Electronics Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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This degree program prepares students with technical job entry skills as electronics technicians. Graduates become qualified to work in electronic automation and in control systems environments. Measurement, instrumentation, automation control systems, electronic assembly and industrial robotics are work-related areas for career path employment.

Maximizing student success in the electronic program is the department goal. The program faculty recommends that students develop the following desirable skill and knowledge foundations to enhance student success:

  • advanced college level study skills
  • working knowledge of algebraic principles and basic trigonometric functions
  • college-level reading and comprehension skills
  • working knowledge and application of college-level English
  • demonstrated time management skills
  • awareness of workplace utilization of self-management work teams
  • basic understanding of physics principles
  • keyboarding, mouse, and MS Windows experience
  • understanding of basic science and physics principles

Students who want individualized program planning suggestions are encouraged to meet with program faculty. Please call (719) 502-3600 to schedule an appointment.

Fall semester course sequencing provides concurrent enrollment in ELT 106, ELT 112 and ELT 165. Spring semester course sequencing provides concurrent enrollment in ELT 134, ELT 135, ELT 147, and ELT 148. Students should see a program faculty person if unable to take these courses concurrently.

Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have instructor permission to enroll.

General Education Courses

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

or

 

 

COM 217

Group Communication

(3)

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

3

ENG 131

Technical Writing I

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

PHY

Any Physics Course

4-5

 

 

16-17

Additional Required Courses Recommended Sequence

ELT 106

Fundamentals of DC/AC

4

ELT 112

Advanced DC/AC

3

ELT 134

Solid State Devices I

3

ELT 135

Solid State Devices II

3

ELT 147

Digital Devices I

4

ELT 148

Digital Devices II

3

ELT 165

Electronic Assembly

3

ELT 215

Operational Amplifiers

3

ELT 248

Automated Control Circuits

3

ELT 252

Motors & Controls

3

ELT 257

Sensors & Transducers

3

ELT 258

Programmable Logic Controllers

3

ELT 259

Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

3

ELT 261

Microprocessors

3

ELT 268

Robotic Technologies

3

ELT 280

Internship

3

 

 

50

Total Credit Hours

66-67

Certificates

Advanced Manufacturing Electronics

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at http://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/advanced-manufacturing-electronics/

CAD 100

Print Reading for Computer Aided Drafting

3

CAD 255

Solid Works/Mechanical

3

CAD 259

Advanced SolidWorks

3

ELT 106

Fundamentals of DC/AC

4

ELT 112

Advanced DC/AC

3

ELT 134

Solid State Devices I

3

ELT 135

Solid State Devices II

3

ELT 147

Digital Devices I

4

ELT 148

Digital Devices II

3

ELT 165

Electronic Assembly

3

ELT 252

Motors & Controls

3

ELT 258

Programmable Logic Controllers

3

Total Credit Hours

38

Automated Systems

CNG 101

Networking Fundamentals

3

ELT 106

Fundamentals of DC/AC

4

ELT 112

Advanced DC/AC

3

ELT 248

Automated Control Circuits

3

ELT 252

Motors & Controls

3

ELT 257

Sensors & Transducers

3

ELT 258

Programmable Logic Controllers

3

ELT 259

Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

3

ELT 268

Robotic Technologies

3

Total Credit Hours

28

Basic Automation

ELT 252

Motors & Controls

3

ELT 258

Programmable Logic Controllers

3

Total Credit Hours

6

Basic Electricity & Electronics

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at http://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/basic-electricity-and-electronics/

ELT 106

Fundamentals of DC/AC

4

ELT 112

Advanced DC/AC

3

ELT 134

Solid State Devices I

3

ELT 135

Solid State Devices II

3

ELT 147

Digital Devices I

4

ELT 148

Digital Devices II

3

ELT 165

Electronic Assembly

3

Total Credit Hours

23

Basic Electronics

ELT 106

Fundamentals of DC/AC

4

ELT 134

Solid State Devices I

3

ELT 147

Digital Devices I

4

ELT 165

Electronic Assembly

3

Total Credit Hours

14

Basic IPC Soldering

ELT 106

Fundamentals of DC/AC

4

ELT 112

Advanced DC/AC

3

ELT 165

Electronic Assembly

3

Total Credit Hours

10

Intermediate Electronics

ELT 112

Advanced DC/AC

3

ELT 135

Solid State Devices II

3

ELT 148

Digital Devices II

3

Total Credit Hours

9