Electronics Engineering Technology – Programming – Associate Degree

About the Program

Electronics engineering technicians assist in the design, development, testing and maintenance of advanced control systems used in automated production facilities. These technicians work in power plants, chemical production facilities, automotive and tire manufacturing, food processing plants, and environmental control agencies, as well as many other automated control applications. Engineering Technology is applied to a wide variety of systems in the area of process control that require specialized programming to ensure that these control systems operate efficiently and automatically.

The specialization in Engineering Technology Programming prepares technicians to install, program, operate, maintain, service and diagnose control system operational problems encountered on a routine basis as well as prepare for new installations and system upgrades.

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One of a Kind
OCtech is the only technical college in South Carolina that offers an associate degree in this field of engineering technology.


ABET Accrediting Agency LogoThis program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET: www.abet.org.

Program Coordinator

Richard Murphy
Dean of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Tech.

Meet a Graduate

“I think that having my two-year technical degree has done more for me starting out in life than a four-year degree could have because I have experience and knowledge in both technical and engineering practices. I see the value.”

— Michael Milton, Electronics Engineering Technology Class of 2015 | Maintenance automation specialist at Volvo