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Electronics and Electrical Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Electronics and electrical technology reach into all areas of modern life. The progressive development of society is vitally dependent on its application and exploration. This continued growth offers expanded career opportunities for well-trained technical workers throughout the local, national, and international job markets.

The Electronics & Electrical Technology degrees and certificate programs have been carefully designed to prepare and train technicians, electrical apprentices, and future engineers. In addition, retraining opportunities are available for those with degrees looking to gain a specific skill set or improve their resume.

Graduates can find careers opportunities in:

  • Control Systems
  • Residential / Commercial wiring
  • Medical Equipment Repair
  • System and Product Development
  • Technical Sales
  • Traditional and Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Automation
  • Robotics
  • Communications
  • Embedded controls
  • Maintenance

Technical careers exist in numerous industries and sectors including:

  • Automotive
  • Product Development and Testing
  • Food and Beverage
  • Energy
  • Defense / Aerospace
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Residential and Commercial Electrical

A prospective student may enroll in residential/commercial wiring, electronics, microcontrollers, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), radio frequency identification, LabView, robotics, industrial automation, motors, and motor control.

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Degree Information

  • Credit Hours: 63/66
  • Contact Hours: 76/80

Recommended Math Pathway: STEM

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 or ENGL-103 and ENGL-102 or ENGL-104

Degree Pathway

Course Name Course Notes Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
Year One
Fall
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3 4
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3 4
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3 3
Choose one of the following:
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55
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*33
Total 12/14 14/16
Year One
Winter
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6 8
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6 8
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33
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3 3
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33
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^ 3 3
Total 18 22
Year One
Spring / Summer
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3 4
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4 4
Total 7 8
Year Two
Fall
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68
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34
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or
34
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33
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or
33
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33
Total1518/19
Year Two
Winter
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68
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23
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and
44
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02
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33
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33
Total11/1214/15
Notes
* or Higher Mathematics Course
^ or any 100-level or higher Social Science Course
 
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