Engineering and Electronics Technology

If you like to use math, science, and engineering to focus on practical solutions to technical problems, this program may be for you. We can provide the knowledge and skills for jobs in a variety of growing, complex fields such as engineering,robotics and automation,and instrumentation.

Jobs range from production-line work using automatic test equipment to Maintenance Technicians. You might work as assistant to an engineer, liaison between an engineer and craftsman, or plant maintenance specialist. Skills you should have include good eyesight, color discrimination, finger dexterity, patience, extended concentration, and attention to detail. A background in math through trigonometry, high school physics, and general science is helpful.

Available Credentials


  • Mechanical Technician
  • Automation Technician
  • CAD Technician

PDF iconAcademic plan for EET Certificates

For definitions of AAS, Diplomas, and Certificates.


Employment Opportunities

Graduates have developed rewarding careers as engineering technicians, electronics technicians, automation and instrumentation specialists. These graduates work throughout the region at manufacturing facilities, businesses, power plants and hospitals. They install high tech equipment, program programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and calibrate instrumentation.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements. Please consult HCC's general admission requirements.

Length of Program

If taken full-time, the diploma in Engineering Technology should take you18 - 24 months to complete.

Opportunities for More Education

You can work with your Program Coordinator to receive the GOTS AAS by using your diploma and taking some additional courses.


Stuart Zieman, Program Coordinator
Office: Hopkinsville Campus, Technology Center 124G
Phone: (270) 707-3871

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.