Electronics Technology

BUILD YOUR TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND BECOME AN ESSENTIAL PART OF ANY ENGINEERING TEAM

Electronics are everywhere – communications, health care, transportation, and in every computer – and electronics technicians keep the world running. Monroe Community College’s electronics technology certificate program prepares you well for rewarding careers in these industries, and more.

Your professors know what companies look for in new hires and will challenge you in the classroom and lab so you’ll be invaluable to a wide range of employers, including:

  • Gleason Works
  • Time Warner Cable
  • L-3 Communications
  • ITT Gould Pumps
  • Harris Corporation
  • Entercom Communications

COMPLETE THE CIRCUIT BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY TRAINING AND A DYNAMIC ELECTRONICS CAREER

The electronics technology certificate program at MCC takes you through the theories and applications of electronics with courses in:

  • Computer applications for technicians
  • Circuit analysis
  • Technical mathematics

You’ll also learn the importance of teamwork and critical thinking in every engineering project.

After earning your certificate, you’ll be ready to work in jobs like these:

  • Electrical engineering technician/technologist
  • Telecommunications equipment installer
  • Electronic drafter
  • Electro-mechanical technician
  • Electrical and electronics repairer (commercial and industrial)

To find out more about the electronics technology certificate program from Monroe Community College, contact the admissions office at admissions@monroecc.edu or (585) 292-2200.

ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

Certificate Program

Department:Engineering Technologies

School(s): Applied Sciences & Technologies

MCC Program Code: ETX1

Description
The Electronics Technology Certificate Program provides an intermediate recognition for those pursuing the A.A.S. degree, as well as for those desiring only special groups of Electronics courses.
(Housed in the Engineering Technologies Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1.Collect and analyze data associated with an electrical engineering technology project. (PO 1a)
2.Translate engineering designs into projects and test procedures. (PO 1c)
3.Prepare technical reports for an engineering or sales team. (PO 1d)
4.Apply knowledge of electrical engineering technology principles and standards, both hardware and software, to the construction or functioning of electrical/electronics systems. (ETAC-ABET Outcome A)
5.Apply principles of physics or chemistry with mathematical rigor at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry, to problems associated with electronics. (ETAC-ABET Outcome B)
6.Conduct and interpret standard tests and measurements associated with electronics experiments. (ETAC-ABET Outcome C)
7.Conduct experiments applying electronic principles. (ETAC-ABET Outcome C)
8.Analyze experimental data using electronic principles. (ETAC-ABET Outcome C)
9.Identify, analyze and solve electrical engineering technology problems. (ETAC-ABET Outcome E)
10.Communicate effectively regarding narrowly defined electrical engineering technology activities. (ETAC-ABET Outcome F)
11.Identify and discuss issues related to professional development and continuing education and training within the field of electrical engineering technology. (ETAC-ABET Outcome G)
12.Discuss issues associated with electrical engineering professions, including those related to diversity and ethics (ETAC-ABET Outcome H).
13.Demonstrate professional behaviors, which may include timeliness, dedication to quality, or continuous improvement. (ETAC-ABET Outcome I)

Employment Potential
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Occupational Resource: https://www.onetonline.org

Requirements for Program Entrance
MTH 150 ready

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 15-16 Credit Hours
TEK 101 Computer Applications for Technicians 2
ELT 111 Introduction to Digital Electronics3
ELT 121 AC/DC Circuit Analysis4
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition OR TEK 145 Career Communications
3
MTH 150 OR HIGHER*3-4
Total15-16
SECOND SEMESTER: 16-17 Credit Hours
ELT 102 Electric Circuit Analysis II5
ELT 112 Linear Circuits5
SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication 3
MTH 152 Survey of Mathematics for Technicians OR HIGHER** 3-4
Total16-17
TOTAL CREDITS 31-33
*Students who are not MTH 150 ready should take TRS 094 before their first semester at MCC or plan to spend one-to-two additional semesters at MCC to complete their credential(s).


Students intending to transfer directly to a four year school after graduating from MCC should take MTH 175 or higher.


**Students who are not MTH 175 ready should take MTH 164/165 before their first semester at MCC. Students who are not MTH 165 ready should take MTH 104 before their first semester at MCC. Students who are not MTH 104 ready should take MTH 150 or MTH 152

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