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Engineering Technology at HCC

Earn national certifications in advanced manufacturing and: Upgrade your current skills and knowledge. Become more marketable in the workforce. Transfer certifications to college credits in Engineering Technology. Financial assistance is available.  Apply now!




Associate in Science (AS) Degree
60 credits
The purpose of these programs is to prepare the student for initial employment in high technology industry. Some occupational job titles that an AS graduate may find upon graduation are:
  • Engineering Technologist
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Engineering Aid
  • Production Technician
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) operator
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operators
  • Equipment/Automation Maintenance
  • Hydraulic/Fluid Power Tech
  • Electrical Engineering Technology Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Technician
  • Aerospace Technology Technician


The Associate in Science Degree is transferable to many four-year degree granting institutions such as the University of South Florida, University of Central Florida, Daytona State College, and St. Petersburg College.

Note:  The AS program provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in many industrial occupations.

Engineering Technology Core Courses
  • Mfg Processes and Materials
  • Quality
  • Metrology
  • CAD for Engineers
  • Applied Electronics
  • Industrial Safety

Advanced Manufacturing/Automation
Specialization Courses

  • Programmable Logic Controllers(PLC's)
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Lab
  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • Motors and Controls
  • Engineering Technology Capstone

Specializations of Engineering Technology (ET) Degree Programs Offered Across Florida:

  • Aerospace
  • Advanced Manufacturing/Automation (HCC)
  • Biomedical Equipment
  • Electronics
  • Industrial Design
  • Mechanical
  • Quality (SPC)
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