Salary Range Potential:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Problem-solving, Physics, Mathematics
Types of Employers:
Energy, Healthcare, Construction
Electrical engineers design and build the electrical systems that power… well, everything. For a world that is plugged in 24/7, this means that electrical engineers are in high demand across the nation—especially in high energy and production areas like Mississippi.
On an average day, an electrical engineer will oversee the creation of communications systems, motors, and production equipment. The best engineers will be able to draw up intricate blue prints, communicate effectively with team members, and analyze and solve problems along the way. They are creative, analytical, and teamwork-oriented.
Electrical Engineer- $75,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
The Drafting and Design Technology programs of study are designed to provide specialized occupational instruction in all phases of drafting technology in order to prepare students for positions in the drafting field. A combination of class work and laboratory experience is stressed.The Engineering Drafting and Design Technology program of study is designed to provide instruction in all phases of design technology in order to prepare students for positions as designers or computer-aided drafting technicians. Instruction includes computer-aided design, architectural design, civil planning, 3D-modeling and manufacturing. A combination of class work and laboratory experience is stressed. The Architectural Engineering Technology option prepares a person for a career in the architectural drafting field as an Architectural Drafter, Architectural Designer or CAD Technician. The Architectural Engineering Technology concentration educates students in the design of projects in residential as well as commercial fields. The program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in architectural firms, design/build firms, engineering firms, governmental agencies, architectural material suppliers and manufacturing facilities. Students have the opportunity to earn Autodesk Certification upon completion of the program.
Pre-requisites required:Students seeking admission to this program must meet one of the following minimum assessment scores: ACT®- Reading, 16; Math, 17; and English, 17; OR ACCUPLACER- Reading Comprehension, 70; Arithmetic, 63; and Sentence Structure, 88; OR by approval of the program chairperson.
Length of Program:Career Certificate | Technical Certificate | 2 year Associate of Applied Science
Summary of Program Requirements:Students seeking admission to this program must meet one of the following minimum assessment scores: ACT®- Reading, 16; Math, 17; and English, 17; OR ACCUPLACER- Reading Comprehension, 70; Arithmetic, 63; and Sentence Structure, 88; OR by approval of the program chairperson.
Skills NeededComputer Proficiency | Trouble shooting | Math Skills | Multi-Tasking | Motor Skills