Electronics Technology

Students enrolled in the Electronics Technology program receive an education in basic electronics, computer technology, computer programming, RF and optical systems, and networking that includes knowledge of DC/AC/Semiconductor circuits, digital electronics, lasers, computers, and networks. Graduates may enter the workforce as entry-level technicians or continue their education in Electronics or Computer Engineering Technology baccalaureate programs.

Program Admission Requirements:

(1) Placement in ENG 100; (2) “C” or higher in MATH 82X or placement in MATH 103; or (3) approval of instructor.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) approved 10/16/2019:

  1. Demonstrate analysis, design, and measuring of digital circuits and digital logic fundamentals.
  2. Demonstrate practical knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems.
  3. Develop skill with algorithmic thinking and demonstrate computer programming language fundamentals such as variables, decision structures, conditional statements, data types and data structures, iterations, and functions.
  4. Demonstrate building and configuring internet networks.
  5. Demonstrate theoretical and applied knowledge of passive and active electronics components and circuits used in DC and AC electronics.
  6. Demonstrate soldering, desoldering, circuit board layout, circuit board fabrication, cable and connector fabrication, electronic component identification and associated test and measurement principles.
  7. Understand and safely apply the physics of light, laser safety, geometric optics, lenses, mirrors, polarizing lenses, interference/diffraction waves, laser physics, optical imaging.
  8. Communicate effectively orally, in writing, and by means of the various electronic communication devices.
  9. Exhibit professional, ethical, and social responsibilities showing a respect for diversity and an awareness of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues.

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