ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY:
ELECTRONICS (BS)

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Innovation in the ever-growing field of electronics depends more than ever on properly educated and trained individuals who can conceive, design, develop and produce solutions to modern technical problems. Accordingly, the electronic engineering technology bachelor of science (BS) degree program with a focus on Electronics prepares graduates with technical and managerial skills necessary to enter careers as technologists in such industries as aerospace, computers, communications, medical, chemical and energy supply.

Students are offered training in a wide range of areas such as control systems, microprocessors, communications systems, computer applications and computer-aided design. Moreover, the program emphasizes written and oral communication skills as well as modern methods of industrial administration and supervision. This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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The major course components of this degree program cover flight control and management systems, wiring and harnessing, microprocessing, and principles of communication networks.

Graduates will apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles to analysis and design. Graduates will also demonstrate an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.

See our Online Catalog for the full curriculum.

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  • A Sampling of Classes:
  • Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application (CATIA) Fundamentals
  • Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application (CATIA) for Wiring and Harnessing
  • Control Systems
  • Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Reliability and Sustainability
  • Capstone Degree Project

Graduates will have the ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools used in electronics engineering technology programs to a wide variety of electrical engineering avionics professions.

Career possibilities afforded to graduates of this program include flight control system engineer, wiring and harnessing engineer, and computer networking engineer.

Potential internships and employers for graduates include: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Safe Flight Instrument, Piedmont Airlines, American Airlines, Lockheed Martin, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, US Army Active Duty/Army Reserve.

50% increase in students participating in internships since 2009More than 164 companies and organizations have recruited on campus70% of Vaughn students get paid internships*

Vaughn College’s career services department employs a variety of tools to assist students and alumni in their development as professionals. The department meets and communicates with individuals through appointments, e-mail and phone conversations, providing information, editing and reviewing resumes and helping with the job and internship search process. It implements weekly workshops on resume writing, interviewing skills and job fair etiquette. It organizes job fairs in the fall and spring, each with 40-plus companies, and a graduate school fair in the winter.

The department also networks with companies on behalf of Vaughn students for job and internship opportunities. It manages a private job board website, Vaughn Career Connect, where students and alumni can post resumes and apply for positions. Employers registered on the site can post jobs as well as search and review student and alumni resumes for potential candidates for open positions. For more information on career opportunities visit Vaughn career connect here.

  • A Sample of Vaughn Internships:
  • American Dynamics
  • Atlas Air
  • Disney College Program
  • EgyptAir
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • FAA (Enterprise Data and Messaging Engineering Team)
  • FAA (Tech Center)
  • Federal Express
  • FlightSafety International
  • General Electric
  • International Business Machines (IBM)
  • Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
  • NASA
  • NASA (Marshall Space Flight Center)
  • NAVAIR (Naval Air Systems Command)
  • NBC
  • NYU Engineering Summer Research
  • Rashid Petroleum Company
  • Sikorsky Helicopters
  • Textron Aviation
  • United Airlines
  • Venture Aerobearings
  • Watertown Airport
JUST A FEW OF THE COMPANIES THAT EMPLOY VAUGHN GRADUATES:
  • Aircraft Service International Group
  • Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air
  • American Airlines
  • AFCO/AvPorts
  • B.F. Goodrich
  • The Boeing Company
  • Bombardier Transportation
  • Cessna Citation
  • Chautauqua Airlines
  • CitationShares
  • Consolidated Edison
  • Continental Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Covenant Security
  • Cummins
  • Delta Air Lines
  • EMBRAER
  • Emirates
  • Empire Aero
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • General Dynamics
  • General Electric
  • Gulfstream
  • International Business Machines (IBM)
  • Jetblue Airways
  • JFK International Arrivals Terminal
  • KeySpan
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Mesaba Airlines
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
  • Northrop Grumman Corporatin
  • Orion Power
  • Panasonic Avionics
  • Panorama Flight Service
  • Pinnacle Airlines
  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Southern Air
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Sikorsky Airlines
  • United Technologies
  • US Airways

Vaughn is in the borough of Queens—one of the five boroughs in New York City—and the most diverse county in the country. Minutes from campus are “Little India” in Jackson Heights, the great Greek and Italian restaurants of Astoria, and the bustling Chinese markets of Flushing. Want more? The excellent museums, nightlife and cultural events of Manhattan are just a short commute away.

Outside the classroom, Vaughn students get together, work together and have fun together in student clubs, professional societies, honor societies, and in intercollegiate athletics. Whether you live in the residence hall at Vaughn College or commute, there’s always something to do on campus. Grab a bite to eat with friends in the cafe. Work out at the fitness center. Watch the College’s many sports teams play. The Vaughn Warriors compete in men’s and women’s basketball, tennis, and cross country; and men’s soccer and baseball as a part of the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

You can also join one of the College’s many student clubs or professional societies. From the Hispanic Society of Aeronautical Engineering, Veterans Organization, and Society for Women Engineers, to the Robotics, Drone and Gaming clubs, this campus has a way for you to find a new interest or pursue a passion.

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