PUBLIC AND ACCREDITATION INFORMATION 

Computer Systems Technology Degree Programs Accreditation Information

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Electronics Technology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org. 

Mission Statement 

The mission of the Department of Computer Systems Technology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, strategically aligned with that of the university, is to provide students with the fundamental technical skills and knowledge required for gainful employment in the electrical, electronics, or information technology fields. 

Program Educational Objectives  

Graduates of the Electronics Technology and Information Technology degree programs contribute to society as productive professionals and engaged citizens by obtaining: 

  1. Relevant and sustained employment in electrical engineering technology, information technology and related field and/or pursuit of advanced study and research. 
  1. Steady career progress, continuous professional development, demonstrated leadership, and a strong commitment to ethical principles. 
  1. Engagement in the solutions of social, economic, environmental, and/or cultural problems of countries throughout the world, with a special emphasis on African-Americans and other underrepresented communities. 

Student Outcomes for the CST Degree Programs 

Graduates of the Electronics 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; 
  1. An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems; 
  1. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; 
  1. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team; 
  1. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature. 

Graduates of the Information Technology degree programs will achieve the following learned capabilities: 

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.  
  1. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.  
  1. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.  
  1. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.  
  1. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline 

Enrollment and Graduation Data for the ET and IT Degree Programs 

Academic Semester 

Fall 2014 

Fall 2015 

Fall 2016 

Fall 2017 

Fall 2018 

Fall 2019 

ET Enrollment  

112 

171 

137 

97 

61 

46 

IT Enrollment  

3 

51 

106 

189 

270 

312 

MSIT Enrollment 

98 

107 

120 

114 

108 

92 

Academic Year 

2013-2014 

2014-2015 

2015-2017 

2016-2017 

2017-2018 

2018-2019 

ET Degrees Awarded 

33 

38 

32 

29 

32 

19 

IT Degrees Awarded 

4 

1 

1 

3 

17 

36 

MSIT Enrollment 

31 

44 

41 

59 

62 

55 

 

Data from NCAT Fact Book, https://public.tableau.com/profile/ncat.institutional.research#!/vizhome/NewEnrollmentProfile/AtaGlance