CORE CLASSES • ARCH-110 / CAD Fundamentals ARCH-135 / Technical Drawing • ENGR-100 / Intro to Engineering Technology • ENGR-106 / Intro to Engineering Applications • ENGR-205 / Engineering Tech Leadership & Supervision • ENGR-279 / Engineering Technology Capstone • ENGR-296 / Engineering Technology Co-op
Architectural Engineering Major Job Titles • Architectural Technician • CAD/Drafting Technician • Construction Manager • Project Engineer • CAD Operator
Civil Engineering Major Civil Engineers Design & Construct: • Bridges • Highways • Dams • Buildings • Environmental Services • Oil & Gas Facilities COTC Students Learn: • Materials & Testing • Surveying • Site Engineering • Hydrology • Structures • Blueprint Reading • Civil CAD Software
Civil Engineering Job Titles • Civil Engineering Technician • Field Supervisor / Project Leader • CAD Technician / Operator • Engineering Design Technician • Transportation Technician • Structural Technician • Survey Technician • Materials Tester/Inspector
Certificates • Heavy Equipment Operator • Ohio Board of Regents 1-Year Certificate • The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification • Partnership between COTC and Performance Training Solutions
What Do Students Learn? Electrical Engineering Major Fundamentals of electrical circuits, Electronic communication , and Electrical systems with 70% hand on experiments. Principles of electrical circuits, computer and control systems. Circuits such as amplifiers, OP amp and PLC with 70% hands on Labs Fundamentals of Digital and analog systems and electronic communication with 70% hands on experiments. Fundamentals of energy conservation technologies and home technology systems with hands on instructions
? • Install electrical, computer and control systems • Develop and test electrical systems • Evaluate and test electronic systems, troubleshoot and diagnose computer systems and diagnostic hardware and software problems • Set up, install, and operate electrical, computer and control systems What do Electrical EngineeringTechnologists do
Electrical Engineering Major Job Titles • Electrical Engineering Technician • Electrician • Electrical System Supervisor • Electrical System Operator • Sales Engineer • Electrical Engineer (with a few years of experience)
Mechanical Engineering Major • COTC Students learn fundamentals of: • Mechanical, hydraulic, and thermo-fluid systems. • Statics and strength of materials. • mechanical system components; gears, bolts, mechanisms. • Power transmission systems, and conveyor systems. • Measurement and instrumentation. • Green energy and technologies and HVAC systems. • Many labs with 60% hands-on instruction
What mechanical engineering technologists do: • Install mechanical, hydraulic and thermo-fluid systems • Develop and test mechanical systems. • Set up, install, and operate energy generation and use systems. • Evaluate and test products using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust and repair equipment. The average annual salaries are $40,000 with a range of $30,000 through $57,000.
Mechanical Engineering Major Job Titles: • Mechanical Engineering Technician • Mechanical Drafter • Mechanical Assembler • Mechanical Engineering Support • Field Service Engineer • Sales Engineer • Mechanical Engineer
Manufacturing Engineering Technology COTC Students Learn: • Fundamentals and principles of machining, manufacturing, turning and milling including operating CNC machines. • Fundamentals of communications, lean manufacturing, and engineering technology leadership and supervision. • Fundamentals of CNC machines including programming and getting involved in Co-op programs.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology What Manufacturing technologists do: • Operate metal-removing equipment such as lathes, drill presses, milling machines and grinders, many of which are numerically controlled (CNC). • Hands-on manufacturing work like CNC graphic programming and CNC turning and Milling. • Could assume leadership positions
Manufacturing Engineering Technology • Machinist • Manufacturing technologist • Manufacturing technician • Manufacturing supervisor • Manufacturing assembly Job Titles The average annual earnings of manufacturing technicians is about $29, 357 with a range from $22, 294 - $39, 747
Careers and Pathways • Engineering Technology (2 year degree) is about 70% hands-on, 30% theoretical. • Engineering Technicians highly desired. Can hit the ground running. • Engineering Technicians can stay in the field, or proceed to 4 year degree for more theory (about 30% hands-on, 70% theoretical).
Math – 150 Pre-Calculus required • Pre-Calculus is College Algebra and Trigonometry • Boot Camp late July early August
Something to think about… • A 4-year degree costs over $40,000 (tuition only at OSU) • A 2-year COTC degree costs about $10,000 Someone who graduates in 2 years and begins making $32k/year for 2 years is $94,000 ahead of a 4 year graduate by the time they graduate. $30,000 difference in cost of education +$64,000 2 years salary $94,000