Electrical & Electronics

Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a fast-developing and high-demand field. With classroom study and hands-on lab activities, you’ll learn the fundamentals of electrical and electronic circuits and devices, digital electronics, embedded computer systems design, data acquisition, and communication and computer networks. Many graduates go on to pursue a four-year degree.

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Manufacturing & Automation

In this growing area of engineering, you’ll get the skills you need for a career as a manufacturing engineer, automation engineer, maintenance technician, electro-mechanical technician, engineering technician, quality engineer or quality analyst.

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Mechanical Design

Put your creative and problem-solving skills to good use in one of FVTC’s engineering mechanical design programs. You’ll learn how to create the drawings used to make products, tools and machine components.

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Safety, Energy & Environmental

There are many career opportunities in this area of engineering both in the industrial and service settings. You can study to become an environmental health and safety technician, safety coordinator, project engineer or energy auditor.

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Student Spotlights

Student Spotlight: Sean Hogan

With his love of figuring out how things work, Sean was able to turn his passion into a career with the Mechanical Design Technology Program at FVTC. 

Student Spotlight: Michael Alvarez Gonzalez

Michael chose Fox Valley Tech because of the terrific reputation of the Engineering programs, and superior affordability. 

Student Spotlight: James Martin

Seeking greater expertise in his current career, James made the decision to go back to college for more specialized training and experience.  

Student Spotlight: Todd Canziani

Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology & Electro-Mechanical Technology