Dec 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology, AAS

99 credits

Interested in machinery, conventional machine tools, composites, and computerized design? Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering Technology offers some of the highest paying and most satisfying career opportunities in today’s job market. Get hands-on training in our expanded Manufacturing facility and production lab.

For students seeking advanced skills, the Engineering Technology degrees build on the foundation provided by the first-year certificate. Students acquire advanced skills in computer aided design (CAD), computer aided manufacturing (CAM), composites technology and automation. Students will culminate their studies with an advanced project incorporating the four disciplines in the AAS degree. With this degree students should be able to find employment as advanced CNC technicians, CAD technicians and maintenance professionals. Students pursuing an AAS-T degree, will select a focus option, i.e. Automation, Computer Numeric Control (CNC/CAM), or Composites. Upon successful completion of the transfer degree, students can elect to transfer to Bellingham Technical College (BTC) to pursue a BAS in Engineering Technology. 

The program map is provided as a guide for a traditional full-time student whose goal is to earn the Engineering Technology, AAS  degree. The courses are designed with the appropriate number of credits to meet degree requirements and are organized in a recommended sequence. Please consult an SVC advisor to schedule courses and develop an educational plan.

First Year

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 8

Second Year


† Students who do not receive an appropriate test score will require additional coursework to develop necessary skills for entry into class. (Students need to register for the specific manufacturing section of WMATH 100 . Course substitutions must be reviewed with the dept. chair or an advisor).