View printer-friendly version This program provides opportunities for students interested in the operation, maintenance and repair of a wide array of electronics-based equipment. The Electronics Technology AAS degree program provides a broad foundation in electronics training. Instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach, use of sophisticated test equipment, and a solid base of information concerning computer hardware and software for technical applications. This program offers job training directed toward immediate employment and future advancement with companies specializing in manufacturing or servicing all types of electronic equipment. Our graduates are preferred by industry employers and perform better in advanced training.
- Identify and apply technical concepts and terms used in the field.
- Analyze and troubleshoot electronic systems.
- Use and configure computer hardware, operating systems and basic networks.
- Use word processing and electronic circuit simulation software
- Repair, maintain and install electronic and electrical systems.
- Locate, evaluate, and apply relevant information from various sources to address workplace problems.
Many classes have prerequisites. Prerequisites are those classes that prove eligibility for entry-level classes by testing or by having satisfied prior course work. Course work earned at other institutions must be unofficially evaluated or approved by a program advisor before registering. Courses in this degree with pre-requisites are marked with an asterisk (*).
|Course Number||General Education/Related Instruction (30 credits)||Credits|
or Global Studies
or US Cultures
|Multi-Cultural Issues in the American Workplace
any approved Global Studies course
any approved US Cultures course
|Human Relations Elective||5|
|ENGL&101*||English Composition I||5|
|Mathematical Applications for Circuit Analysis
Pre-Calculus (or any higher MATH course)
|Technical Electives||See Below||10|
|Course Number||Degree Requirements (84 credits)||Credits|
|EET105||Introduction to Technology||2|
|EET106||Introduction to Soldering||1|
|EET107||Introduction to Avionics||5|
|EET108||Introduction to Fiber Optics||5|
|EET112||Fluid Power & Alternative Energy Sources||5|
|EET131||IT Essentials - A+ Certification||5|
|EET132*||IT Essentials - A+ Certification Advanced||5|
|EET135||Introduction to Broadband||5|
|EET137*||Introduction to Robotics||5|
|EET161||D.C. Principles of Electronics||5|
|EET162*||A.C. Principles of Electronics||5|
|EET163*||Solid State Electronics||5|
|EET165*||Analog Circuits & Devices||5|
|EET170*||Digital Electronics & PLCs I||5|
|EET171*||Digital Electronics & PLCs II||5|
|EET219||Metrology and Measurement Science||3|
Total Credits -- Minimum
Total Credits -- Maximum
This program of study is outlined by quarter, and courses should be taken in the indicated sequence. However, it should not be concluded that students will always proceed through their program of study exactly as prescribed here. The number of quarters listed here is minimal. Not all courses are offered every quarter. Individual student experiences, educational and training background, and personal schedules and demands all may affect the time it takes to finish this program. Although summer quarter is not considered one of the full-time quarters in the program it would be a good time to take ENGL&101 and any of the courses listed below at, “Any quarter.” 1st quarter: EET 105, EET 161, EET 109 or MATH&141 or higher 2nd quarter: EET 131, EET 162, ENGL&101 3rd quarter: EET 112, EET 132, EET 170, EET 163 4th quarter: EET 135, EET 171, EET 107, EET 165, EET106 5th quarter: EET 114, EET 137, EET 219, 6th quarter: EET 138, Technical Electives, EET 108 Any quarter: BUS 112 or US Cultures or Global Studies, Human Relations
Technical ElectivesAny non-required EEL, EET, HVC, TDR, CSC, CHEM, ENGR, NANO, MATH 116* or higher, BUS 210*, BUS 229* or IT 111 or higher
Global StudiesThese courses are currently approved to fulfill the Global Studies requirement of the AA degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.
Human RelationsThese courses are currently approved to fulfill the Human Relations requirement for this specific degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.
US CulturesThese courses are currently approved to fulfill US Cultures requirement of the AA degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.
What Skills do I need to be successful in this field?
What are some potential job titles?
- Electronics Technician
- Electronics Engineering Technician
- Engineering Aide
- Failure Analysis Technician
Wages, employment trends and pathways
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