Electronics Technician, CAS

This program is designed to give students the technical and interpersonal skills necessary for 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.


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