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2021-2022 Catalog

Electronics Engineering Technology (A.A.S.)


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Official Title of Major: Electronics Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.

Code: AAS.EGR.ELECTRONICS

Total Credit Hours: 61

About the Engineering Department 

Purpose: Electronics technicians assemble, install, maintain, calibrate, and repair electronic devices and equipment. Positions available for Electronics Technology program completers are vast and wide including: defense contractors, biomedical equipment companies, electronic component assemblers, and home automation companies, to name a few.

Graduates of the program are fully-prepared to enter the workforce as an entry-level electronics technicians.  Topics covered in the coursework include the fundamentals of AC and DC circuits, semiconductors, digital logic, and electronic communication circuits.  Students are introduced to the topics via lecture and reinforced through hands on labs utilizing various electronic equipment necessary for the trade including: oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, function generators and spectrum analyzers.

Range of Occupations Include:

  • Electronics communications technician
  • Electronics technician
  • Field service technician
  • Instrumentation and control technician
  • Electronics assembler
  • Biomedical equipment technician
  • Calibration technician

Honors Program Courses


If you qualify for the Honors Program, you may take honors versions  of some courses (such as ENG 101H , ENG 102H , etc.).

Graduation Requirements


See Academic Regulations for college-wide Graduation Requirements .

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General Education Requirements: 25-26 credits


An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education and Diversity, Technology and Wellness Requirements  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English Composition: 6 credits


Biological and Physical Sciences: 4 credits


Mathematics: 3-4 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits


See General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Additional General Education requirements: 6 credits


Technical Electives: 7-8 credits


Students must choose Technical Electives from the list below.  Students taking MAT-145 must complete 8 credits of Technical Electives.  Students taking MAT-151 or MAT-191 must complete 7 credits of Technical Electives.  

Diversity Requirement


Students may satisfy the diversity requirement simultaneously as they satisfy general education requirements for arts and humanities or social and behavioral sciences. See Diversity Requirement  for a list of approved courses.

Technology Requirement


Satisfied by CTA 100  or CTP 103  or CTS 107  or EGR 120 .

Wellness Requirement


Unless they are in a degree that is exempt, all students in associate degree programs must satisfy the Wellness Requirement . In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1.  Apply appropriate safety standards and protocols.
  2. Build and analyze electronic circuits using schematic diagrams and circuit simulation software.
  3. Troubleshoot electronic circuits using appropriate test equipment.
  4. Perform basic soldering operations.
  5. Demonstrate professional and critical thinking skills essential to workplace success.

This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies.

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