Aviation Electronics II: Electronics TechnicianCertificate
This pathway meets the requirements for the Certificate in Aviation Electronics II: Electronics Technician. Students in this pathway learn basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet minimum requirements for employment as an entry-level electronics technician in aerospace-related industries. Learn to perform basic wiring and termination common to avionics, and apply technical concepts and terms used in the avionics field.
Estimated Length of Completion
|Certificate||Full Time: 4
Part Time: 7
|60.0 - 63.0|
Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.
For Placement Testing: contact Testing Center, 527-3674
To begin program, students must test into the English and Math courses listed below:
Using Computers in Business
Course Substitute : equivalent computer experience
This Office 2016 for Windows hands-on environment (for PC's not for MAC's) allows students to learn the basics of word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), database (Access), and presentation graphics (PowerPoint). Students will create a variety of business documents and learn editing and formatting techniques. In addition, students will be introduced to file control features such as creating and naming folders; and renaming, deleting, copying, and moving files. Computer Fee.
English 097: Integrated Reading and Writing I
Course Substitute : ENGL 098 - College Prep Writing IV (5 credits) or higher ENGL course
This course provides students with opportunities to develop the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills needed to write in academic settings. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, study skills, and grammar instruction. Upon completion, students should be able to apply those skills toward understanding a variety of academic and career-related texts and composing unified and coherent sentences, paragraphs, and short essays.
Course Substitute : higher MATH course or have taken equivalent or higher MATH course
Basic operations with algebraic expressions; solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities; solving absolute value equations; systems of linear equations; applications of linear equations and systems; laws of exponents; operations on polynomials.
Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to discuss specific career goals and recommended coursework.
- Avionics Technician
- Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
- Electrical and Instrument Mechanic
- Electronics Technician
- Repair Technician
Job tests this program will prepare you for:
For current employment and wage estimates, please visit the following online resources and search for the relevant occupational term:
All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391. There are additional costs for books and supplies. Each student is responsible for the purchase of certain supplies and required tools before the instruction begins.
- Resident Cost : $7,147.80 - $7,505.19
- NonResident Cost : $8,102.40 - $8,507.52
- International Student Cost : $18,415.20 - $19,335.96
Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391.
This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:
- Online: Coursework is generally completed over the internet, within a quarterly timeframe, contact with instructor via email. Some courses may require limited on-campus visits.
- Hybrid: Hybrid courses provide students with the scheduling flexibility of fewer campus visits while covering the same materials as an equivalent class held entirely on campus. Hybrid classes usually have at least one on-campus meeting per week combined with a "virtual classroom" with online content, lessons and activities.
- Evening: Courses with a start time of 4:00 PM or later.
- Daytime: Courses offered between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM
Introduction to Technology
Survey disciplines within the field of electronics and technologies related to electronic occupations to give students a knowledge of the standards, practices and skills necessary for employment in electronic-related occupations. Guest speakers, field visits, reading, media or general discussion with class members. Computer Fee.
Introduction to Soldering
Beginning electronics support course providing the student with information and skills to safely perform soldering tasks in the field. The student will acquire skills to remove components and replace them without causing damage to either the component or the Printed Circuit Boards (PCB's). The student will learn the techniques to select the proper solder, soldering aids, tools, and other associated test equipment. Prerequisite: EET 160 or EET 161 or instructor permission.
Introduction to Aviation Electronics
Presents an overview of aviation electronics and the instrumentation commonly found in commercial aviation. Includes an introduction to schematic reading, OSHA/FAA/Basic electrical safety, tools and basic connectors, plugs, cables and wiring, shielding. Prerequisite: EET 162 or instructor permission to take EET 162 concurrently during the same quarter.
Introduction to Fiber Optics
Introduces fiber optics theory and maintenance as applied to Information Technology, Aerospace, Broadband and generic use. Emphasis on hands on labs using industry standard diagnostic test equipment, safety, routing, installation, cleaning, measurement, and inspection processes. Prepare for FOA certification. Prerequisites: Math 081 or placement into Math 084 or instructor permission. Computer Fee.
Mathematical Applications for Circuit Analysis
Course Substitute : MATH& 141 - PreCalculus I (5 credits)
This is an overview of basic mathematical applications for electronic circuit analysis. Includes fundamental concepts of operations with numbers, the metric system, fundamental algebraic concepts, graphing, exponential and logarithmic functions, right triangles, basic trigonometric functions, vectors and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MATH 081 or equivalent.
Fundamentals of Fluid Power
Introduction to fluid power systems used in industry. Covers fundamentals of hydraulic and pneumatic systems including fluid power components and schematic diagrams. Includes electrical/electronic control of fluid power systems and information on several electro-hydraulic servo systems. Prereq. EET 109 or MATH& 141 or higher.
IT Essentials I - A+ Certification
First of two courses that addresses the body of knowledge required for the current CompTIA A+ Certification. The emphasis is on the fundamentals of installing, maintaining, and configuring computer hardware; operating systems; networks; and security. Course Prerequisite: Ability to use an internet browser and create a document with a word processor. Computer lab fee.
Introduction to Robotics
**Please Note: This course replaces EET 136**This course introduces foundational concepts in building and programming robots. Students build, program and configure a robot using various electronic devices to enable a wide variety of robotic activity.
Principles of DC Electronics
First in a series of lecture-lab courses designed for an in-depth study of electronics. Performance goals will allow students to analyze series and parallel circuits. Basic concepts of energy, work, power, current and voltage are studied as well as Ohm's and Kirchhoff's laws. Achievement of course goals is supported using computer models and hands-on labs. Prerequisite: MATH 081 or equivalent, or higher
A.C. Principles of Electronics
This second course in a series designed for an in-depth study of electronics covers the sinusoidal waveform, its generation and measurement, and basic AC topics including frequency, inductance, capacitance, reactance, resonance, filters, and transformers. Computer models, as well as labs with the oscilloscope, are used throughout.
Solid State Electronics
Analysis of characteristics of analog semiconductor devices and their applications in common electronic circuits. Course begins with construction of simple power supplies and moves to more complex amplifier circuits. Construction and measurement of devices and circuit parameters verify math analysis of circuits explored. Prerequisites: EET 162 or instructor permission.Computer Fee.
Digital Electronics & Plcs I
Fundamentals of digital electronics and interface circuits. Course covers number systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra and logic simplification (including DeMorgan's theorems and Karnaugh maps), encoders and decoders, multiplexers and demultiplexers, and an introduction to flip-flops, and an introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Prerequisite: EET 161 or instructor permission. Computer fee.
Interpersonal Communications for the Workplace
Course Substitute : HUM 105 - Intercultural Communication (5 credits) or ISP 101 - The Global Society (5 credits) or ISP 110 - Introduction to Global Studies (5 credits) or POLS 112 - Comtemporary World (5 credits) or SOC& 101- Introduction to Sociology (5 credits)
The above course or listed substitutes meets the Human Relations requirement.
This course teaches effective interpersonal communication skills. Students learn communication styles and effective ways to adapt communication to meet business needs. Through individual and group activities, students improve understanding of cultural diversity, non-verbal communication, and individual influences on communication. Techniques for making informal and formal business presentations are also covered. Careful preparation for the employment interview is emphasized.
English Composition I
Course Substitute : ENGL& 230 - Technical Writing (3 credits) or ENGL& 235 - Technical Writing (5 credits)
English 101 is a college-level writing course that emphasizes academic writing and major strategies of reading and writing analytically. Writing assignments focus on engaging with and responding to a variety of texts. Instruction encourages students to develop, through revision and reflection, as readers, writers, and critical thinkers. Prereq: Eligibility for ENGL&101.