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The Electronic Technology major offers students the basic foundation to perform the work of an electronic technician in both traditional engineering environments and service related environments.
Electronic technicians lay out, build, test and modify electronic components, equipment, and systems such as computers, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, using principles of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering, mathematics, and physics. An electronic technician often works under the direction of engineering staff. Non-traditional areas include such things as biomedical instrument repairs, alternative energy installation and repair, field service, and installations.
Our courses prepare students to succeed in applying the fundamental principles and practices of electronic technology to a variety of job settings.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Perform measurements of voltage, current and resistance using laboratory test equipment;
- apply the principles of Direct and Alternating Current theory to electronic circuits;
- apply the Scientific Method to the investigation and evaluation of electronic circuits, and summarize the results in written technical format;
- analyze and test solid state devices and circuits;
- identify, analyze, and test Operational Amplifier circuits; and
- test, align, and troubleshoot various complex electronic circuits.
Recommended Sequence of Courses
Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the recommended course sequence.
The requirements for the Electronic Technology (AS) program are:
Complete 25 units from
- Electronic Technology Requirements
- Information Learning Resources Requirement
|Electronic Technology Requirements - complete 24.00 units|
|ELEC 60A||Direct & Alternating Current Theory||6.00|
|ELEC 60B||Fundamentals of Electronic Devices||6.00|
|ELEC 60C||Modern Electronic Circuits I||6.00|
|ELEC 60D||Modern Electronic Circuits II||6.00|
|Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
|LIR 30||Introduction to Information Literacy for Research Projects||1.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.