Electronics Technology

Program Overview

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.

Career Traits/Requirements

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)

Salary Potential

$30,000.00 – $50,000.00

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees: $7,755.00
Books & Supplies: $1,965.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Employment Opportunities

The Electronics Technology program is intended to produce graduates who are prepared for employment as entry-level technicians in the electronics field.

Admission Requirements

  • 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;
  • Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.

The College may accept transfer credit for other courses according to the College’s transfer policy.

Articulation Agreements

For information on further advancing your education after completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, see our Articulation (Transfer) Agreements.

Curriculum

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Course Overview

  • AREA I - Language Arts/Communications
  • ENGL1101Composition and Rhetoric3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA II - Social/Behavioral Sciences
  • PSYC1101Introductory Psychology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics
  • MATH1111College Algebra3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA IV - Humanities/Fine Arts
  • ENGL2130American Literature3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • Program- Specific General Education Core Requirements
  • To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in General Core Courses, students must take an additional 3 semester credit hours.
  • ENGL1102Literature and Composition3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HIST2111U.S. History I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HIST2112U.S. History II3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • POLS1101American Government3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • SOCI1101Introduction to Sociology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
  • COLL1060Introduction to College and Computers3 credit hours50 contact hours
  • ELCR1005Soldering Technology1 credit hours30 contact hours
  • ELCR1010Direct Current Circuits6 credit hours105 contact hours
  • ELCR1020Alternating Current Circuits7 credit hours135 contact hours
  • ELCR1030Solid State Devices5 credit hours90 contact hours
  • ELCR1040Digital and Microprocessor Fundamentals5 credit hours105 contact hours
  • ELCR1060Linear Integrated Circuits3 credit hours60 contact hours
  • COMPLETE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIALIZATIONS
  • BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION
  • ALHS1011Structure and Function of the Human Body5 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ALHS1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences2 credit hours30 contact hours
  • BMET1231Medical Equipment Function and Operation I4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • BMET2242Medical Equipment Function and Operation II4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • BMET2343Internship Medical Systems3 credit hours105 contact hours
  • COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION
  • ELCR2210Analog Communications5 credit hours105 contact hours
  • ELCR2220Digital Communications3 credit hours60 contact hours
  • ELCR2230Antenna and Transmission Lines3 credit hours60 contact hours
  • ELCR2240Microwave Communications and Radar3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ELCR2250Optical Communications Techniques3 credit hours60 contact hours
  • INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION
  • ELCR2110Process Control3 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ELCR2120Motor Controls3 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ELCR2130Programmable Controllers3 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ELCR2140Mechanical Devices2 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ELCR2150Fluid Power2 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ELCR2160Advanced Microprocessors and Robotics3 credit hours60 contact hours