The Electronics Technology program provides evening students with the entry-level skills 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. Graduates from this program are prepared to enter the industry as electronics technicians, assemblers, nanotechnology technicians, calibration technicians and field service technicians.
The course of study includes: basic electricity and electronics; digital electronics; microprocessors and microcontrollers; 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; Boston Scientific; Honeywell International, Inc.; Starkey Hearing Technologies
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.