Electronics Technician, CAS

Electronics Technician
This program is designed to give students the technical and interpersonal skills necessaryfor placement into electronics technician positions. Students gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience with both basic and advanced electronics including circuits, controllers, and the machine to system interface. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to
  • Analyze, configure, troubleshoot, and assist in designing and measuring electrical and electronic circuits and systems;
  • Read and describe the characteristics of basic circuitry and compute circuit capacity;
  • Demonstrate wiring design and identify basic electrical components;
  • Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits using standard and specialized test equipment;
  • Program and troubleshoot PLC systems for basic system control;
  • Describe how various industrial processes are coalesced using advanced PLC techniques;
  • Demonstrate the use of electrical, electronic solid state, digital, and pneumatic transmitters in practical process control instrumentation; and
  • Effectively communicate during problem solving and troubleshooting.
  *Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.  
CAS Total Credits: 33
RIndicates Related Instruction requirement.  
Recommended Course Offerings:
Students receiving financial aid or veteran's benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before registering for recommended courses.  
Admission Guidelines
  • Reading and Writing placement tests are required for entry into the program.
  • Applicants not meeting the above requirements may be admitted on an extended track to complete developmental math/communications classes before enrolling in or higher ELCT classes.
Program Information
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Opportunities after Graduation
  • Typical wages for electronics technicians are above average both state and nationally.
Advising Information:
For more information about this program, contact the advisor.
Academic Advisor
OT 109
(406) 756-4862

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