Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology
The Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology program at Wayne Community College is designed to provide students with the foundation of skills and knowledge needed for success in a wide range of future career positions. The program prepares individuals to become technicians who are capable of designing, building, installing, testing, and repairing a variety of electronic components, equipment, and systems. Students learn to effectively operate electronic circuit simulation software, including industrial and computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. Students develop entry-level skills through valuable courses such as analog devices, basic electricity, digital concepts, programmable logic controllers (PLC), and robotics. A special emphasis is placed on the student's ability to analyze and troubleshoot problems with electronic systems of all types.
Graduates should be qualified for positions including electronic tester, electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician electronic systems integrator, and production control technician. The program consists of 71 credit hours which are earned through a hybrid delivery format. This method integrates the best qualities of online and in-person instruction to form a program that fits the needs of a wide variety of prospective students. In addition, cooperative education experiences are available where students may be employed through more than 20 local area industries. An average class size of around 15 students allows for an interactive environment where students can receive one-on-one interaction with professors they need for success in the program.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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