Engineering Technology/Electronics Technology - Academic Certificate

Curriculum Code: 583

Program Information
This program prepares students for employment in a wide range of businesses and industries. Experts predict that varied technical occupations will be among the hot careers during the next decade. There will be a 30 percent increase in higher-skilled, better- paying occupations in the technical fields, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. With the increased emphasis on technology, 80 percent of these jobs will require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four- year degree. CCC works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest, or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Successfully employ test and measurement equipment. •Locate information resources and successfully retrieve data for employment. •Apply algebra to analyze simple electrical circuits. •Employ standardized industrial equipment such as PLC and be capable to apply the principles of quality control.


Employment Opportunities:
Electronics technician, electromechanical, industrial technician

Program Requirements (26-27)
Credits
CM
126
Industrial Wiring
3
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
Computer Science Elective
3
IT
107
Electrical Maintenance
3
IT
111
Electronics
4
IT
205
Digital Electronics
3
IT
218
Programmable Logic Controllers
3
PI
124
Fundamentals of Physics II
4
Program Elective
3-4

General Education Requirements (6)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
MA
110
College Algebra
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
CS
111
Computer Science 1
4
MA
120
College Trigonometry
3
PI
104
Energy, the Environment and Society
3

Total Credits: (32-33)