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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Electronics Technology, Diploma

Overview

Offered at the Augusta campus

Entrance Dates: Every Semester
Length of Program: Five Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: Industrial 54
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: Telecommunications 56

Program Description: The Electronics Technology 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. After completing the Electronics Technology Diploma program, students who desire to obtain an associate degree may enroll in the Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology program, and complete the requirements for an associate degree with the addition of 30 credit hours. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.

Employment Opportunities: The U.S. Department of Labor and other groups predict a growing need for computer systems servicing and troubleshooting technicians. Graduates may seek employment with telecommunications, manufacturing, and communications companies, and other industrial and commercial electronic sales and service outlets. With minimal systems training, the graduate is expected to perform proficiently in industrial organizations or computer networking facilities.

Curriculum Outline

General Core Courses, 8 credits

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

 

MATH 1013ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS

3

OR

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

 

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Occupational Courses, 30 credits

ELCR 1005SOLDERING TECHNOLOGY

1

ELCR 1010DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUITS

5

ELCR 1020ALTERNATING CURRECT CIRCUITS

7

ELCR 1030SOLID STATE DEVICES

5

ELCR 1040DIGITAL & MICROPROCESSOR FUND

5

ELCR 1060LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

AND

Telecommunications Electronics Technology Specialization

Specific Occupational Courses, 18 credits

ELCR 2170COMPUTER HARDWARE

5

ELCR 2190NETWORKING I

3

ELCR 2590FIBER OPTIC SYSTEMS

3

ELCR 2600TELECOMM & DATA CABLING

3

ELCR 2620TELCOM SYS INSTALL/PROG/DATA

4

Note:

  • CIST 1401 Networking Fundamentals or CIST 2451 Introduction to Networks - CISCO may be substituted for ELCR 2190 Networking I as required. This option will increase the credit hours required for graduation to 57.

OR

Industrial Electronics Technology Specialization

Specific Occupational Courses, 16 credits

ELCR 2110PROCESS CONTROL

3

ELCR 2120MOTOR CONTROLS

3

ELCR 2130PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS

3

ELCR 2140MECHANICAL DEVICES

2

ELCR 2150FLUID POWER

2

ELCR 2160ADV MICROPROCESSOR/ROBOTICS

3

Note:

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

 

Class schedules are dictated by current student requirements and enrollment numbers. This may cause classes not to be available in the order listed. Please contact your advisor to register.

Students can be accepted into the program any semester, however, this will be considered as out of sequence enrollment and some courses may not be available due to required prerequisite requirements.

COMP 1000, ELCR 1010, MATH 1013, MATH 1111, EMPL 1000, ELCR 2170, ENGL 1010, ELCR 1005, ELCR 2600, ELCR 2590: Classes that new students may enroll in any semester if it is being taught that semester.

Augusta Day Program - Industrial

PROGRAM NAME: Electronics Technology-Industrial

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

ELCR 1010DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUITS

5

Year 1 Spring Semester

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

ELCR 1020ALTERNATING CURRECT CIRCUITS

7

ELCR 2110PROCESS CONTROL

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

ELCR 1005SOLDERING TECHNOLOGY

1

ELCR 1030SOLID STATE DEVICES

5

 

ELCR 2120MOTOR CONTROLS

3

OR

IDSY 1110INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS I

4

Year 2 Fall Semester

ELCR 1040DIGITAL & MICROPROCESSOR FUND

5

ELCR 2130PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS

3

 

ELTR 1220INDUSTRIAL PLCs

4

OR

IDSY 1120BASIC INDUSTRIAL PLCs

4

 

ELCR 2140MECHANICAL DEVICES

2

OR

IDSY 1170INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS

4

Year 2 Spring Semester

ELCR 1060LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS

3

 

ELCR 2150FLUID POWER

2

OR

IDSY 1190FLUID POWER SYSTEMS

4

 

ELCR 2160ADV MICROPROCESSOR/ROBOTICS

3

 

Augusta Day Program - Telecommunications

PROGRAM NAME: Electronics Technology-Telecommunications

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

ELCR 1010DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUITS

5

 

MATH 1013ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS

3

OR

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

ELCR 1020ALTERNATING CURRECT CIRCUITS

7

ELCR 2170COMPUTER HARDWARE

5

Year 1 Summer Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

ELCR 1005SOLDERING TECHNOLOGY

1

ELCR 1030SOLID STATE DEVICES

5

ELCR 2600TELECOMM & DATA CABLING

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

ELCR 1040DIGITAL & MICROPROCESSOR FUND

5

 

ELCR 2190NETWORKING I

3

OR

CIST 1401COMPUTER NETWORKING FUND

4

OR

CIST 2451INTRO TO NETWORKS - CISCO

4

 

ELCR 2590FIBER OPTIC SYSTEMS

3

Year 2 Spring Semester

ELCR 1060LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS

3

ELCR 2620TELCOM SYS INSTALL/PROG/DATA

4