College of Science and Technology

Public and Accreditation Information

Applied Engineering Technology (AET) provides alternative engineering education opportunities to students whose interests and aptitudes align with applications of engineering and technology.

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Applied Engineering Technology at North Carolina A&T is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.

Program Educational Objectives for the AET Degree Program

Graduates of the Applied Engineering Technology degree program contribute to society as productive professionals and engaged citizens by:

  1. Delivering services and products by applying technical knowledge, problem-solving techniques, hands-on skills, and modern tools in established and emerging areas of engineering technology.
  2. Communicating effectively in technical and non-technical environments.
  3. Working effectively in teams and assuming leadership roles while modeling ethical, respectful and professional behavior.
  4. Recognizing the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  5. Pursuing continuous professional development and lifelong learning.

Student Outcomes for the AET Degree Program

Graduates of the Applied Engineering Technology degree program will achieve the following learned capabilities:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, or technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems.
  2. An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems.
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments, and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes.
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.

Enrollment and Graduation Data for the AET Degree Program

Academic Year

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

Enrollment*

126

144

146

151

147

Degrees Awarded

14

25

37

31

NA*

*Fall semester enrollment - NA Data not available yet.

Source of Data: Enrollment Factbook