Electrical Engineering Technology, BSET (transition)

Students who matriculated prior to Fall 2016 may either follow this curriculum or the new curriculum under "Lowell Institute Programs."

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 127 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.

Core Courses

20 semester hours required

ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
GET 1100Introduction to Engineering and Technology3
ENG 3105
and ENG 3106
Writing for the Professions: Science and Engineering
and Lab for ENG 3105
Course satisfying Engaging Difference and Diversity core3
Course satisfying Understanding Societies and Institutions core3
PHL 2140Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering3

Foundation Courses

36 semester hours required

GET 1150Foundations of Engineering Graphics and Design3
GET 2100Computer Engineering Programming and Analysis3
EET 2000
and EET 2001
Circuits 1
and Lab for EET 2000
EET 2100
and EET 2101
Circuits 2
and Lab for EET 2100
MET 2100Mechanics 1: Statics3
MET 2200Mechanics 2: Dynamics3
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
Physics 1
and Lab for PHY 1200
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
Physics 2
and Lab for PHY 2200
MTH 2100Calculus 13
MTH 2105Calculus 23

Major Required Courses

29 semester hours required

EET 3100
and EET 3101
Electronics 1
and Lab for EET 3100
EET 3200
and EET 3201
Electronics 2
and Lab for EET 3200
EET 3300
and EET 3301
Digital Logic
and Lab for EET 3300
EET 3400
and EET 3401
Digital Electronics
and Lab for EET 3400
Complete 9 semester hours of EET electives.9


21 semester hours required

Complete 12 semester hours of courses with EET prefixes.12
Complete 9 semester hours from the following subject areas:9

Capstone Experience

9 semester hours required

GET 2200Engineering Economy3
GET 4840Engineering Technology Capstone Project Preparation and Proposal2
GET 4850Engineering Technology Capstone Project Execution4

Open Electives

Complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of open electives to reach 127.