Associate in Applied Science in Electronics Technology

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Electronics Technology

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology


Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the Required Courses area.

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 firms that specialize in electronic design, manufacturing, service, and development. The program provides a broad algebra-based background and emphasizes current needs and trends in the electronics industry. The AAS program combines coursework in electronics technology with a General Education curriculum.

Program Prerequisites Credits: 0-5

ELE101Beginning Algebra for Technology (3) OR
MAT090Introductory Algebra (5) OR
MAT091Introductory Algebra (4) OR
MAT092Introductory Algebra (3) OR
MAT093Introductory Algebra/Math Anxiety Reduction (5) OR
Permission of Instructor0-5

Required Courses Credits: 53

ELE105Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology5
ELE111Circuit Analysis I4
ELE112Circuit Analysis II4
ELE121Solid-State Devices and Circuits I4
ELE131Digital Logic and Circuits3
ELE173Fabrication Techniques2
ELE181Computer Programming for Technology3
ELE222Solid State Devices and Circuits II4
ELE241Microprocessor Concepts4
ELE/ELT243Microprocessor Applications3
ELE251Electronic Measurements3
ELE261Communication Systems4
ELE263Digital Data Communications4
GTC106AAIndustrial Safety2
GTC185Electro-Mechanical Devices4

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 14-18
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
Any approved general education course from the First Year Composition area.
Oral Communication Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area.
Critical Reading Credits: 0-3
Any approved general education course from the Critical Reading area OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment.
Math Credits: 0
Met by ELE105 in the Required Courses area.
Humanities, Arts and Design Credits: 2-3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
Natural Sciences Credits: 0
Met by ELE111, ELE112, ELE121, ELE131 in the Required Courses area.
Social-Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.

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Major: 3220
First Term: 2012 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 67-71
CIPS code: 15.0303
SOC codes: 17-3023
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00
Last Updated: 03/27/2012