The Electronics Technology associate degree program emphasizes a combination of electronics technology theory and practical application necessary for successful employment using both manual and computerized electronics systems. Program graduates will be qualified as electronics technicians with a specialization in biomedical instrumentation, communication electronics, computer electronics, industrial electronics, general electronics or telecommunication electronics. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement.

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