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Engineering Technology

Degrees & Certificates

Engineering Technology, A.A.S. (Cumberland)

This program prepares students for ​entry-level employment in the fields of electronics, mechatronics, and manufacturing as well as transfer into baccalaurea​te programs leading to careers in fields in manufacturing, product development, management, and engineering technology across robotics, automotive, medical, and various industrial fields.

The flexibility offered by this program allows for entrance AS and transferability requirements into schools with BS in Engineering Technology programs. Students should choose their electives deliberately with the transfer destination in mind.

Program Goals

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Successfully employ test and measurement equipment.
  • Develop a technical drawing in freehand and computer-aided format.
  • Locate information resources and successfully retrieve data for employment.
  • Apply algebra to analyze simple electrical circuits.
  • Employ standardized industrial equipment such as PLC and be capable to apply the principles of quality control

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

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Mechatronics Innovation Learning Lab (MILL)

The college's existing Engineering Technology program has been enhanced with the completion of the 6,357-square-floor Mechatronic Innovation Learning Lab (MILL). The first portion of this 3-tier expansion project is opening for the start of the Fall 2020 semester. 

Space will contain state-of-the-art training equipment featuring

  • ​​​Drone Zone, with a small-dro​ne obstacle course

  • a robotics, automation and manufacturing training area

  • a high-definition CAD/CAM computer lab

  • a dedicated server room​​

  • 5-axis HAAS CNC machine

  • Advanced PLCs​ ​

For more information about the field of Engineering Technology, please contact Cortney Bolden, Administrative Professor, at If you want information on how to enroll for courses, please contact a STEM Pathways advisor at​.​

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.