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Electronics Technology

Program Description

The Electronics program is 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. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of communications, mathematics, computer literacy, and interpersonal relations. The program emphasizes a combination of electronics technology theory and practical application necessary for successful employment using both manual and computerized electronics systems. Electronics Technology program graduates receive an Electronics Technology Associate of Applied Science degree or diploma which qualifies them as electronics technicians with a specialization in biomedical instrumentation, communications electronics, computer electronics, general electronics, industrial electronics, or telecommunications electronics.


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Electronics Technology Degree (60 hrs)
core courses
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
Choose one of the following three courses
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology
(3)
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology
(3)
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics
(3)
MATH 1111 College Algebra
3
Choose one of the following three courses
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition
(3)
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities
(3)
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation
(3)
Choose one of the following two courses
MATH 1112 CollegeTrigonometry
(3)
MATH 1113 Precalculus
(3)
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
ELCR 1005 Soldering Technology
1
ELCR 1010 Direct Current Circuits
5
See your advisor for a tracking sheet with course selections for each area. Completion of one of the specialization area is required.
 
Biomedical Instrumentation Technology
occupational courses
ALHS 1010 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
5
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences
2
BMET 1231 Medical Equipment Func & Op I
4
BMET 2242 Medical Equipment Function and Operation II
4
BMET 2243 Internship Medical Systems
3
SPECIALIZATION
 
Communications Electronics Technology
occupational courses
ELCR 2210 Advanced Circuit Analysis
5
ELCR 2220 Advanced Modulation Techniques
3
ELCR 2230 Antenna and Transmission Lines
3
ELCR 2240 Microwave Communications&Radar
3
ELCR 2250 Optical Comm Techniques
3
SPECIALIZATION
 
Industrial Electronics Technology
occupational courses
ELCR 2110 Process Control
3
ELCR 2120 Motor Controls
3
ELCR 2130 Programmable Controllers
3
ELCR 2140 Mechanical Devices
2
ELCR 2150 Fluid Power
2
ELCR 2160 Advanced Microprocessors and Robotics
3
SPECIALIZATION
 
Field Occupation
occupational courses
Choose from courses listed below for 16 cr.:
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
(4)
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance
(4)
CIST 1130 Operating Systems Concepts
(3)
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2122 A+ Preparation
(3)
DIET 1010 Diesel ELCT&Electronic Syst
(7)
DIET 1040 Diesel Truck&Heavy Equip HVAC
(3)
ELCR 2600 Telecommunication&Data Cabling
(3)
SPECIALIZATION - *Program advisor may recommend other specialization-related courses
 


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Electronics Technology Diploma (56 hrs)
core courses
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I
3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts
3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
2
Choose one of the following two courses
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry
(3)
MATH 1017 Trigonometry
(3)
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
ELCR 1005 Soldering Technology
1
ELCR 1010 Direct Current Circuits
5
ELCR 1020 Alternating Current Circuits
7
ELCR 1030 Solid State Devices
5
ELCR 1040 Digital & Microprocessor Fund
5
ELCR 1060 Linear Integrated Circuits
3
Completion of one of the specialization areas required.
 
Biomedical Instrumentation Technology
occupational courses
ALHS 1010 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
5
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences
2
BMET 1231 Medical Equipment Func & Op I
4
BMET 2242 Medical Equipment Function and Operation II
4
BMET 2243 Internship Medical Systems
3
SPECIALIZATION
 
Communications Electronics Technology
occupational courses
ELCR 2210 Advanced Circuit Analysis
5
ELCR 2220 Advanced Modulation Techniques
3
ELCR 2230 Antenna and Transmission Lines
3
ELCR 2240 Microwave Communications&Radar
3
ELCR 2250 Optical Comm Techniques
3
SPECIALIZATION
 
Industrial Electronics Technology
occupational courses
ELCR 2110 Process Control
3
ELCR 2120 Motor Controls
3
ELCR 2130 Programmable Controllers
3
ELCR 2140 Mechanical Devices
2
ELCR 2150 Fluid Power
2
ELCR 2160 Advanced Microprocessors and Robotics
3
SPECIALIZATION
 
Field Occupation
occupational courses
Choose from courses listed below for 16 cr.:
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
(4)
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance
(4)
CIST 1130 Operating Systems Concepts
(3)
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2122 A+ Preparation
(3)
DIET 1010 Diesel ELCT&Electronic Syst
(7)
DIET 1040 Diesel Truck&Heavy Equip HVAC
(3)
ELCR 2600 Telecommunication&Data Cabling
(3)
SPECIALIZATION - *Program advisor may recommend other specialization-related courses
 


View Available TCCs
Mobile Electronics Technician: ME61
IDFC 1011 Direct Current I
3
IDFC 1012 Alternating Current I
3
ELCR 1005 Soldering Technology
1
ELCR 1300 Mobile Audio and Video Systems
3
 




*All program information subject to change without notice.

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Program Admission Information

High school diploma or GED Required for admission.

COMPASS SCORES
Min. Scores
Writing
Reading
Pre-Algebra
Algebra
Degree
62
81
N/A
37
Diploma
32
70
26
N/A



Instructors & Faculty

Patterson, Sylvester
Hall, Manual