The Applied Engineering Technology curriculum prepares individuals to become engineering technicians who incorporate the principles and theories of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems in various types of industry. The coursework emphasizes analytical and problem-solving skills. The curriculum includes courses in safety, math, physics, electricity, engineering technology, and technology-specific specialty areas. Graduates should qualify for employment in a wide range of positions in research and development, manufacturing, sales, design, inspection, or maintenance. Employment opportunities exist in automation, computer, electrical, industrial, or mechanical engineering fields where graduates will function as engineering technicians.