Pre-Engineering for A.A. Degree Students

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Manufacturing as a Career

Engineering Technology A.S. Degree

The original blueprint for engineering programs adopted by many community/state colleges in Florida!

The Engineering Technology (ET) Associate in Science degree program provides the training necessary to work in the high-tech job market in the Florida Technology Corridor. Students enjoy hands-on learning, attentive instructors and fully equipped labs with the most up-to-date equipment.

First year core courses provide training and skills needed in any industry and include: safety, quality and manufacturing methods. The content prepares students for nationally recognized certifications. 

Second year students choose one of THREE options: Electronics, Advanced Technology or Energy Systems. Program electives have been added to include the CNC Machining college credit certificate.

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The Common Core for The Engineering Technology A.S. Program

Did you know the THREE Engineering Technology A.S. degree options share a first year common core. View the curriculum to identify common core courses.

Not all courses are offered every semester. Students are encouraged to register for engineering courses when offered.

Engineering Technology A.S. Degree (ETAS)

Success starts with a plan! Curriculum are designed to keep you on track. View the curriculum for the A.S. Degree and check the College Credit Certificates listed below to see how these courses are part of the A.S. Degree.

View the program of study for Engineering Technology.

Distinguish yourself in the workplace with an Industry Certification.
The Engineering Technology program is aligned with the MSSC-CPT certification and the NABCEP certification.

Archived College Catalogs

Alternative Energy Systems Specialist College Credit Certificate (AECC)

EFSC college catalog requirements for this certificate.

View the Gainful Employment Information for this certificate.

  • 18 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required

  • No General Education courses needed

  • Use certificate courses to build toward completing the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology

Applied Technology Specialist College Credit Certificate (ATCC)

EFSC college catalog requirements for this certificate.

View the Gainful Employment information for the Applied Technology Specialist certificate.

  • 16 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required
  • No General Education courses needed
  • Use certificate courses to build toward completing the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology

CNC Machinist (NEW Certificate!)

CNC Machinist program and course information
  • 12 credit hours
  • Cocoa Campus location
  • No placement test
  • No pre-requisite courses for the first two courses
  • Use certificate courses to build toward completing the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology elective credits
  • Contact Annette Barrios, 321-433-7081

Composite Fabrication and Testing College Credit Certificate (CFCC)

EFSC college catalog requirements for this certificate.

View the Gainful Employment information for Composite Fabrication.

  • 19 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required
  • No General Education courses needed
  • Use certificate courses to build toward completing the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Support Specialist College Credit Certificate (ESCC)

EFSC college catalog requirements for this certificate.

View the Gainful Employment information for the Engineering Technology Support Specialist certificate.

  • 20 Credit Hours
  • No placement test required
  • No General Education courses needed
  • Use certificate courses to build toward completing the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology

Internship Course Information

The Internship course, ETD 2941 is an elective credit option for the A.S. degree in Engineering Technology.

Be prepared! Completion of intermediate and several advanced level Engineering Technology courses is required.

Credit for High School Courses

If you recently completed a sequence of Engineering Technology courses through Brevard Public Schools you may be eligible to receive college credit.

Save time and money!

Take a closer look before you register for courses.

Donna Tice, 321-433-5294
Technical Programs Specialist
ticed@easternflorida.edu
Palm Bay Campus, Building #1-153E

Bruce Hesher, 321-433-5779
Assistant Professor
hesherb@easternflorida.edu

Meer Almeer, 321-433-5220
Associate Professor
almeerm@easternflorida.edu

Alignment with Industry

EFSC is one of the 11 Florida colleges that shares common core courses and industry certification standards relating to engineering technology and manufacturing. The Florida Advanced Technological Education center (FLATE) has partnered with industry, colleges and the Florida Department of Education to design a statewide Engineering Technology A.S. (Associate in Science) Degree Program. Course concepts align with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) and the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). EFSC is a testing site for MSSC and NABCEP.