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Electronics Engineering Technology

Curriculum Description

The Electronics Engineering Technology curriculum prepares individuals 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.

A broad-based core of courses, including basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts and microprocessors, ensures the student will develop the skills necessary to perform entry-level tasks. Emphasis is placed on developing the student’s ability to analyze and troubleshoot electronic systems.

Graduates should qualify for employment as engineering assistants or electronic technicians with job titles such as electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician and production control technician.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
(CTE-Y C40200P1)



NC CIP: 15.0303
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ELC 131 DC/AC Circuit Analysis 4 3 0 5
ELC 131A DC/AC Circuit Analysis Lab 0 3 0 1
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
    6 8 0 9

Spring Semester
ELN 131 Semiconductor Applications 3 3 0 4
    3 3 0 4

Summer Term
ELN 133 Digital Electronics 3 3 0 4
    3 3 0 4

Total Credit Hours: 17


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

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