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The Electrical Engineering Technology program at Madison College will provide you with the skills you need for a variety of in-demand jobs related to electrical engineering. As an Electrical Engineering Technology student, you will:
- Learn to analyze complex problems and develop solutions
- Build strong math and analytical skills
- Utilize electronics terminology, schematic symbols and electronic standards
- Assemble circuits from schematics, wiring diagrams and/or specifications
- Define the math parameters of alternating current (AC) signals
- Derive simplified equivalent circuits for basic AC circuits
- Explain the basic characteristics of a differential transistor and operational amplifiers
- Interface digital to field devices and determine functions of electronic memory
- Create clocked logic circuits to drive encoders, decoders and multiplexer systems
- Build microcontrollers/microprocessors and embedded systems architecture
- Implement serial and parallel communications
Electrical Engineering Technology graduates can transfer as a junior into the Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering program at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). Additional transfer pathways include transfer into a Bachelor of Science in Physics at Edgewood College and into the UW-Platteville Electrical Engineering major through the UW-Platteville Engineering Partnership.
Students in the Electrical Engineering Technology program can attend full or part time.
Electrical Engineering Technology program classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Madison - Truax
Earning your Associate Degree in Applied Science in the Electrical Engineering Technology program at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as a/an:
- Engineering Assistant
- Electronic Development Technician
- Electronic Technician
- Electronic Maintenance Technician
- Electronic Test Technician
- Field Service Technician
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as a/an:
- Electrical Engineer
- Computer Engineer
- Electronic Production Supervisor
- Electronic Maintenance Supervisor
- Field Service Engineer
- Network Engineer
Curriculum and Experience
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2023-2024 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.It is strongly recommended to meet with a faculty advisor upon admission to the program and prior to enrolling in courses.First Semester10-605-1081 credit10-605-1133 credits10-605-1183 credits10-801-1953 credits10-809-1993 creditsChoose from one of the following courses (consult program faculty advisor for appropriate transferability, terms offered, and pre-requisites):Second SemesterChoose from one of the following courses (consult program faculty advisor for appropriate transferability, terms offered, and pre-requisites):Third SemesterChoose from one of the following courses (consult program faculty advisor for appropriate transferability, terms offered, and pre-requisites):Fourth Semester
Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!
International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is August 31, 2024
All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.
1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.
2. Education Completion
Official transcripts must be sent from the institutions you attended and indicate one of the following:
- High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
- GED/HSED transcript
- College transcript(s) showing:
- Completion of an associate degree or higher, or
- At least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4-point scale
- The credits must be completed at a single college and cannot be combined with other transcripts
- Any transfer credit listed on a transcript does not count toward the 30-credit minimum
All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.
Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.
Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.
UW System SchoolsStudents who complete the applied associates degree in Electrical Engineering Technology may have up to 56-58 credits applied toward the BS in Electrical Engineering Technology. Students must meet all UWGB degree requirements for graduation. At least 30 credits must be completed at UWGB to satisfy the UWGB residency requirement.The terms of the Leadership & Org Studies agreement are limited to students who complete an associates of applied science degree and are admitted to the Organizational Studies emphasis of the Leadership and Organizational Studies at UW O. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.Students must earn the Associate in Applied Science in Electrical Engineering Technology with the specified curriculum at Madison College for the coursework to transfer and meet UW-Platteville’s admission requirements for the agreement to apply. General admission to UW-Platteville requires students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 GPA or higher is required at Madison College. Students admitted to UW-Platteville will be directly admitted into Electrical Engineering.
Wisconsin Private SchoolsA student who completes an associate of arts, associate of science or associates of applied science is considered part of the ‘advanced core‘. The Advanced Core requires students to have earned at least 64 credits of transfer. If students transfer prior to completion or with less than 64 credits they will be considered part of the standard core and credits will be evaluated on a course by course basis.Students who complete the Associate Degree of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Mechanical Design Technology, Electromechanical Technology or Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology at Madison College will be guaranteed admission to Edgewood College when students transfer directly from Madison College to Edgewood College within 5 years of completing the Associate Degree.Students will be granted admission to a bachelors degree program upon completion of an approved transfer program at Madison College. Students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater while at Madison College. Regardless of the number of credits transferred students must complete at least 25% of their baccalaureate degree credits at Herzing University University.Student who earn an Associate Degree from Madison College can transfer a minimum of 60 credits and a maximum of 72 credits to Lakeland College to be applied to the requirements of the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree.Students must enter the electrical engineering program fall of 2015 and plan on entering MSOE AAS-EET to BSEE Transfer Track in the Electrical Engineering program in fall 2017. Must complete all Madison College courses with a C or better and meet MSOE Electrical Engineering admission requirements with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
Out-of-State SchoolsStudents who complete any associate degree at Madison Area Technical College will have no additional general education core curriculum requirements to meet but must satisfy the Kirkpatrick Signature Series requirement. This applies to students who are pursuing a bachelors of arts, bachelors of science or bachelors of fine arts at Bellevue University.Per the agreement, students must complete the associates of arts, associates of science or associates of applied science with an overall GPA of a 2.0 prior to transferring. Articulation agreement is for students who graduate from appropriate program and wish to pursue one of the following degrees at Capella: Bachelor of Science in Business specializations, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety specializations, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (must hold a valid RN license) and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.Students graduating with an associate degree from MATC with a 2.0 GPA or higher are guaranteed admissions into CSU-Global and can transfer up to 64 semester credits from MATC to be applied toward earning a Bachelor’s Degree at CSU-Global.Franklin University will guarantee acceptance of all Madison College graduates with an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate of Applied Science. Madison College graduates will have junior standing at Franklin University and may transfer additional credits (up to a maximum of 94) toward their baccalaureate degree.
MATC Electrical Engineering Technology program graduates are prepared to:
- Apply electronic theory to practice
- Operate test equipment
- Build electronic circuits and systems
- Evaluate the operation of electronic circuits or systems
- Communicate technical information
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2020 2021 2022 Number of Program Graduates 10 12 6 Number of Surveys Sent 9 12 6 Number of Surveys Returned 5 9 2 Percent of Surveys Returned Available for Employment 4 6 2 Percent Available for Employment 80.00% 66.70% 100.00% Not in Labor Market Percent Not in Labor Market 20.00% 33.30% 0.00% Available for Employment
2020 2021 2022 Graduates Employed 3 5 2 Percent of Graduates Employed 75.00% 83.30% 100.00% Employed in Related Occupation 2 5 2 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 66.70% 100.00% 100.00% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 1 0 0 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 33.30% 0.00% 0.00% Employed - No Response 0 0 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Seeking Employment 1 1 0 Percent Seeking Employment 25.00% 16.70% 0.00% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.6 3.8 3.5 Number of Satisfaction Responses 5 9 2 Very Satisfied (4) 3 7 1 Percent Very Satisfied 60.00% 77.80% 50.00% Satisfied (3) 2 2 1 Percent Satisfied 40.00% 22.20% 50.00% Unsatisfied (2) 0 0 0 Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0 0 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Number of Primary Reason Responses 5 9 2 Preparation for Getting a Job 3 3 1 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 60.00% 33.30% 50.00% Career Change 0 2 1 Percent Career Change 0.00% 22.20% 50.00% Improvement of Existing Skills 1 1 0 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 20.00% 11.10% 0.00% Preparation for Further Education 1 2 0 Percent Preparation for Further Education 20.00% 22.20% 0.00% Personal Interest 0 1 0 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 11.10% 0.00% Other 0 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2020 2021 2022 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 3 5 2 Before Enrollment 1 1 0 Percent Before Enrollment 33.30% 20.00% 0.00% While Attending the College 1 3 2 Percent While Attending the College 33.30% 60.00% 100.00% After Training at the College 1 1 0 Percent After Training at the College 33.30% 20.00% 0.00% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2020 2021 2022 Number of Employment Location Responses 3 5 2 In College District 3 5 2 Percent In College District 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 0 0 Percent of In Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 0 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2020 2021 2022 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 2 4 2 Average Monthly Wage $2,743 $4,256 $3,586 Average Hourly Wage $15.94 $24.75 $20.85 Average Work Hours per Week 40 42.4 40 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count Average Hourly Wage Average Work Hours per Week
Graduate Employers for academic year: 2022 Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions Joe Adamec Electrical Technician Verona X-ES Electrical Technician Verona
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