APPLIED TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

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The Department of Engineering and Applied Technology (E&AT) integrates science, technology, and practical learning across a variety of programs designed to prepare students for immediate job entry or professional retraining. Many courses also satisfy prerequisites for transfer to four-year institutions in areas such as Architecture and Engineering. Students train in our state-of-the-art facilities on the latest software applications representing industry standards such as Autodesk, ESRI, Adobe, Trimble, Topcon, and others.
For detailed information, see the Applied Technology & Engineering Website.
 

Applied Technology & Engineering Programs

PROGRAM
CERTIFICATE
DEGREE
AS**
Electronic Fundamentals*
Mechatronics Fundamentals*
Interior Design* AA
Interior Design: Technical Certificate*
✓(2)
   
✓(2)

*See counselor or contact department for additional information.

**Some certificates may undergo minor revisions as the job market evolves and the technology advances. Please contact the department for additional information.

NOTE: Additional programs in this discipline being developed to be implemented in Fall 2018.

Applied Technology & Engineering Job Market

Typical Position
Salaries
Estimator
$60,000*
Construction Worker
$34,000*
Construction Managers
$87,600*
Water Utility Operators
$36,400*
Solar Fabrication Technician
$43,800*
Civil Engineering Technician
$19-23/hour**
GIS Technician
$15-20/hour**
Surveying Technician
$18-22/hour**
*Information from the California Employment Development Department Survey of Santa Rosa-Petaluma Metropolitan Statistical Area (Sonoma County), Occupational Employment Projections, 2006 – 2016: http://www.edd.ca.gov/
**Use converter calculator to annualized salary: http://us.thesalarycalculator.co.uk/hourly.php