Engineering Technology

Electronics/Computer Electronics

Program Overview

As you begin your engineering technology education at Allan Hancock College you are opening the door to many exciting careers. Whether your interest lies in

  • theoretical problem solving,
  • artistic creation,
  • working with your hands, or
  • creating something practical,

a degree in engineering technology will help you satisfy that interest and put you well on your way to a successful career in the engineering and design industry. Read more about possible careers...

Why Study Engineering at AHC?

The engineering technology program at Allan Hancock College will prepare you for transfer to a four-year college or for employment as a drafter or technician to support engineering or drafting operations. 

The associate degree and certificate options in engineering include engineering, civil, mechatronics or engineering drafting. Each emphasis focuses specifically on providing a solid background in the mechanics of each technology. Depending on which option you choose you will become skilled in the technologies of automation, robotics, machine design, CADD operations, civil engineering, surveying and more.

What Can I Do With My Degree?

With your engineering technology degree you can pursue a career as a drafter, designer, civil engineer, manufacturing engineer, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer or electronic engineer, and many more.

Engineering drafters create technical drawings and plans. Potential drafting areas include aeronautical, architectural, automotive, civil, electrical, electronic, illustrative, mapping, mechanical, piping, structural and sheet metal. In addition, several major industries require engineering technologists including mining, petroleum, manufacturing, transportation, communications, and public utilities.

LOCATION

Industrial Technology Department, Building O

Marna Lombardi, Administrative Secretary
Phone: 805-922-6966 ext. 3335
industrialtechnology@hancockcollege.edu

Hours

Classes offered day and evening Monday through Thursday,  Fall and Spring Semesters

Industrial Technology office hours 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Office closed during summer months.

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SPOTLIGHT

Nelly Guerra

Nelly Guerra
Agribusiness

"The agribusiness program and the different teachers in this field have helped me in so many ways and shaped what I want to do in my life. They have also helped me get an internship. This program has prepared me for Cal Poly by not only being involved and helping in the community but by helping me realize how many people in the community are willing to help students succeed. My Career goal is to transfer to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and someday be involved in the nursery business interacting with different plant breeders."
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