Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET)

This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program overview

The Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) program enables graduates of electrical, computer and similar ENT associate’s degrees to complete their bachelor’s degree in Applied Science with a major in Engineering Technology, and Electrical and Computer concentration.

Courses for the ECET program are offered at Miami University's regional locations in Hamilton and Middletown and also via distance learning at 12 selected community college locations in Ohio.

Recent Enrollment Growth in BS-ECET

The Enrollments in the ECET bachelor's degree are:

Number of graduates in the ECET bachelor's degree are:
2016: 1
2017: 3

What classes would I take?

The electrical component of the curriculum includes course work such as

  • Computerized instrumentation
  • Data acquisition, and
  • Electro-Mechanical control systems

The computer component focuses on:

  • Process Control Interface Design
  • Signals and Systems
  • Project Management
  • Embedded microprocessors
  • Communications
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Wireless Communication and Networks

See Miami University's General Bulletin for core program requirements for this degree

Course Flow Diagram

Course flow diagram helps the students to establish a pathway toward graduating, by showing the courses that need to be taken, pre-requisite courses, the semesters that courses need to be taken, and additional information. To get a latest copy of the course flow diagram, please contact Prof. Roger Seifried

ECET Course List

Please check our course list page.

What can I do with this major?

Graduates of this program are engineers prepared to fill industry positions in areas directly related to microcontrollers, control systems, electronics, testing, manufacturing, sales and service.

Local Job Statistics

According to the 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the state of Ohio employs over 6,000 people in electrical and computer engineering-related positions. The Occupational Outlook Handbook forecasts national job growth for computer hardware engineering occupations of 3% for the period 2014-2024, with the outlook for electrical and electronics engineering occupations remaining consistent.

Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:

  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Software Application Developer
  • Systems Designer (electrical, electronic, computer)
  • Systems Installer (electrical, electronic, computer)
  • Manufacturing Specialist
  • Operations Director
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Top NACE* Employability Skills of focus in this degree program

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Information Technology Application
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism and Work Ethic
  • Career Management

Graduates will be qualified for positions in which they can use technology to develop new products and solve problems.

Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

View educational objectives and student outcomes for the BS-ECET major.

Advisor assignments

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