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Electronics Engineering Technology

  • Golden Triangle campus
The Electronics Engineering Technology department offers two programs: 1) a nine-month curriculum that leads to a Vocational Certificate in Electronics; and 2) a two-year curriculum that leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree
 
Associate's Degree program:
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Electronics Technology is an instructional program which prepares individuals to support electrical engineers and other professionals in the design, development, and testing of electrical circuits, devices, and systems. Included is instruction in model and prototype development and testing; systems analysis and integration, including design; development of corrective and preventive maintenance techniques; application of engineering data; and the preparation of reports and test results.
 
The purpose of the Electronics Technology curriculum is to provide instruction necessary for a student to become a competent electronic technician. Graduates of this curriculum will be eligible for entry level employment in electronics and will be capable of correlating the activities of scientific research, engineering, and production for a wide variety of occupational fields. A graduate of the Electronics Technology curriculum will possess the capability of working and communicating directly with engineers, scientists, and other technical personnel in their specialized area.
 
This program requires a particular score on the COMPASS test or ACT test for program entrance. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding testing times, locations and minimum scores.
 
Certificate program:
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The Electronic 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. Classes are held 6 1/2 hours a day, five days a week for nine months in a modern Career-Technical complex with facilities designed especially for this program.
 
This program requires a particular score on the COMPASS test or equivalent ACT score for program entrance. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding test times, locations and minimum scores.​

Career Opportunities:

 

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 satisfying jobs working with telephone companies, power companies, microchip manufacturers, automobile manufacturers, satellite companies, steel mills and networking and computer repair companies.

 

 

Instructor:

  • Bob Lovelace, (662) 243-1913 or blovelace@eastms.edu
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