Applied Engineering Technology

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.

Program Information

  • CNC Machining Technology
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Systems Technology
  • Machining & Maintenance Technology
  • Robotics Automation & Mechatronics

Graduates of the WCC Applied Engineering Technology Program will: 

  • Evaluate and assess industrial work environments and practices to ensure compliance with relevant safety standards.
  • Design, construct and troubleshoot electrical circuits for applications including control systems, communications, signal processing and computer networks.
  • Utilize mechanical drawings and CAD software to communicate technical information.
  • Articulate and defend technical solutions to diverse audiences using mathematics, oral and written communication.
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain equipment and processes within their area of specialization.

Contact Information

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Stacie Taylor, BS
Chair of Applied Engineering Tech Area
Phone: 336-838-6551
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Keith Casey, AAS
Lead Instructor - Computer Engineering and Robotics
Phone: 336-838-6486
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Bryan Hartzog, BS
Lead Instructor - CNC Machining
Phone: 336-838-6228
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Jason Hodge, AAS
Lead Instructor-Industrial Systems
Phone: 336-838-6227
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Joey Phillips, BS
Instructor - Applied Engineering
Phone: 336-903-3133
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Chris Kearley
Instructor-Applied Career Technologies
Phone: 336-903-3112
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