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, Academic Support Specialist
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 4:30 p.m.  Office closed in July. 

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SPOTLIGHT

Christine Calvert

Christine Calvert
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Student

"I wanted to get into law enforcement. I chose to put myself through the academy to prepare myself better for employment. Allan Hancock College has made a tremendous difference in my life. It has allowed me to create lifelong friendships. [The instructors] encourage us in a traditional manner that is physically challenging, yet they're very concerned about us being educated."
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