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Integrated Engineering Technology

Integrated Engineering Technology, InET (formerly Mecomtronics) fulfills an industry's needs for multifunctional technicians competent in mechanical, computer, telecommunications and electronics. As an engineering technician, you will work individually or as a member of a professional team, applying aspects of scientific and engineering concepts in implementing existing technologies and creating new technologies.

What used to be traditional manufacturing jobs have evolved into high-tech positions. What engineers used to do five-to-ten years ago is now done by engineering technicians. According to a workforce development study, you can earn an average annual salary of $62,340 with an A.A.S. degree in this field. Did you also know that 60 percent of all jobs in technology require at least an A.A.S. degree?

Students acquire knowledge and skills in demand by business and industry in the areas of installation, maintenance and administration of computer systems, as well as the development, operation and maintenance of automated systems. You will learn to assist with planning and management of manufacturing processes and how to operate production equipment, and you will apply quality principles for improvement of products.

Employment opportunities are available in the fields of electronics, pharmaceuticals, food, health, packaging, manufacturing, computers and transportation.


Integrated Engineering Technology, Associate in Applied Science
When planning your coursework, use the Student Planning Worksheet. Degree information and the worksheet can be found on the following files:


Contact Information

Andreas Vrettos, Coordinator
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1052
(630) 942-3390

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1041
(630) 942-2548

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06
(630) 942-3210