Associate in Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology

Degree Information

Academic Plan

Electronics Engineering Technology

Academic Plan Type

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Official Curriculum Details

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology


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Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Electronics Engineering Technology is designed to give students a foundation of experience important in engineering assistants, field engineers, prototype designers, specification writers, technical representatives, and in other positions in organizations that specialize in electronic design, manufacturing, service, and development. Students with this degree may work in industries that include, but are not limited to, aerospace, biotechnology, communications, entertainment, industrial, medical, power, semiconductor, and transportation. The Electronics Engineering Technology program is designed to enable industry employment while still providing transfer credits to a four year engineering program.

What You’ll Learn

This degree will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Solve problems in analog electronics using basic mathematical functions, Ohm's and Kirchoff's laws, and phasors.
  2. Analyze bipolar and Field Effect Transistor (FET) circuits, along with operational amplifier circuits.
  3. Apply the concepts of Boolean algebra to digital logic circuits.
  4. Interface keyboards, displays, stopper motors, and other peripheral devices to a microprocessor system.
  5. Program a microprocessor using low and high level programming languages.
  6. Construct, operate, and measure circuits that use various forms of analog and digital radio communication.
  7. Demonstrate proficiency using standard electronic test equipment.
  8. Use contemporary operating systems and application software to solve problems in electronics, and use computer modeling to analyze electronic systems.
  9. Utilize effective written and oral communication skills in accordance with the professional conventions within the field of electronics engineering technology.
  10. Apply the fundamentals of the design process and problem solving skills in a team environment to solve problems.
  11. Apply calculus techniques to solve technical problems.
  12. Apply fundamental concepts of chemistry or physics to problems involving electronics technology.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ECE102Engineering Analysis tools and Techniques2
ECE103Engineering Program Solving and Design2
ELE111Circuit Analysis I4
ELE112Circuit Analysis II4
ELE121Solid State Devices and Circuits I4
ELE131Digital Logic and Circuits3
ELE181Computer Programming for Technology3
ELE222Solid-State Devices and Circuits II4
ELE241Microprocessor Concepts4
PHY111General Physics I4
PHY112General Physics II (4) OR
CHM130Fundamental Chemistry (3) AND
CHM130LLFundamental Chemistry Laboratory (1)4

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Students should work with Program Director to select courses 100-level or higher in the ECE, EEE, ELE or MAT prefix that are not listed in the required or general education courses areas to complete a minimum of 60 semester credits but no more than a total of 64 semester credits.

General Education Requirements

General education requirements
General Education RequirementCredits: 23-27
General Education CoreCredits: 17-21
First-Year CompositionCredits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
ENG111Technical and Professional Writing (3)6
Oral CommunicationCredits: 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)3
Critical ReadingCredits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
MathematicsCredits: 8-9
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR
MAT221Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4)4-5
MAT231Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
General Education DistributionCredits: 6
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.
Natural SciencesCredits: 0
Met by PHY111 AND (PHY112 OR (CHM130 AND CHM130LL)) in Required Courses area.

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Award Details

First Term
2020 Fall
Final Term
Total Credits
CIPS code
SOC codes
17-3023.00, 17-2071.00, 17-2071.00
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Financial Aid Eligible?
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.