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Electronic Technology, AAS


B&SC Code:  ELET
CIP Code:  15.0399
 

Program:  ELET

The Electronic Technology program is designed for students who want a concentrated electronics education with a manufacturing focus.  Analog and digital electronics and microprocessor systems are studied in theory and practice in this program along with applications of electromechanical devices and systems.  In addition, communication and interpersonal skills are emphasized to prepare students for a successful career.  Students reinforce their knowledge through hands-on laboratory applications using equipment compatible with industry standards.  Graduates of the Electronic Technology program are prepared for work as entry level technicians in such areas as manufacturing, installation, operation, service, maintenance and troubleshooting.

Graduates of this degree plan will achieve the following program and institutional outcomes:

  • Apply the basic principles of analog and digital electronics to analyze, troubleshoot, and maintain electronic equipment using standard established practices, procedures, and tools common to the industry.
  • Utilize the ability to interpret technical documentation and make recommendations/decisions about the utilization and purchase of electronic equipment and material.
  • Apply their existing knowledge base to improve the effectiveness of systems operation.
  • Utilize appropriate current technology and resources to locate and evaluate information needed to accomplish a goal, and then communicate findings in visual, written and/or oral formats.
  • Transfer knowledge, skills and behaviors acquired through formal and informal learning and life experiences to new situations.
  • Employ strategies for reflection on learning and practice in order to adjust learning processes for continual improvement.
  • Follow established methods of inquiry and mathematical reasoning to form conclusions and make decisions.
  • Participate in social, learning, and professional communities for individual growth and to function as a citizen of a multicultural world.