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Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology

Be a technology professional.

At the University of Dayton, our electronic and computer majors prepare for careers in industry at a variety of tasks including analog and digital design, microprocessor hardware and software applications, electronic controls, automation, engineering sales and support, product design and development, and data communications.

The ECT curriculum includes a strong emphasis on computers and applied engineering topics in circuit analysis, analog and digital electronic design, digital communications, digital circuits, microprocessors, software, and data acquisition instrumentation. You'll receive a strong foundation in the basic principles necessary to support any future career studies or development as dictated by changing technology or career roles.


  • Our Cooperative Education program allows students to work with companies such as AO Smith, Honda, Toyota, Fujitec, Battelle, YSI, LexisNexis and Naval Research Laboratories.
  • A degree that makes you competitive in today's job market
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Professors respected by scholars worldwide

Plan of Study

University Catalog for Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology Program

Areas of Emphasis 

We offer a variety of minors that allows you to explore your area of interest. 


Program Details 

There is more than one way to start an engineering career, and engineering technology may be the pathway for you. At Dayton, you will receive a strong background in applied engineering, integrated laboratory experiences and the implementation of design projects. 

To develop cross-functional skills and prepare you for success in this evolving field, our curriculum includes core courses in electronic and computer engineering technology and electives in other disciplines. As a senior, you will further develop your leadership, project management and technical skills as your multi-disciplinary team analyzes, designs and builds a system to solve a real-world problem.

If you wish to expand your studies in a specific area, you can select courses or a minor in quality assurance or industrial, manufacturing or mechanical engineering. You may also pursue a certificate in the Integrated Arts & Technology program.

Are You a High School Student?
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We’d love to meet with you. To schedule an academic appointment, email our Engineering Ambassadors at or call at 937-229-5082, and they can schedule you an appointment with our engineering academic programs and/or with our Diversity in Engineering Center (Minority Engineering Program and Women Engineering Program). Or, click here to complete and submit an online visit request form, and our Ambassadors will contact you. The University of Dayton Office of Admission schedules general University campus visits or tours. Please, click here to go to our Office of Admission website for available options.

Scholarship Opportunity
FIRST® Scholarship

FIRST Scholarship inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs to build science, engineering, technology and life skills. The University of Dayton School of Engineering supports their endeavor with a $2500 renewable scholarship for students who major in electrical, computer, civil, discover (undecided) engineering or engineering technology. For more information, click here and contact Shawnee Breitenstein.


Engineering Management, Systems and Technology, Prof. Scott Schneider, Department Chair

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