Career Technologies AAS – Electronics Technology Program

Code: AAS.IDT.ELECT.TECH

The Electronics Technology program prepares students for entry-level positions in the electronics industry.  The areas of application are diverse, encompassing military and space electronics, communications and avionics electronics, consumer and 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

WRT-101English Composition I

3

DFT-107Drafting I

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

ELC-201AC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-203Electronics I

4

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

-or

CHM-100Introduction to Chemistry

4

-Free Elective*

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Third Semester

ELC-204Electronics II

4

ELC-214Communication Systems I

4

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Fourth Semester

  Humanities Elective 3
  Social Science Elective 3
MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

-or

TEC-180Problem Solving using Technology

4

-Free Elective*

3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

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

MFG /TEC Restricted Elective* 3
DFT-107Drafting I

3

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

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

Total Credit Hours:34

Free Elective

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 60

Specific Program Notes

Students are encouraged to take their courses in semester sequence order.

Please note that required courses may have prerequisites. Click on each course to view details.

*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.