Electronics Technology

Career Outlook:

Electronics Technician is one of today’s fastest growing careers, a career that can provide not only a great salary and job security but also exciting work in a field that is always growing and changing. This field has many opportunities including maintenance, design, service and sales in commercial, manufacturing and process industries.

The following industries employ electronic technicians: computer industry, consumer electronics industry, robotics industry, utility companies, healthcare, broadcast, manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, mining, office equipment, waste-treatment, and any other industries that use electrical/electronic systems.

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
ELT 111 Direct Current Circuit analysis1,2 4
ELT 111L Direct Current Electronics Lab 2
ENL 111 Written Communication3 3
IT 101 Fundamentals of Computers (EDGE) 3
MAT 145 Applications in Algebra4 3
     
COM 112
or
COM 125
Oral Communication5
or
Interpersonal Communication5
3
ELT 121 Alternating Current Circuit Analysis1,6 4
ELT 121L Alternating Current Electronics Lab 2
MAT 215 Applied Discrete Mathematics7 3
SCI 110 Introductory Physics8 4
     
ELT 131 Analog Circuits1,9 5
ELT 131L Analog Circuits Lab 2
ELT 211 Combinational Logic Circuits1,10 5
ELT 211L Combinational Logic Circuits Lab 2
IT 270 Computer Essentials and Application11 4
  Technical Elective12 3
     
ELT 222 Introduction to Microprocessors13 4
ELT 299 Electronic Technology Internship 3
IT 131 Introduction to Networking14 4
  Technial Elective12 3

1.   ELT 111, ELT 121, ELT 131 and ELT 211 must be taken concurrently with their respective labs: ELT 111L, ELT 121L, ELT 131L, and ELT 211L.
2.   ELT 111 has a prerequisite of MAT 145.
3.   ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
4.   MAT 145 has a prerequisite of MAT 096, or MAT 097, or placement in 100-level math.
5.   COM 112 and COM 125 have a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
6.   ELT 121 has a prerequisite of ELT 111.
7.   MAT 215 has a prerequisite of MAT 135 or MAT 145.
8.   SCI 110 has a prerequisite of MAT 125, MAT 135 or MAT 145.
9.   ELT 131 has a prerequisite of ELT 111.
10. ELT 211 has a prerequisite of MAT 215.
11. IT 270 has a prerequisite of IT 101 or IT 102.
12. Choose from any of the following: ELT 210, ELT 280-283, IT 115, IT 120, IT 141, IT 271
13. ELT 222 has a prerequisite of ELT 211.
14. IT 131 and IT 270 has a prerequisite of IT 101.
15. Choose from EC, HIST, PSYC, SS at the 100-level or above.

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