Academic Plan Type
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Electronics Technology program is designed to give students a foundation of experience important in electronics technicians, manufacturing supervisors, test equipment specialists, prototype fabricators, 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.
What You’ll Learn
This degree will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Solve problems in analog electronics using basic mathematical functions, Ohm's and Kirchoff's laws, and phasors.
- Analyze bipolar and Field Effect Transistor (FET) circuits, along with operational amplifier circuits.
- Apply the concepts of Boolean algebra to digital logic circuits.
- Interface keyboards, displays, stopper motors, and other peripheral devices to a microprocessor system.
- Program a microprocessor using low and high level programming languages.
- Construct, operate, and measure circuits that use various forms of analog and digital radio communication.
- Demonstrate proficiency using standard electronic test equipment.
- Use contemporary operating systems and application software to solve problems in electronics.
- Design and construct an electronic circuit board and enclosure.
- Practice safe work habits according to industry standards.
- Utilize effective written and oral communication skills in accordance with the professional conventions within the field of electronics technology.
- Critically assess problems using the theoretical foundations and analytical tools of electronics technology.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|ELE111||Circuit Analysis I||4|
|ELE112||Circuit Analysis II||4|
|ELE121||Solid-State Devices and Circuits I||4|
|ELE131||Digital Logic and Circuits||3|
|ELE181||Computer Programming for Technology||3|
|ELE222||Solid State Devices and Circuits II||4|
|ELE263||Digital Data Communications||4|
General Education Requirements
|General Education Requirement||Credits: 22-28|
|General Education Core||Credits: 12-18|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|ENG101||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG108||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR|
|ENG111||Technical and Professional Writing (3)||6|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|COM100||Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR|
|COM110||Interpersonal Communication (3) OR|
|COM225||Public Speaking (3) OR|
|COM230||Small Group Communication (3)||3|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 0-3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR|
|Equivalent as indicated by Assessment (0)||0-3|
|MAT120||Intermediate Algebra (5) OR|
|MAT121||Intermediate Algebra (4) OR|
|MAT122||Intermediate Algebra (3) OR|
|MAT126||Intermediate Algebra with Review (6) OR|
|Equivalent or higher level mathematics course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area.||3-6|
|General Education Distribution||Credits: 10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area or the Natural Sciences (General) [SG] area.|
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