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2018-2019 College Catalog

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Electronics Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

Application Code 18

For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room SET-430—443-518-1600.

All aspects of modern society and business are dependent on skilled professionals to maintain the electronics infrastructure. Graduates can choose to work in challenging positions in the fields of computers, telecommunications, training, and higher studies. Courses will emphasize theory and practice. Coursework will reflect the changing needs of industry and inculcate a need for ongoing training. Students planning to transfer to a four‑year technical institution should contact that institution to check transferable courses. This curriculum prepares students to sit for the A+ certification exam and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

ELEC 107Introduction to Electronic Circuits

4

MATH 141College Algebra

3

or higher core course

PHYS 101Technical Physical Science

4

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
CADD 101Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

3

CMSY 105Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices I

3

CMSY 106Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices II

3

CMSY 120Introduction to Computer Systems

3

ELEC 117Linear Electronics

4

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY 219Operating Systems

3

CSCO 291Introduction to Networks

3

CSCO 292Routing and Switching Essentials

3

ELEC 213Digital Circuits

4

Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANTH 104Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology

3

ANTH 105Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

ANTH 110Global Archaeology

3

ANTH 120Comparative World Cultures

3

GEOG 101Introduction to World Geography

3

GEOG 102Elements of Cultural Geography

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSCO 293Scaling Networks

3

CSCO 294Connecting Networks

3

ELEC 140Network Cabling Systems

3

SPCH 105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

OR

SPCH 110Interpersonal Communication

3

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

2

Degree Requirements

Requirements List

Course NumberTitleCredits

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. Describe the fundamental operating principles and components in electronic technology including computers (hardware and software), computer networks, and analog and digital circuits.
  2. Analyze electronic systems, using appropriate testing methods and instrumentation, for the purpose of troubleshooting, maintenance, and/or repair.
  3. Identify current industry standards and protocols, and apply them for the installation and configuration of electronic systems.
  4. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.