This program prepares the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to gain employment as an engineering technician, field service technician, research and development technician, or production technician in the field of electronics and for advancement to positions of increasing responsibility. Students will troubleshoot and build solid state amplifiers, analyze communication antennas, and develop digital circuit programs. Students can then choose a variety of instructional areas of emphasis including electrical design electronics, biomedical electronics, industrial maintenance, or as an electrical substation technician. Graduates can add to their portfolios by qualifying for several industry certifications. Those are administered by the International Society of Certified Electronic Technicians (ISCET), the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA), General Radio Operators License (GROL-FCC) and the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET). This program also allows incoming credit from approved Military Electronics Training Facilities and approved course work completed in Vocation Electronics programs.
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School of Science and Mathematics
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:
• Apply electrical safety.
• Demonstrate usage of test equipment.
• Solve parallel and series circuits.
• Solve complex AC circuits.
• Analyze solid state amplifiers.
• Develop digital logic diagrams.
• Analyze antenna performance.
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Electronics majors will benefit from membership in the TCC Amateur Radio and Electronics Club and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student branch at TCC. For more information see organization advisor Thomas Henderson in the School of Engineering and Applied Technology at the northeast campus.
View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Electronics Technology AAS Program Map