Electronics Technology

The Electronics Technology (IELT) 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.

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

Program Placement Rate: 57%
Data reflects placement for AY2012-13 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 RThomson@dunwoody.edu.

Recent Employers
Cypress Semiconductor; Digikey; Medtronic

National Median Salary
$56,040

SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov

Certificate:

The Electronics Technology (IELT) certificate 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 and microcontrollers.
Graduates from this program are prepared to enter the industry as assemblers, troubleshooters, calibration technicians and field service technicians. The course of study includes: basic electricity and electronics; digital electronics; microprocessors; and microcontrollers.

Students may choose to utilize theses credits to continue on for an AAS Degree in either Industrial Controls & Robotics or Electronics Technology.

Degree Information: Graduates earn a certificate; the program takes one year (two semesters) to complete

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