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AAS: IT Controlled Electronic Systems
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View printer-friendly version The IT Controlled Electronic Systems Associate of Applied Science degree is a two-year degree focused on developing skills needed to install, maintain, and monitor information technology systems and IT-controlled electronic systems such as security, entertainment, and HVAC systems. Coursework in electronics and computer networking is emphasized along with building the interpersonal skills necessary to work with customers and co-workers.
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand technical concepts and terms used in the electronics and IT fields.
  • Troubleshoot electronic systems, hardware and network problems.
  • Install, configure and test networking devices, servers, workstations, electronic and electrical systems.
  • Interact and communicate effectively with users and coworkers to identify network problems and needs for upgrades.
  • Integrate IT and electronic systems.
  • Locate, evaluate and apply relevant information from various sources.
   
Prerequisites
Many classes have prerequisites. Prerequisites are those classes that prove eligibility for entry-level classes by testing or by having satisfied prior coursework. Coursework earned at other institutions must be unofficially evaluated or approved by a program advisor before registering. Courses in this degree with prerequisites are marked with an asterisk (*). See catalog for more information. IT Controlled Electronics AAS Prerequisites: Placement into ENGL&101 or completion of ABE 050 with minimum 2.0; placement into MATH084 or MATH097BUS169. Note: Advanced placement testing, work experience and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer and advanced placement.
Curriculum

Program Requirements

Course Number

General  Education/Related Instruction Requirements (20 credits)

Credit Hours

BUS236

Interpersonal Communication for the Workplace

5

ENGL&101*

Composition (see note 1)

5

EET109*

Mathematical Applications for Circuit Analysis (see note 2)

5

Elective

Five credits must be selected from a list of approved US Cultures or Global Studies

5

Course Number

Degree Requirements (70 credits)

 

EET131

IT Essentials – A+ Certification

5

EET132*

IT Essentials – A+ Certification Advanced (see note 3)

5

EET137

Introduction to Robotics

5

EET161

D.C. Principles of Electronics (see note 4)

5

EET162

A.C. Principles of Electronics (see note 5)

5

EET163*

Solid State Electronics (see note 6)

5

EET165*

Analog Circuits and Devices I (see note 7)

5

IT122 *

Network Operating Systems 1 (see note 8)

5

IT124 *

Network Operating Systems 2 (see note 9)

5

IT135

UNIX Operating System

5

IT138*

UNIX for Network Administration (see note 10)

5

IT142*

Network Management – CISCO I (see note 11)

5

IT144*

Network Management – CISCO II (see note 12)

5

IT146*

Network Management – CISCO III (see note 13)

5

 

Notes:

1.     Must have placement in ENGL&101 on the Compass test or recommendation of your NSC ENGL097/098 or ENGL099 instructor or completed ABE 050 with minimum 2.0.

2.     Must have MATH 081 or equivalent.

3.     Must have EET 131 or permission.

4.     Completion of high school or Elementary Algebra highly recommended.

5.     Must have EET 161 and EET 109 or MATH& 141 or instructor permission to take EET 109 or Math& 141 concurrently during the same quarter.

6.     Must have EET 161

7.     Must have EET 163.

8.     Must have EET 131, IT 120, IT 142 or instructor permission.

9.     Must have IT 122 or permission.

10.  Must have IT 135 or permission.

11.  Must have EET131, IT122 (may be taken concurrently) or instructor permission.

12.  Must have IT 142 or instructor permission.

13.  Must have IT 142, IT 144, or instructor permission.  

Total Credits
90
Total Credits -- Minimum
90.00
Sequence Type
Suggested
Sequence
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. Also, in general, Summer Quarter is not considered one of the full-time quarters in the program. 1st quarter: BUS 236, EET 131, EET 109 2nd quarter: EET 132, ENGL&101, IT 122 3rd quarter: EET 137, EET 161, IT 126 4th quarter: EET 162, IT 142, US Culture or Global Studies elective 5th quarter: EET 163, IT 135, IT 144 6th quarter: EET 165, IT 138, IT 146
Notes

What skills do I need to be successful in this field?

What are some potential job titles?

  • Security Systems Technician/Installer
  • Fire Alarm Technician
  • Electronic Systems Technician

Wages, employment trends and pathways

NSC Advising Office:                                                      
(206) 934-3658                   
https://northseattle.edu/advising

Program Contacts            
Robert Bunge                    
(206) 934-4530                  
Robert.Bunge@seattlecolleges.edu

Tim Fiegenbaum              
(206) 934-0181                  
Tim.Fiegenbaum@seattlecolleges.edu

Program Website:          
https://northseattle.edu/programs/it-controlled-electronics

Effective beginning: Fall 2015 
IT Controlled Electronic Systems Associates of Applied Science Degree
527H / 11.09

Degree Type
AAS