The Electronics Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in electronics professions. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of electronics technology theory and practical application necessary for successful employment using both manual and computerized electronics systems. Program graduates receive an Electronics Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree, which qualifies them as electronics technicians with a specialization in communications electronics, or industrial electronics.
Students can enter the Electronics degree program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 5 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 61 semester credit hours.
Individuals wanting to enroll in the Electronics Technology degree program must have good eyesight, manual dexterity, hand eye coordination, critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, math skills, and the ability to apply technology to the work environment.
Offered at the Following Campus
South Campus (Dublin)
$30,000.00 – $50,000.00
Tuition & Fees: $7,755.00
Books & Supplies: $1,965.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)
The Electronics Technology program is intended to produce graduates who are prepared for employment as entry-level technicians in the electronics field.
Submit a completed application and application fee;
Be at least 16 years of age;
Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- OFTC may accept a student’s official entrance score on the following validated assessment instruments if the scores meet the required minimums: COMPASS/ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, PACT, Accuplacer/Accuplacer Next Generation/Companion, HOPE GPA after completion of 10th grade of 2.6 or higher or GED.
The College may accept transfer credit for other courses according to the College’s transfer policy.
For information on further advancing your education after completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, see our Articulation (Transfer) Agreements.
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