Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
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Institution
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Proposal
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Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
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Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
7/21/2016College of Southern Maryland
Proposal
AASSubstantial Mod: Engineering Technology9/19/2016
Substantial Mod: Engineering Technology Program Description
<p>The program in Engineering Technology at CSM prepares students who are currently employed in the engineering technology field as well as those without prior work experience to develop the skills and knowledge required of technicians in a variety of engineering settings.  In this program, students all share a similar first semester experience; however, after that, students must select an area of concentration in Electronics, Robotics, or Drafting.</p>  • <p>Students in Electronics will develop fundamental competencies that are important in the design, development, installation, testing, and troubleshooting of electronics equipment including communications equipment, computer components, medical devices, aircraft systems, and many other applications.</p>• <p>Student in Robotics will learn the basic principles of robotics, including drives, actuators, sensors, control systems, human-machine interface, programming, and autonomy.  CAD skills are also emphasized.</p>• <p>Students in Drafting will learn how to use a variety of software tools to develop complete drawing packages for engineering or architectural designs.</p>