ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM PLACEMENT RATE: 100%

Annual Average SALARY: $58,210

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Experience Electronics at Dunwoody

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:

  • An advanced Industrial Controls and PLC lab where students have access to the latest equipment from industry partners like Allen Bradley, Cognex, Banner, and Siemens.
  • A Fanuc-certified industrial robotics lab featuring seven articulated robotic arms and machine vision systems.
  • A state-of-the-industry robotic packaging lab that gives students training on an Edson case packer system, Scandia packaging machinery, an MGS Cartoner, a Checkmate check weigher, a LabelAire labeler, and a DoBoy Shrink Tunnel.
  • Access to soldering stations, pneumatic trainers, PLC training stations, oscilloscopes, multimeters, Cognex vision systems, and Arduino microcontroller trainers.
  • 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.

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