Work during the day? Earn a two-year Electronics Technology degree by taking evening classes at Dunwoody. This degree will provide you with the hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge needed to design and troubleshoot circuits utilizing the latest semiconductor devices; biomedical devices; microprocessors; microcontrollers; circuit design and fabrication equipment; and data acquisition devices. You can earn either a certificate or an associate’s degree in this program.
Your classes will include:
– Basic electricity and electronics
– Digital electronics
– Microprocessors and microcontrollers
– Computer programming
– Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
– Communication systems
– Circuit engineering
In combination with your core curriculum, you will also take Arts & Sciences courses. Through these courses, you will enhance your communication, mathematics and critical thinking skills, making you a valuable asset in the job market.
Dunwoody’s Electronics Technology program features:
– A state-of-the-art Industrial Controls and PLC lab featuring the latest equipment from industry partners like Allen Bradley, Cognex, and Banner.
– An advanced Electronics Lab features the latest technologies in microprocessors and microcontrollers including hardware from Motorola, Intel, and Arduino.
– Award-winning student clubs and organizations like the Robotics Technology Club give students opportunities to see theoretical knowledge in action such as preparing to compete in a yearly Autonomous Snow Plow competition.
Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
A degree from Dunwoody gives you the hands-on education to start a successful career right after graduation.
Common career titles our students earn after graduation include:
– Electronics Technician
– Bio-Medical Technician
– Field Service Engineer
– Calibration Technician
Recent employers hiring graduates with an Electronics Technology degree include:
– Cypress Semiconductor
– Boston Scientific
– Honeywell International, Inc.
– Starkey Hearing Technologies
Data reflects placement for AY2014-15 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.
SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.