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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology: Electronics, AAS

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No. of Credits: 60
Contact: R. Gates, Chair, Business and Technology Division

This electronics option provides students with the background to work as an electronics technician in support of engineering, scientific and technological areas of business, industry, or governmental operation. Employment in this field is expected to increase much faster than other occupations due to anticipated continued strong demand for computers, communication equipment, and technical products. Students develop competencies in the general skills of engineering technology and study related subjects that provide a broad educational foundation. Technically-specific coursework includes AD/DC fundamentals, semiconductors, electronic devices, computer logic basics, communication theory, and computer architecture.

With a strong background in engineering technology fundamentals and a concentration in electronics, graduates of this program will be prepared for employment as an entry-level electronics technician.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

electronics technician, computer technician, electronics course technician, field service technician

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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