• 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 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:

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

    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.

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    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 Map
    Use 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:

    • 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).