Tech offers the only ABET accredited BSEET in the State of Oregon at its Portland-Metro Campus in Wilsonville. To meet the needs of working professionals, some courses are also offered in the evenings at Oregon Tech’s Willow Creek Center in Beaverton. Oregon Tech’s program is a critical piece of students’ path to degree since it provides the only transferability opportunity in Oregon towards a BS degree for students with an Associate of Applied Science programs in Electronics Technology, Microelectronics, and related programs offered at community colleges in the state. Oregon Tech has transfer agreements with all the accredited Electronics Engineering Technology and related programs in Oregon in order to guarantee seamless transferability of credits towards our BSEET degree.

Key benefits of the BSEET degree

  • High-Quality, in demand ABET-accredited BS program in Electronics
  • Excellent transferability opportunities
  • Program locations in Portland-Metro and at the Willowcreek location in Beaverton are minutes away from high tech firms such as Mentor Graphics, Flir, Intel, Tektronics, Maxim, etc.
  • Designed to accommodate working professionals
    • Compressed workweek compatible
    • Courses meet once per week
    • All courses offered in evenings and weekends
  • Professors also teach the laboratory sessions
  • Ability to develop the senior project at your company
  • Professional, applied, and relevant curriculum
  • Fantastic career and job opportunities for graduates
  • Many companies provide tuition reimbursement for employees seeking this degree

Difference between BSEET and BSEE degrees

The BSEET program is especially suited for working professionals with an associate degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, Microelectronics Technology or equivalent coursework. A transfer student would take two years to earn a BSEET degree, and three years for a BS in Electrical Engineering.

Technical Emphases

Students in the BSEET program may choose to specialize in a particular area by selecting at least three of their engineering technical elective courses from the appropriate list. These lists of courses are provided only for guidance. Students are not required to select a technical emphasis, and technical emphases will not appear on students’ transcripts.

Technical Emphases

For Questions, Contact:

Aaron Scher

Aaron Scher, Associate Professor

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

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Jobs and Careers in this degree

An Oregon Tech degree in electrical engineering technology brings graduates highly successful, rewarding careers that begin in the classroom through a distinctive approach to professional education and practice.

Recent graduates are employed at companies such as MAXIM, Tektronix, and Intel. The program also provides a solid preparation for students intending to continue to graduate school to pursue master's degrees in engineering, engineering management, MBAs, and JDs.

Our graduates work for:

  • Garmin
  • Syntel Inc.
  • Industrial Electric Manufacturing
  • Intel

Career Paths

  • Test Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Hardware Design Engineer
  • Test Process Engineer

Graduate Success
Among all Oregon Tech degrees 2016-2018

Employed: 90%
Continuing Education: 7%
Success Rate: 97%
Starting Median Salary: $60,000
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The curriculum, content, and rigor of Oregon Tech’s BSEET degree closely matches its BS in Electrical Engineering. The difference: the BSEET is designed to offer excellent transferability and degree completion opportunities for students who have already completed lower division coursework, or an Associate’s degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, Microelectronics Technology, or related technology programs. A sampling of typical courses include:

Digital Electronics

Introduction to combinational logic gates, boolean algebra, karnaugh mapping, and more.

Microcontroller Engineering

Design and development of microcontroller based systems including peripheral devices and external device interfacing.

Digital System Design with HDL

Introduces the student to a Hardware Descriptive Language and describes its role in digital design. Dataflow, Behavioral and Structural Modeling, Logic Partitioning, Hierarchical Design, CPLDs and FPGAs. DC Parameters and CPLD Timing Models.