Electronics Technology

Diploma

Program Description: The Electronics Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in electronics technology professions. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of communications, mathematics, computer literacy, and interpersonal relations. The program emphasizes a combination of electronics technology theory and practical application necessary for successful employment using both manual and computerized electronics systems. Program graduates receive an Electronics Technology Diploma which qualifies them as electronics technicians with a specialization in biomedical instrumentation, communications electronics, computer electronics, general electronics, industrial electronics, or telecommunications electronics.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie VPC

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will utilize proper soldering techniques for through-hole mount components.
  • Students will utilize proper soldering techniques for surface mount components.
  • Students will measure voltage on the digital multimeter.
  • Students will measure current on the digital multimeter.
  • Students will measure resistance on the digital multimeter.
  • Students will measure voltage and period on the oscilloscope.
  • Students will construct and analyze digital circuits utilizing proper techniques.
  • Students will demonstrate microprocessor applications.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Electronics Technology, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 57 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Cost
1st Term
Tuition: $1335
Fees: $309
Books: $860.9
Total: $2504.9

2nd Term
Tuition: $1335
Fees: $284
Books: $750
Total: $2369

3rd Term
Books: $1000
Fees: $284
Tuition: $1246
Total: $2530

4th Term
Tuition: $890
Fees: $324
Books: $562.4
Total: $1776.4

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (8 Hours)

8

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2 Hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2: Institutional Credit (3 Hours)

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (46 Hours)

46

ELCR 2170 Computer Hardware 5
ELCR 2160 Adv Microprocessors&Robotics 3
ELCR 2130 Programmable Controllers 3
ELCR 1060 Linear Integrated Circuits 3
ELCR 1040 Digital & Microprocessor Fund 5
ELCR 1030 Solid State Devices 5
ELCR 1020 Alternating Current Circuits 7
ELCR 1010 Direct Current Circuits 6
ELCR 1005 Soldering Technology 1
ELCR 2210 Analog Communications 5
XXXX xxxx - Occupational Elective 3

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