Career Technologies AAS – Electronics Technology Degree

Code: AAS.IDT.ELECT.TECH

The AAS Degree Program in Electronics Technology is primarily intended to prepare students for entry-level positions in the electronics industry.  The areas of application are diverse, broadly encompassing military & space electronics, communications & avionics electronics, consumer & automotive electronics, and medical & power electronics.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Adjust and repair commercial and consumer electronic equipment.
  • Test, troubleshoot, or prototype electronic products and systems.
  • Service and repair installed electronic systems at the user's location.
  • Assist in technical writing projects and assist in technical marketing or sales.

Career Pathways

Entry Level Technician:  Lab/ Prototype, Service Shop, or Field Service

Technical Marketing or Sales Associate

 

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

ELC-100Introduction to Electronics Technology

2

ELC-101DC-Circuit Analysis

4

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

TEC-180Problem Solving using Technology

4

WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

ELC-201AC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-203Electronics I

4

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

WEX-101Dynamics of Health and Fitness

2

Total Credit Hours:17

Third Semester

DFT-107Drafting I

2

ELC-204Electronics II

4

ELC-214Communication Systems I

4

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth Semester

  Humanities Elective* 3
  Social Science Elective* 3
ELC-215Communication Systems II

4

MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

Total Credit Hours:16

General Education Requirements

Communication

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Humanities and Social Sciences*

Two general education courses selected from the following fields, with no more than one course in any one field: Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN]); History (HIS); Literature (LIT); Philosophy and Religion (PHR); World Languages and Cultures (LAN); Economics (ECO); Geography (GEO); Political Science (POL); Psychology (PSY); Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT).

Total Credit Hours:6

Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 20

Program Requirements

DFT-107Drafting I

2

ELC-100Introduction to Electronics Technology

2

ELC-101DC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-201AC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-203Electronics I

4

ELC-204Electronics II

4

ELC-214Communication Systems I

4

ELC-215Communication Systems II

4

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

TEC-180Problem Solving using Technology

4

Total Credit Hours: 41

Program Support Requirements

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

WEX-101Dynamics of Health and Fitness

2

Total Credit Hours: 5

Total Credit Hours: 66

Specific Program Notes

*General Education Elective(s).

Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by the Basic Skills Placement Test.