The ever-changing and increasing field of Electronic Technology is expanding the need for highly trained electronic technicians. These electronic technicians assist engineers and scientists in various electronic environments such as electronic instrumentation and control, aerospace research, electronic communications, process control, robotics and computer repair. Students completing the program gain the theoretical knowledge and skills that enable success in these various electronic fields.

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This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.

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Program Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.
  • MATH-0965 Intermediate Algebra or appropriate score on Math Placement Test.
  • EET-1161 Direct Current Circuits with a “B” grade or higher

Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills using appropriate technology.
  2. Work independently and collaboratively as an effective member of a team to complete projects.
  3. Identify, acquire, evaluate and ethically use technical information from multiple sources.
  4. Exhibit professional, ethical, and social responsibilities and the need for lifelong learning in the engineering profession.
  5. Conduct, analyze and interpret electronic experiments using electronic instrumentation standard measurements.
  6. Apply knowledge of circuit analysis/design and use computer languages and software to solve a stated problem in analog or digital electronics.
  7. Apply knowledge of physical sciences and practice of engineering standards to build, test, operate and maintain electrical and electronic systems.
  8. Use algebra, trigonometry, or applied calculus to conduct experiments of electrical and electronic systems.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
EET-1161 Direct Current Circuits 3
EET-1180 Surface Mount Soldering 1
EET-1190 Printed Circuit Layout 2
MET-1100 Technology Orientation 2
SPCH-1000 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition I  
Honors College Composition I  
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
EET-1210 AC Electric Circuits 3
EET-1241 Digital Fundamentals 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Algebra  
Honors College Algebra  
One of the following: 4
Ethics  
Honors Ethics  
One of the following: 3
College Composition II  
Honors College Composition II  
Technical Writing  
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
EET-2111 Industrial Electronics I 3
EET-2120 Electronics I 3
EET-2170 Signal Analysis 3
EET-2242 C and ASM Programming with Embedded Applications 3
One of the following: 3
Trigonometry  
Honors Trigonometry  
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Semester
EET-2220 Electronics II 3
EET-2290 Electrical Design Project 2
EET-2500 Instrumentation and Control 3
ITNT-2300 Networking Fundamentals 3
PHYS-1210 College Physics I 4
Select one of the following: 2-3
Programmable Logic Controllers  
EET-xxxx
EET Elective Course  
 Credit Hours17-18
 Total Credit Hours62-63

Electives

Select from the below courses to fulfill elective requirement.

EET-1100Introduction to Robotics2
EET-1150Basic Robotics with Math2
EET-2530Unmanned Aerial Vehicles3