Engineering and Technology > Bachelor Degrees

Vaughn College's bachelor degree programs in engineering and engineering technology include mechatronics engineering, electronic engineering technology with an avionics or general electronics concentration, and mechanical engineering program in computer-aided design or aeronautical options. Both the electronic engineering technology and mechanical engineering technology degrees are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Degree Options

Engineering: Mechatronics Bachelor of Science (BS) DegreeBack to top

New York's first bachelor degree program in mechatronic engineering, which combines mechanical, electrical and computer engineering. Vaughn's rigorous program provides students with the knowledge and experience they need to work in the aerospace, automotive, computer, communications and other high-tech industries. The program includes a strong foundation in electronic and mechanical engineering, an advanced liberal arts curriculum, specialized electives and real-time projects provided by Vaughn's industry advisory council of leading technology manufacturers.

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Aeronautical Bachelor of Science (BS) DegreeBack to top

The mechanical engineering technology BS degree with aeronautical option offers a solid foundation in all phases of aeronautical computer-aided design, 3-D graphics, animation and multimedia using a leading design program CATIA-Computer-Aided Three-Dimensional Interactive Application-and software such as MATLAB, Solid Edge and design analysis software Patran-Nastran. Graduates of this program, accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, will find their skills applicable to a multitude of computer- and engineering-related fields, such as construction, architecture and aeronautics.

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Bachelor of Science (BS)Back to top

The mechanical engineering technology bachelor degree with CAD option enables student to become proficient in all phases of computer-aided design, 3-D graphics, animation and multimedia with Computer-Aided Three-Dimensional Interactive Application (CATIA) classes and CATIA training. This option emphasizes 3-D graphics using CATIA software for the design and analysis of structures. Graduates of this program, accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, will find their skills applicable to a multitude of computer- and engineering-related fields, such as construction, architecture and aeronautics in addition to graphic design and advertising.

Electronic Engineering Technology - Avionics Bachelor of Science (BS) DegreeBack to top

Developed to enable students to become proficient in the sophisticated aviation electronics systems found on board commercial, corporate and private aircraft, this four-year program stresses the fundamentals of engineering, science and technology as they apply to today's aircraft. Its curriculum, accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, provides in-depth application of theory and physical sciences to advanced avionics technology such as electrical circuits, digital electronics, aircraft communication/navigation systems together with avionics installation and maintenance, as well as integrated logistics support. To graduate, students also must pass a qualifying exam in courses AVT250 (license review courses) for the General Radio Telephone Operator License from the Federal Communications Commission. Vaughn College is a member of the Federal Aviation Administration's  College Training Initiative, giving students and graduates an inside track on employment with the organization.

Electronic Engineering Technology - General Electronics Bachelor of Science (BS) DegreeBack to top

This course is designed to meet the ever-growing demand for skilled professionals who can conceive, design, develop and produce answers to modern technical problems. Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, this four-year program contains a wide range of technology courses, combined with liberal arts and basic science courses, technical electives and advanced courses in applied mathematics. Graduating engineering technologists are sought by leading companies to fill positions as electronic technicians, field service engineers, technical sales representatives, customer service engineers, reliability engineers and technical writers.

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