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Overview


Welcome to EET
Electrical Engineering Technology at the Division of Engineering Technology welcomes all students from Oklahoma and around the world. The EET program is known for its applied engineering curriculum that focuses on hands-on learning and real-world applications of electrical, electronic, and computer systems. Our faculty members have extensive industrial experiences and are engaged in research to solve 21st-century challenges in electronic controls, communication, artificial intelligence, and computer technology.  The EET curriculum prepares for outstanding career opportunities in modern industries that depend upon electronics for control, communications, and computation. 

 

History of EET


World War II was the beginning point of technology programs. The Electronics and Computer Technology program at Oklahoma State University began in response to the military needs in the early 1940's. It then developed into a two-year technician certificate program in the late 1940's, and later developed into a true science and math based program in the late 1950's. OSU served as a model for the development of higher level electronics programs throughout the U.S. during the 1960's.
 
In 1969, OSU extended the program to four years, replacing the original technician level curriculum. The first two years lead to an Associate degree (AS) and the final two years earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. The AS Degree was discontinued in 1985, and in 1998 the name was changed to Electrical Engineering Technology.
 
Today, the curriculum is a four year bachelor's program, emphasizing electronic fundamentals and applications. Program objectives are to prepare graduates for careers, such as application engineers, system designers, computer programmers, and electronic designers. This program strives to educate students in the areas of analog and digital communications, microprocessors, computer programming, electronic systems design, analog and digital circuit analysis and design, data acquisition, control systems, and digital signal processing.

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