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.
Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Electronics Technician; Bio-Medical Technician; Field Service Engineer; Calibration Technician; Programmer
Data reflects placement for AY2013-14 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cypress Semiconductor; Digikey; Martin Calibration; Boston Scientific; Honeywell International, Inc.
SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov.