Electrical Engineering Technology, BSET

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology degree offers students an opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and analytical tools and techniques to become technologists supporting the design, implementation, integration, analysis, testing, and support of electronic circuits and electrical systems that are critical to the achievement of enterprise, project, research, and business goals.

This focused bachelor’s degree includes courses in mathematics, physics, electric circuit theory, analog and digital circuits and systems, power circuits and systems, and electric circuit and system analysis. The program offers the course work needed to prepare students for examinations leading to professional certifications, such as the NCEES PE exam, as well as continuing academic education, such as graduate school programs.

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Electrical Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

42 semester hours required

Mathematics
MTH 2100Calculus 13
MTH 2105Calculus 23
MTH 2110Calculus 33
MTH 3200Differential Equations3
MTH 3300Applied Probability and Statistics3
Science
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
Physics 1
and Lab for PHY 1200
4
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
Physics 2
and Lab for PHY 2200
4
Choose one of the following sequences:
CHM 1100
and CHM 1101
General Chemistry 1
and Lab for CHM 1100
4
BIO 1100
and BIO 1101
Principles of Biology 1
and Lab for BIO 1100
4
Technology
GET 1100Introduction to Engineering and Technology3
GET 1150Foundations of Engineering Graphics and Design3
GET 2100Computer Engineering Programming and Analysis3
GET 2200Engineering Economy3
Philosophy
PHL 2140Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering3

Major Courses

39 semester hours required

EET 2000
and EET 2001
Circuits 1
and Lab for EET 2000
5
EET 2100
and EET 2101
Circuits 2
and Lab for EET 2100
5
EET 3100
and EET 3101
Electronics 1
and Lab for EET 3100
5
EET 3200
and EET 3201
Electronics 2
and Lab for EET 3200
5
EET 3300
and EET 3301
Digital Logic
and Lab for EET 3300
5
EET 3400
and EET 3401
Digital Electronics
and Lab for EET 3400
5
CET 2100Essentials of Computer Organization3
EET 3750Linear Systems3
EET 3800Control Systems3

Technical Electives

Complete 9 semester hours in technical electives at the 3000 or 4000 level from the following subject areas:

CET, EET, ITC, MET
At least one elective must be in EET.

Capstone Experiences

6 semester hours required

GET 4840Engineering Technology Capstone Project Preparation and Proposal2
GET 4850Engineering Technology Capstone Project Execution4

Electives

Complete a minimum of 31 semester hours to reach 127 semester hours.

Term 1Hours
ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
4
GET 11003
MTH 21003
GET 11503
STEM Seminar 11
Open elective3
 17
Term 2Hours
MTH 21053
GET 21003
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
4
GET 22003
Choose one of the following:4
 17
Term 3Hours
EET 2000
and EET 2001
5
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
4
MTH 21103
Open elective3
 15
Term 4Hours
MTH 32003
EET 2100
and EET 2101
5
ENG 3105
and ENG 3106
4
Open elective3
 15
Term 5Hours
EET 3100
and EET 3101
5
EET 3300
and EET 3301
5
EET 37503
MTH 33003
 16
Term 6Hours
EET 3200
and EET 3201
5
EET 3400
and EET 3401
5
CET 21003
PHL 21403
 16
Term 7Hours
EET 38003
GET 48402
Technical elective3
Technical elective3
STEM Seminar 21
Open elective3
 15
Term 8Hours
GET 48504
Technical elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
 16
Total Hours: 127