The Electronics Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in electronics technology 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. Program graduates receive an Electronics Technology Diploma which qualifies them as electronics technicians with a specialization in biomedical instrumentation, communications electronics, computer electronics, general electronics, industrial electronics, or telecommunications electronics.

What skills do students learn in this program? How to:

  • use measuring instruments
  • utilize soldering techniques
  • understand AC/DC and Solid State circuits
  • recognize and understand electronic components
  • understand schematic diagrams
  • understand computer hardware and computer networking
  • perform electronic troubleshooting

What types of students thrive in the program and in this career field? Those who:

  • like working with hands-on projects
  • are detail-oriented
  • are problem solvers
  • like troubleshooting
  • are organized

What types of jobs are available to graduates of this program? Positions as:

  • Electronics Technicians
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Industrial Maintenance Technicians
  • Computer & Networking Support Technicians
  • Controls & PLC Technicians