Bachelor of Science In Engineering Technology
The University offers a bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in engineering technology. Engineering Technology is a multidisciplinary program that provides a strong engineering technology background combined with the opportunity to specialize in one or more technology areas. Graduates possess the critical thinking skills and knowledge of various engineering technologies that are highly valued assets to employers in a wide variety of industries.
Engineering Technology is the profession in which knowledge of mathematics and natural science, gained by higher education, experience and practice, is devoted primarily to the implementation and extension of existing technology for the benefit of humanity.
Coursework includes an engineering technology core that combines laboratory experiences with courses in engineering technology, mathematics, and science. In addition, students complete a concentration in one (or more) of the following areas:
- Design Graphics Technology
- Renewable Energy Technology
- Robotics and Automation Technology
Students also will be provided with the knowledge in critical thinking, leadership, and interpersonal and communication skills.
The program offers small class sizes, which allow for individual attention. Coursework is centered in the state-of-the-art laboratories filled with up-to-date equipment and supplies. The University has student chapters for the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Special Note: The University has a transfer agreement with STC and TSTC that allows for seamless transfer of associate of applied science (A.A.S.) in technology to UTB's Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in engineering technology. This agreement enables community college students to study for two years at STC or TSTC then finish their final two years of coursework for their bachelor's at UTB. Selected courses in the program are available via distance learning.
Graduates of the Engineering Technology Program will be welcomed into a number of industries, especially in environments where employers require a broad spectrum of technical competencies and experiences. Those industries include robotics, automation, manufacturing, automotive, and energy, with starting salaries in excess of $55,000.
The University is accredited by the Southern Accreditation Commission Society.