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EET – Electronic Engineering Technician Qualifications

EET Instructors must meet one of the following instructor qualifications categories:

  • Master’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering plus 3 years of full-time, industrial work experience in the electrical/electronic engineering field.

OR

  • Master’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering related areas including computer, electromechanical, and mechatronics/automation/robotics engineering, plus 30 quarter hours credit in upper division coursework in the electrical/electronic engineering areas, plus 3 years of full-time, industrial work experience in the electrical/electronic engineering or the above listed related fields.

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering plus 4 years of full-time industrial work experience in the electrical/electronic engineering fields.

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering related areas such as computer, electromechanical, mechatronics/automation/robotics engineering plus 30 quarter hours upper division course work in the electrical/electronic engineering areas plus 4 years of full-time industrial work experience in the electrical/electronic engineering or the above listed related fields.

OR

  • AAS degree in electrical/electronic engineering technology or related areas including computer, electromechanical, mechatronics/automation/robotics, plus 5 years full-time, industrial work experience in the electrical/electronic engineering technology or the above listed related areas.

OR

  • Instructors teaching EET 110 meet instructor qualifications by demonstrating competency through one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in science or applied science and a minimum of 3 years experience in the renewable energy area.
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration and a minimum of 3 years experience in the renewable energy area.
  • Instructors teaching EET 178 meet instructor qualifications by demonstrating competency through
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher and three years of work experience in computer and computer related areas
  • Instructors teaching EET 254 meet instructor qualifications by demonstrating competency through
    • A minimum of 3 years working in job placement for technical positions, supporting students with resume writing, mock interviews, career search, etc.
  • Instructors teaching EET 260/261 meet instructor qualifications by demonstrating competency through one of the following:
    • CBET certification.
    • Documented completion of industrial/military training in biomedical technology.
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a biomedical technician in a hospital.
  • Instructors teaching EET 280A and EET280C meet instructor qualifications by demonstrating competency through one of the following:
    • Qualifications set by licensing/certification organizations in the field of electrical/electronic engineering/engineering technology such as Professional Engineer license, NOCTI, CBET, etc.
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience as an electrical/electronic engineer/technician in the industry.
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with electrical/electronic engineers/technicians in support areas of technical training, technical writing, and/or technical recruiting with some project management experience.

Instructors shall have completed their education at institutions accredited by commissions associated with or similar to the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Approved April 2021

EET Instructor Qualifications prior to April 2021