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Engineering Technology

Successful completion of this program will help prepare graduates with the knowledge, skills, and ability, to function effectively, either singly or as a member of a team developing a technical project which might involve design, construction, installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, research, data, or maintenance.


DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Associate in Applied Science 


OUTCOMES

At the end of the program, successful students will be able to:

  • Apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined technological activities.
  • Apply their knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.
  • Conduct standard tests and measurements, collect data, and conduct, analyze, and interpret data and/or experiments.
  • Function effectively as a member of a technical team.
  • Identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments.
  • Identify and use appropriate technical literature such as blueprints and specifications.
  • Engage in, and understand the need for, self-directed continuing professional development.
  • Address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity; and a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  • Research, plan, and complete a project, including consideration for processes, budgets, material, and time.



ADVISORS:

Guy Houser (composites)
Phone: 360.473.2828
Email: ghouser@olympic.edu

Grant Newman (design-PSNS)
Phone: 360.475.7393
Email: gnewman@olympic.edu

Brian Petty (machining)
Phone: 360.473.2827
Email: bpetty@olympic.edu

Ron Raty (design)
Phone: 360.475.7389
Email: rraty@olympic.edu

Pete Sanchez (design)
Phone: 360.475.6552
Email: psanchez@olympic.edu



Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog