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 Advising Team is made up of faculty, professional and peer advisors. They will guide you at every step during your college career. They are ready to help you:
In your first semester, your First Year Seminar (FYS) professor is your advisor. In your second semester and beyond, you can log in to My LaGuardia to contact advisor(s) or make an appointment. 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.
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.
Degree MapUse the Electrical Option Degree Map or Mechanical Option Degree Map and DegreeWorks to assist in academic planning and creating your own graduation plan in ePortfolio.
Selecting FlexibleCore Courses
Energy Technician will select three courses from three of the five Flexible Core categories, including:
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).