Grantham University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science offers the Associate of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (AS-ECET) in the online format. It is a 65-credit hour program that provides the basics of electrical and electronics design. It satisfies the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (BS-EET) or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology (BS-CET).
Graduates are expected to demonstrate the required proficiency in knowledge, skills, and techniques; improve processes through application of experimental results of conducted experiments; identify, analyze, and solve technical problems; communicate effectively; and demonstrate an awareness of responsibilities in the professional, ethical and social concepts. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Program curriculum includes courses in Digital Electronics and Lab, Programming in Computer, Fundamental Properties of DC Circuits and Lab, Fundamental Properties of AC Circuits and Lab, Electronics I and Lab, Student Success, Programming Essentials, General Chemistry, Engineering and Ethics, English Composition I, English Composition II, Technical Writing, American Government I, College Algebra, Physics I and Electives in Behavioral and Social Sciences, and in Humanities and Fine Arts.
Students who are not prepared to enter College Algebra should take a course in Developmental Math. A course in basic computer skills is required for those who are not computer literate. All courses are assigned a letter grade based on a 4-point scale.
The university is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. In lieu of federal financial aid, extended payment plans are offered to help students finance their education.