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.


Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate and assess industrial work environments and practices to ensure compliance with relevant safety standards.
  • Utilize mechanical drawings and CAD software to communicate technical information.
  • 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 Technologies
Phone: 336-838-6551


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Associate to Bachelor Agreements

An Associate to Bachelor agreement is an opportunity for students to complete their Associate's degree at Wilkes Community College and then transfer into a specified program at a partnering four-year institution for their Bachelor's degree. Wilkes Community College has the following Associate to Bachelor agreements for our Applied Engineering Technology graduates: