Computer Engineering Technology

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Computers break. It’s a frustrating fact of life but it’s the reason we need highly trained computer experts to fix them. Drawing on a thorough understanding of computer hardware and software, computer technicians maintain, repair and troubleshoot electronic, electrical and microprocessor-based equipment. Sullivan Tech’s computer engineering technology degree program utilizes a”learning by doing” approach that prepares you for both your future career and the industry’s most in-demand certifications.

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Sullivan Tech’s Computer Engineering Technology program is more than just unplugging computers and plugging them back in. Drawing on a thorough understanding of hardware and software, our technicians maintain, repair and troubleshoot electronic, electrical and microprocessor-based equipment. Because here at Sullivan Tech, we make it happen.

Make a career out of computer engineering technology as a:

  • Digital systems specialist
  • Computer repair technician
  • Hardware support analyst
  • Field service technician
  • Computer installer
  • Technical sales representative



Believe us when we say that by the time you’ve completed your computer engineering technology degree, you’ll know your ways around a computer inside and out. You’ll also gain a solid understanding of the principles of electricity, file system operations, network applications, digital circuits and more. Once you complete the program, you will be ready to attempt your A+ and NET+ certifications, as well as 17 IPC certifications.

SCTD’s program is specifically designed to give you the skills you need to be workforce ready. With comprehensive knowledge of the inner workings of computing systems, you will position yourself as an invaluable asset to companies in practically any industry you choose.


SCTD’s Computer Engineering Technology degree program offers students the following benefits:

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Engineering Technology

  • Real-world experience – At SCTD, you’ll get hands-on experience working with the computer systems you’ll encounter on the job. Plus, with small class sizes, you’ll receive all the help you need.
  • Graduate Sooner – Because we offer courses on a quarterly basis, you can decrease the time necessary to complete your degree.
  • Financial Aid – Need financial assistance? We’ll help you determine what options are available to you.
  • Career Services – At SCTD we will help you find the employment opportunities you want to take the next step in your career.
A.A.S. Course Work

Our comprehensive curriculum will provide you with instruction in subject areas including mathematics, professional development, computer networking, and more. To learn more about specific courses, including course descriptions, delivery information, and more, view the list below.

Course Class Title Credit
CCS100 College Success Strategies 4
CCS117 Computer Fundamentals 4
CCS126 English 4
CCS143 Algebra I 4
ELC114 Direct Current Theory & Applications 7
CCS147 Operating Systems 4
CCS153 Trigonometry & Geometry
ELC134 Alternating Current Theory & Applications 7
CCS162 Physics I 4
CCS163 Algebra II 4
DRF135 Computer Aided Design Drafting I 3
ELC152 Semi-conductors I 3
ELC163 Digital Electronics I 3
CCS212 Physics II 4
CET244 Communications in Electronics
ELC212 Semi-conductors II
ELC219 Digital Electronics II
ELC226 Electro-Mechanical Devices I
NET130 Computer Essentials & Troubleshooting 12
ELC240 Opto-electronics 4
CCS246 Professional Development 4
NET152 Introduction to Computer Networking 12
Total Credit Hours 105


If you are in search of addition industry information, view the professional association websites below! Here you will find industry updates, professional development information, and more.

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards and professional and educational activities.

The Computer Science and Engineering Society is an organization dedicated to forming a passionate community of computer scientists and engineers. From projects to competitions to social events to outreach, they have a diverse set of events and activities that will appeal to any passionate computer scientist or engineer.

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Jim Barks

Meet the Chair

Jim Barks

Jim Barks has joined the SCTD faculty as an adjunct in 1996. He has taught numerous courses in Electronics, Mathematics, and Physics during that time. Jim also holds CompTia A+, Net+, and Security+ certifications. In 2015, Jim became chair of the Computer Engineering Technology Department and considers it an honor to prepare students to work in electronics-related fields.

SCTD has a really hands-on approach in all facets of the CNA program. I honestly don’t think I would be in the job I am in if I did not have my degree.
– John Smith

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