• Energy Technician

    LaGuardia’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Energy Technician offers tracks in Mechanical Technology and Electrical Technology.

  • The Energy Technician program is administered by the Department of Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science (MEC). Energy technicians work in high-demand, growing fields related to computers, cellular phones, and global positioning systems (GPS) technologies.

  • In support of the LaGuardia’s mission to educate and graduate its students to become critical thinkers and socially responsible citizens, the College has undertaken a team approach toward advising, designed to support you in your major from orientation through graduation.  

    Your advisement team, made up of faculty and professional advisors, will guide you at every step during your college career. They are ready to help you: 

    • Explore your major 
    • Select introductory and advanced courses 
    • Connect you with campus support services 
    • Prepare an educational and career plan 

    Visit the  Advising page to learn more about when to get advised and how to prepare for an advising appointment, and check out the  Advising Calendar for information sessions, events and more. 
      
    Please feel free to reach out to these advisors if you have any questions or need assistance, and visit  laguardia.edu/visit for directions to campus.

    Advising Team Staff Members Email Phone  Office 
    Laura Barski, Advising Services  lbarski@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5921  B 235 
    Marangely Colon, Advising Services  mcolon@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5267  B 100N 


    Current Students 
    Log in to the CUNY Portal to review your Degree Audit to find out what classes to take.
    Have Questions about using Degree Audit? Visit  LaGuardia's Degree Audit page for tutorials and how-to guides. 


    Prospective Students
     
    Review the Energy Technician Curriculum and the recommended course sequences below. 


    Selecting FlexibleCore Courses

    Energy Technician will select three courses from three of the five Flexible Core categories, including:

    • MAT200 Pre-Calculus (4 credits) under Scientific World
    • HUP102 Critical Thinking (3 credits) under Individual and Society
    Additional Common Core courses will be required when transferring to a CUNY college


    For information about this program’s retention and graduation rate visit the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment website page.


    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for architecture and engineering occupations for those with an associate degree was $54,871 in 2015; which is significantly higher than the median annual wage for all occupations in the economy, which was $36,200.*


    Explore career possibilities on  Career Connect


    *Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Architecture and Engineering Occupations, on the Internet at  http://www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/home.htm (visited September 23, 2016).