Graduates from this program are prepared to enter the industry as electronics technicians, electronic assemblers, nanotechnology technicians, programmers, calibration technicians and field service technicians.
The course of study includes: basic electricity and electronics; digital electronics; microprocessors and micro-controllers; computer programming; programmable logic controllers (PLCs); communication systems; and circuit engineering. Arts & Sciences curriculum supports the technical coursework by enhancing the students’ communication, mathematics and critical thinking skills.
Degree Information: Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Common Job Titles
Electronic Technician; Test Technician; Field Service Technician
Cypress Semiconductor; Digikey; Medtronic
National Median Salary
SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov