The Electronic Engineering Technology Department at EMCC's Golden Triangle campus offers three career paths:
- 1) 30-hour course selection leading to an Electronics Vocational Certificate. See required courses link for more information.
- 2) 45-hour course selection leading to an Electronics Technical Certificate. See required courses link for more information.
- 3) 60-hour course selection leading to a degree of Associate of Applied Science in Electronics. See required courses link for more information.
The Electronics program provides the graduate with the basic skills and the technical knowledge to diagnose properly and repair electronic devices, along with problem solving techniques and computer diagnosis. Students are taught in modern, well-equipped labs utilizing electronic troubleshooting procedures as well as electronic diagnostics. Practical experience is given in such areas as DC circuits as they relate to the green America, AC circuits and electronic communications. An opportunity to be a licensed radio operator will be offered thru on site testing conducted by certified testers from the ARRL and approval of the FCC.
This program requires an ACT Score of 16 in the Composite and Math areas as well as a Silver Certificate on the Workkeys exam. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding testing times, locations.
This program prepares students to work in dynamic electronic professions as consumer repair persons, field service technicians, manufacturing technicians and industrial electronic technicians.
Electronic technicians find jobs working with telephone companies, power companies, microchip and automobile manufacturers, satellite companies, steel mills and networking and computer repair companies.