Apr 14, 2021  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 

Electronics Engineering Technology: AAS (CTE)

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Associate of Applied Science | 64 credits minimum

Division of Natural Science and Engineering
Program Location
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
General Information (801) 957-4150
Program Information Phone (801) 641-9097
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor SI 201b, (801) 957-4858

Program Faculty
Associate Professors − Joel Clarkson, Michael Stenquist, Allen Tanner

Program Description
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology provides the student with a solid foundation in electronics theory, application as well as established and emerging technologies. This program is designed for students who intend to enter the work force after obtaining the AAS degree. Students will be prepared to operate, install, troubleshoot, repair, maintain and service electronic equipment and systems. The program has a solid core in electronics and advanced courses which continue to build upon the fundamentals. The courses emphasize mastery of theory as well as attainment of skills and competencies vital to workforce needs.

Career Opportunities
Students who complete an Associates of Applied Science degree in Electronics Engineering Technology can pursue careers in many areas of research and development, space, defense, government, consumer electronics, biomedical. Examples of occupations include electronic installers and repairers, radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, electronics development (R&D) technicians, electronics manufacturing and production technicians.

Estimated Time to Completion
4 semesters

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
Students will demonstrate proficiency in key electronics engineering technology areas including (a) standard electronics assembly techniques, (b) DC and AC electronics, (c) Linear and Digital Circuit simulation, analysis and design, (d) microprocessors (e) communication systems (f) measurement techniques (g) Electronics troubleshooting (h) competency for certification and licensure. 1, 4, 6
Students will demonstrate appropriate technical reporting, writing and communication skills. 2, 3
Students will demonstrate proficiency in mathematics, especially trigonometry, appropriate for electronics engineering technology. 1, 2, 3
Students will demonstrate proficiency in design, analysis, application and troubleshooting of electrical circuits, electronic instrumentation, and related equipment/devices. 1, 4, 6
Students shall
1. Demonstrate an understanding of concepts of personal and professional ethics, and social responsibility locally, nationally and globally.
2. Understand the value of diversity in society and the workplace.
3. Interact effectively with others, demonstrating empathy and conflict resolution skills.
1, 2, 5
Students will demonstrate mastery of skills and protocols according to recognized standards and certifications 1, 4, 6
Students will master computer operation and structure. 4, 7

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Quantitative Studies (QS) 3-5 Credits

Communication (CM) Choose one course (3 Credits) from the Following

Human Relations (HR) 3 Credits Choose one course (3 Credits) from the Following

Distribution Areas: (3 Credits)

Choose an additional three credits from at least 1 of the following Distribution Areas.

Life Sciences (LS)   3-4
Fine Arts (FA)   3-4
Humanities (HU)   3
Interdisciplinary (ID)   3
Social Science (SS)   3


NOTE: STEM 1010 Technology & the Future (ID)  is recommended.

Sample Schedule

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