Engineering Technology - Electronics and Computer - Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) curriculum include design, building and testing a wide range of electronic and computer systems including digital and analog system, microprocessor systems, machine or micro-controllers, communications devices, applied power systems, digital signal processing, instrumentation, computer networking. Our program includes a diverse exposure to programming languages such as Java and C as well as the electronic design language of HDL.

The ECET program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Requirements (121 Total Credits)

General Education
State of New Mexico Common Core
Area I: Communications
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
Written Communications Elective (ENGL 218G Recommended) 13
Oral Communications Elective (COMM 265 Recommended) 13
Area II: Mathematics - see below
Area III: Laboratory Science
PHYS 211GGeneral Physics I3
or PHYS 215G Engineering Physics I
PHYS 211GLGeneral Physics I Laboratory1
or PHYS 215GL Engineering Physics I Laboratory
PHYS 212GGeneral Physics II3
or PHYS 216G Engineering Physics II
PHYS 212GLGeneral Physics II Laboratory1
or PHYS 216GL Engineering Physics II Laboratory
Areas IV & V: Social and Behavioral Sciences & Humanities and Fine Arts
Select 15 total credits from Area IV and V, with at least 6 credits from each area: 115
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences: 1
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts: 1
Institution Specific General Education
Viewing a Wider World Electives - must be from two different colleges 16
Program Specific Requirements
MATH 235Calculus for the Technical Student I3
or MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
MATH 236Calculus for the Technical Student II3
or MATH 192G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
A ST 311Statistical Applications3
ENGR 100Introduction to Engineering3
I E 451Engineering Economy3
Technical Electives Upper Division - see advisor or pre-approved list 29
Engineering Technology
E T 182Digital Logic3
E T 190Applied Circuits4
E T 246Electronic Devices I4
E T 262Software Technology I3
E T 272Electronic Devices II4
E T 282Digital Electronics4
E T 314Communications Systems I3
E T 324Signal Processing and Filtering4
E T 344Microcomputer Systems3
E T 362Software Technology II3
E T 377Computer Networking I3
E T 381Renewable Energy Technologies3
E T 398Digital Systems3
E T 402Instrumentation3
E T 410Senior Seminar1
E T 435Senior Project3
E T 444Hardware and Software Senior Design3
E T 456Applied Power Technologies4
Total Credits121

See the required courses section of the catalog for a full list of courses


 Technical electives 300 level and above may come from a pre-approved list or see your advisor for other options.

Concentrations are "optional" educational sequences that permit students to focus on particular areas related to their major. Concentrations "may" often be done without additional credits by judicious use of electives and other optional course requirements.

Concentration: Renewable-Energy Technologies

Students can fulfill the requirements for the Renewable Energy Technologies concentration within the ETEC majors by judicious selection of the three required technical electives. The selection of these electives may not require any additional credits beyond those of the major.

Select four from the following:12
Building Utilities3
Introduction to Pollution Prevention and Its Application3
Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology3
Solar Energy Technologies3
Wind and Water Energy Technologies3
Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems3
Heating/Air-Conditioning System
Senior Internship3
Senior Project
Total Credits12

E T 420 Senior Internship must be carried out within a renewable energy field. E T 435 Senior Project must be related to a renewable energy application. 

Concentration: Digital Forensics

Students can fulfill the Digital Forensics Concentration requirements by completing the following four courses.

Technical Requirements
ICT 450Ethical Hacking3
E T 255Linux System Administration3
E T 339Introduction to Digital Forensics and Incident Response3
E T 439Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response3
Total Credits12

Concentration: Information Security Technology

Students can fulfill the Information Security Technology Concentration requirements by completing the following four courses.

Technical Requirements
C S 478Computer Security3
BCIS 482Management of Information Security3
ICT 450Ethical Hacking3
ICT 457Introduction to Information Security Technology3
Total Credits12