Certificate of Proficiency Curriculum & Outcomes

Electronics Technician

Certificate of Proficiency

85 Credits

Electronics Technician certificate students develop a basic core of electronics skills and are eligible to take the Associate Certified Electronics Technician examination. Graduates are qualified for entry-level positions as testers, maintenance technicians, service laboratory technicians, and satellite up-link or down-link technicians, cable TV installers, and service telecommunications technicians.

Electronics Technician certificate graduates will:

  • Be prepared to obtain entry-level positions as electronics technicians, installers, assemblers and troubleshooters
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills

It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

ACADEMIC PLAN

Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

ELEC 110 Introduction to Electronics I 6
ELEC 111 Computer Literacy for Electronics Professionals 2
ELEC 113 Career Planning & Leadership 2
ELEC 114 Electronic Testing Processes & Techniques I 2
ELEC 120 Introduction to Electronics II 6
ELEC 115 Electronic Manufacturing Processes & Techniques I 5
ELEC 126 Electronic Manufacturing Processes & Techniques II 5
ELEC 130 Electricity & Electronics 6
ELEC 137 Introduction to Semiconductors & Analog Electronics 5
ELEC 216 Mechatronics 4
ELEC 213 Career Planning & Leadership II 2
ELEC 211 Digital Electronics 6
ELEC 214 Troubleshooting Electronic Circuits 4
ELEC 217 Data Acquisition & Analysis 5
ELEC 237 Intro to Microprocessors & Microcontrollers 5
Technical Electives 5

Academic Core Requirements - 15 Credits

Written Communication 5
Quantitative Reasoning 5
Social Science 5
Total Program Credits85

See Academic Core for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

TECHNICAL ELECTIVE - 5 credits

See faculty adviser/instructor for pre-approval.