Gain hands-on experience to launch your career in the manufacturing industry with an Electronics Technology degree from Dunwoody. With this degree, you will gain the skills and theoretical knowledge needed to design and troubleshoot circuits using the latest in electronic technology.
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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.
Graduates earn an associate of Applied Science degree. The program takes two years (four semesters) to complete. Classes in this program are offered in the evening. You can also go on to earn a bachelor’s completion degree in Industrial Engineering Technology.
Common Job Titles
Common career titles our students earn after graduation include:
-Field Service Engineer
Recent employers hiring graduates with an Electronics Technology degree include:
-Honeywell International, Inc.
-Starkey Hearing Technologies
-Design Ready Controls
- Automated Systems & Robotics
- Design for Manufacturing: 3D Printing
- Electronics Engineering Technology
- Electronics Technology
- Engineering Drafting & Design
- Industrial Controls & Robotics
- Industrial Engineering Technology (Bachelor's completion degree)
- Machine Tool Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Right Skills Now for Manufacturing (CNC)
- Welding & Metal Fabrication