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Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Uniquely focused curriculum

With the rapid advancement of science and technology in today’s world, every industry needs highly qualified engineers who can keep innovation moving forward. While many universities offer engineering programs, few degrees have focused on developing the practical skills required in an applied engineering environment. Until now.

The B.S. in Engineering Technology emphasizes the real-world application of general engineering principles. Through the use of cutting-edge virtual labs and simulation methods, students will develop the skills to design, refine and apply engineering technologies across a range of industries. You can also customize your degree and shape your future by choosing from these available concentrations:

  • Aeronautical Science
  • Aviation Safety
  • Helicopter Operations and Safety
  • Logistics Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Project Management
  • Security and Intelligence
  • Transportation
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems

Offered entirely online through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide, this convenient and flexible degree program will prepare you to put your engineering skills to work in a variety of industries. Research projects, virtual labs and a capstone course will round out your curriculum, ensuring you graduate with the fundamental skills you need to achieve your career aspirations.

The B.S. in Engineering Technology curriculum will also help students prepare for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Professional Engineering (PE) exam, a critical step for any engineer who aspires to a long and rewarding career. If you dream of developing tomorrow’s innovations with your own two hands, this new online program is designed for you.

Career Areas
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical or Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
Program Objectives
  • Design proficiency through designing systems, components and processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems
  • Quantitative reasoning through demonstrating the use of digitally-enabled technology, mathematics proficiency and analysis techniques to interpret data
  • Information literacy through conducting research, gathering information from primary and secondary sources, and incorporating sources in your writing
  • Scientific literacy through analyzing scientific evidence as it relates to the physical world and its interrelationship with human values
  • Application of mathematics, science, engineering and technology knowledge to real-world engineering technology problems
Degree Requirements
General Education
Course / TitleCredits
Communication Theory and Skills: 
ENGL 123 English Composition3
ENGL 221 Technical Report Writing3
SPCH 219 Speech3
HUMN 142 Studies in Literature3
HUMN 210 World Culture3
HUMN 330 Values and Ethics3
Social Sciences: 
SOCI 210 Introduction to Sociology3
Physical and Life Sciences: 
CHEM 140 Chemistry for Engineers4
CHEM 141 Chemistry for Engineers Laboratory1
PHYS 150 Physics I for Engineers3
PHYS 160 Physics II for Engineers3
MATH 143 Precalculus Essentials3
MATH 241 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 242 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II4
Computer Science / Information: 
ENGR 115 Introduction to Computing for Engineers3
Total Credits46
Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, and Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Life Science, Mathematics and Computer Science may be chosen from as listed, assuming prerequisites are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.

Course / TitleCredits
ECON 210 Microeconomics3
ECON 211 Macroeconomics3
MATH 222 Business Statistics3
Leadership and Management:
MGMT 201 Principles of Management3
MGMT 203 Management for Aeronautical Science3
Technical Core:
ENGR 101 Introduction to Engineering3
ENGR 120 Graphical Communications3
ESCI 201 Statics3
CESC 220 Digital Circuit Design3
CESC 222 Digital Circuit Design Laboratory1
ESCI 204 Dynamics3
ESCI 202 Solid Mechanics3
ESCI 206 Fluid Mechanics3
RSCH 202 Introduction to Research Methods3
ETEC 310 Engineering Materials3
ETEC 315 Circuit Analysis3
ETEC 410 Thermodynamics3
ETEC 415 Control Systems3
ETEC 420 Applications of Engineering Technology3
ETEC 485 Professional Seminar1
ETEC 490 Engineering Technology Capstone3
Total Credits59

Following concentration areas are available to BSET students. Students may choose at least 3 courses each from two concentration areas.
Total Degree Requirements123


Aeronautical Science
Course / TitleCredits
ASCI 202 Introduction to Aeronautical Science3
ASCI 309 Aerodynamics3
ASCI 310 Aircraft Performance3

Aviation Safety
Course / TitleCredits
SFTY 320 Human Factors in Aviation Safety3
SFTY 330 Aircraft Accident Investigation3
SFTY 409 Aviation Safety3

Helicopter Operations and Safety
Course / TitleCredits
ASCI 317 Rotorcraft3
ASCI 378 Helicopter Flight Environments3
ASCI 388 Helicopter Flight Planning3
ASCI 428 Advanced Helicopter Systems and Functions3
ASCI 438 Advanced Helicopter Operations3
SFTY 345 Aviation Safety Program Management3
SFTY 409 Aviation Safety3

Unmanned Aerial Systems
Course / TitleCredits
ASCI 315 Unmanned Aerial Systems and Operations3
ASCI 316 Operational and Business Aspects of Unmanned Aerial Systems3
ASCI 318 Unmanned Aerial Systems Robotics3
ASCI 410 Unmanned Sensing Systems3

Course / TitleCredits
TRAN 331 Road & Highway Transportation3
TRAN 341 Railroad Operations3
TRAN 351 Urban Transportation and City Planning3
TRAN 361 Marine Transportation3
TRAN 371 Pipelines, Land Use, and the Environment3
TRAN 401 Transportation and the Environment3

Logistics Management
Course / TitleCredits
MGMT 331 Transportation Principles3
BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo3
MGMT 411 Logistics Management for Aviation/Aerospace3
MGMT 440 Advanced Professional Logistics3

Management Information Systems
Course / TitleCredits
MGMT 392 Database Management3
MGMT 422 Information Technology Management, Strategy, and Governance3
MGMT 492 Information Systems Project Management3
MGMT 494 Aviation Information Systems3

Occupational Safety & Health
Course / TitleCredits
SFTY 311 Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health3
SFTY 321 Ergonomics3
SFTY 355 Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology3

Project Management
Course / TitleCredits
MGMT 424 Project management in Aviation Operations3
MGMT 427 Management of the Multicultural Workforce3
MGMT 461 Global Project Management3
MGMT 462 Project Management Advanced Concepts3

Security and Intelligence
Course / TitleCredits
SCTY 315 Studies in Intelligence I3
SCTY 385 Intelligence Collection and Analysis3
SCTY 488 National Security Issues and Terrorism3


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