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Electronics Engineering Technology

What is Electronics Engineering Technology? 

The Electronics Engineering Technology curriculum prepares individuals to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems. 

Electrical Engineering  

A broad-based core of courses, including basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts and microprocessors, ensures the student will develop the skills necessary to perform entry-level tasks. Emphasis is placed on developing the students ability to analyze, and troubleshoot electronic systems.  

Graduates should qualify for employment as engineering assistants or electronic technicians with job titles such as electronics engineering technician, field service technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, and production control technician.

 
07/17/12
 

 

  • Typical Courses
  • Student Learning Outcomes
  • Additional Information
  • Checksheets
  • Contact Information

Typical Courses

  • Introduction to CET
  • Basic CAD
  • Electrical Computations
  • Software for Technicians
  • DC/AC Circuit Analysis
  • Workplace Safety
  • Semiconductor Applications
  • Digital Electronics
  • Programmable Controllers
  • Fabrication Techniques
  • Industrial Controls
  • Introduction to Microprocessors

Student Learning Outcomes:

Graduates of the WCC Electronics Engineering Technology Program will:  

  • Use safe practices when performing labs.
  • Use thinking skills based on sound judgment.
  • Construct, analyze, verify and troubleshoot electronic circuits.
  • Communicate effectively in written format.
  • Work together in small groups.

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Contact Information:

Robert Doyle

Robert Doyle
Lead Instructor, Electronics
(336) 838-6221  
robert.doyle@wilkescc.edu