Computer Engineering Technology Specialization AAS

The Computer Engineering Technology Specialization AAS (AAS_CETS) is offered at LSC-CyFair. For more information, please contact the Electronics Technology Department.

Program Description

If you are interested in an exciting and rewarding career where people and technology come together, electronics technology may be for you. Specialized courses in electronics technology emphasize application more than theoretical development. The program provides classroom studies with hands-on, high-tech laboratories. The student will use the tools of mathematics, science and telecommunications, as well as the calculator, computer, telecommunication networks and other laboratory equipment.

Electronics technologists fill entry-level positions in industry, which include: circuit diagnostics, laboratory and field-testing, manufacturing and assembly, quality assurance, technical sales, field service and certification of new installation projects. They are involved with all products and systems of industry, including radios, radars, computers, network/wireless telecommunications applications and security systems, robots, audio and video systems, automotive electronics, medical instruments and navigation systems.

Offered specializations provide our students the opportunity for employment in some of the following job functions:

  • Service Shop Technician
  • Industrial Manufacturing Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Engineering Assistant/Associate Engineer
  • Technical Writer
  • Technical Sales

The core courses will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty advisor for specific information.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Elective1   Social/Behavioral Science 3

TOTAL Credits for First Semester:

12

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3
CETT 1409 DC-AC Circuits 4
ITSE 1302 Computer Programming 3
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I 3

TOTAL Credits for Second Semester:

13

Third Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
Elective1   Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ENGL 2311 Technical Communications 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness OR 1
    Any One Credit Hour Physical Fitness Activity Course  

TOTAL Credits for Third Semester:

7

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
PHYS 1401 General Physics I 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security 4

TOTAL Credits for First Semester:

16

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
CETT 1445 Microprocessor 4
CETT 1457 Linear Integrated Circuits 4
CETT2 2449 Research and Project Design 4

TOTAL Credits for Second Semester:

12

 

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for
Computer Engineering Technology Specialization:

60

  1. Choose from the AAS Core.
  2. Capstone Course