Programs

Electronics Technology

This program is no longer accepting enrollment. Students already enrolled in the program will be permitted to complete it before the program is closed permanently.

Program Description

The Electronics Technology degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in electronics professions. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of electronics technology theory and practical applications necessary for successful employment using both manual and computerized electronics systems. Program graduates receive an Electronics Technology Associate of Science degree which qualifies them as electronics technicians with a specialization in communication electronics, industrial electronics, general electronics, or telecommunication electronics.

Program Details

  • Major Code: ET13
  • Award Level: Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Location: Offered at the Flint River Campus
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 5 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 61

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcriptsin an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Term Course Title Credits
First Term
MATH 1111 College Algebra (Required) 3
ELCR 1005 Soldering Technology 1
ELCR 1010 Direct Current Circuits 6
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
Second Term
ELCR 1020 Alternating Current Circuits 7
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric (Required) 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences elective. Choose One: (Required) 3
ECON 1101, PSYC 1101, SOCI 1101, POLS 1101, OR HIST 2111
Third Term
ELCR 1030 Solid State Devices 5
ELCR 1040 Digital and Microprocessor Fundamentals 5
Humanities/Fine Arts elective. Choose one: (Required) 3
HUMN 1101, MUSC 1101, ARTS 1101, ENGL 2130, OR THEA 1101
Fourth Term
ELCR 1060 Linear Integrated Circuits 3
Elective Mathematics elective. Choose one: (Required) 3
- MATH 1112 College Trigonometry
OR - MATH 1113 Pre-calculus
Elective Courses from Specialization (Table below) 6
Fifth Term
 Elective Courses from Specialization (Table below) 10
Students MUST see program advisor for specialization course sequences. And completion of ONE of the following specializations.

Field Occupational Specialization: 16 hours

Course Title Credits
Occupationally Related electives 16

Communications Electronics Technology specialization: 17 hours

Course Title Credits
ELCR 2210 Advanced Circuit Analysis 5
ELCR 2220 Digital Communications 3
ELCR 2230 Antenna and Transmission Lines 3
ELCR 2240 Microwave Communications and Radar 3
ELCR 2250 Optical Communications Techniques 3

Industrial Electronics Technology specialization: 16 hours

Course Title Credits
ELCR 2110 Process Control 3
ELCR 2120 Motor Controls 3
ELCR 2130 Programmable Controllers 3
ELCR 2140 Mechanical Devices 2
ELCR 2150 Fluid Power 2
ELCR 2160 Advanced Microprocessors and Robotics 3

Specific Occupational Related Electives

Course Title Credits
ELCR 2110 Process Control 3
ELCR 2120 Motor Controls 3
ELCR 2130 Programmable Controllers 3
ELCR 2140 Mechanical Devices 2
ELCR 2150 Fluid Power 2
ELCR 2160 Advanced Microprocessors and Robotics 3
ELCR 2210 Advanced Circuit Analysis 5
ELCR 2220 Digital Communications 3
ELCR 2230 Antenna and Transmission Lines 3
ELCR 2240 Microwave Communications and Radar 3
ELCR 2250 Optical Communications Techniques 3
ELTR 1060 Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols 2
ELTR 1080 Commercial Wiring I 5
ELTR 1090 Commercial Wiring II 3
ELTR 1180 Electrical Controls 4
ELTR 1205 Residential Wiring I 3
ELTR 1210 Residential Wiring II 3
ELTR 1525 Photovoltaic Systems 5
ELTR 1220 Industrial PLCs 4
ELTR 1250 Diagnostic Troubleshooting 2
ELTR 1270 National Electrical Code Industrial Applications 4
IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures 2
IDSY 1170 Industrial Mechanics 5
IDSY 1110 Industrial Motor Controls I 5
IDSY 1190 Fluid Power and Piping Systems 5
IDSY 1120 Basic Industrial PLCs 5
IDSY 1130 Industrial Wiring 5
IDSY 1210 Industrial Motor Controls II 5
IDSY 1220 Intermediate Industrial PLCs 5
IDSY 1230 Industrial Instrumentation 5
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Program Advisors

Galen Andrews
Industrial Systems Instructor
galen.andrews@sctech.edu
706-646-5123
Flint River Campus