2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Electronics Engineering Technology (AAS) A40200

A course of study that prepares the students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. Includes instruction in mathematics, basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts, and microprocessors or programmable logic controllers.

Graduates should qualify for employment as electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, and production control technician.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ATR 215Sensors and Transducers
2
3

3

EGR 111Engineer Comp and Careers
2
2

3

EGR 131Intro to Electronics Tech
1
2

2

ELC 128Intro to PLC
2
3

3

ELC 131Circuit Analysis I
3
3

4

ELC 133Circuit Analysis II
3
3

4

ELN 131Analog Electronics I
3
3

4

ELN 132Analog Electronics II
3
3

4

ELN 133Digital Electronics
3
3

4

ELN 229Industrial Electronics
3
3

4

ELN 232Intro to Microprocessors
3
3

4

ELN 233Microprocessor Systems
3
3

4

ELN 234Communication Systems
3
3

4

ELN 246Cert Elect Tech Prep
3
0

3

Total Major Hours: 50

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 110Introduction to Communication
3
0

3

or

COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

 

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ART 111Art Appreciation
3
0

3

ART 114Art History Survey I
3
0

3

ART 115Art History Survey II
3
0

3

DRA 111Theatre Appreciation
3
0

3

HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

HUM 115Critical Thinking
3
0

3

HUM 170The Holocaust
3
0

3

MUS 110Music Appreciation
3
0

3

PHI 240Introduction to Ethics
3
0

3

REL 110World Religions
3
0

3

REL 211Intro to Old Testament
3
0

3

REL 212Intro to New Testament
3
0

3

REL 221Religion in America
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

GEO 111World Regional Geography
3
0

3

HIS 111World Civilizations I
3
0

3

HIS 112World Civilizations II
3
0

3

HIS 131American History I
3
0

3

HIS 132American History II
3
0

3

POL 120American Government
3
0

3

PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

SOC 210Introduction to Sociology
3
0

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
MAT 121Algebra/Trigonometry I
2
2

3

MAT 171Precalculus Algebra
3
2

4

(MAT 171 or higher)

Total General Education Hours: 16-17

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 66-67

Suggested Sequence of Courses

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

EGR 111Engineer Comp and Careers
2
2

3

EGR 131Intro to Electronics Tech
1
2

2

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

ELC 131Circuit Analysis I
3
3

4

Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course*
2-3
2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
11-12
11
16-17

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ELC 133Circuit Analysis II
3
3

4

ELN 131Analog Electronics I
3
3

4

ELN 133Digital Electronics
3
3

4

ELN 229Industrial Electronics
3
3

4

Total Credit Hours:
12
12
16

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ATR 215Sensors and Transducers
2
3

3

ELC 128Intro to PLC
2
3

3

ELN 132Analog Electronics II
3
3

4

ELN 232Intro to Microprocessors
3
3

4

Humanities/Fine Arts Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
13
12
17

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ELN 233Microprocessor Systems
3
3

4

ELN 234Communication Systems
3
3

4

ELN 246Cert Elect Tech Prep
3
0

3

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
15
6
17

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 64-65