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2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Electronics Engineering Technology: CC (CTE)


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Certificate of Completon | 31 credits minimum

Division of Natural Sciences
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
SI 341
General Information (801) 957-4827
Program Information (801) 957-4150
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor
SI 201b, (801) 957-4858

Program Faculty
Associate Professors − Lee Brinton
Instructors − Joel Clarkston, Michael Stenquist, Allen Tanner

Program Description
The Electronic Engineering Technology Certificate of Completion provides the student with a 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 Certificate of Completion 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 a Certificate of Completion 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. The courses taken in fulfillment of the Certificate of Completion can be applied to an Associate of Applied Science should the  student decide to pursue an AAS degree later.

Total Program/Course Fees
$200 in lab fees

Estimated Cost for Students
$ 600 in books and supplies

Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the sample schedule, time to completion is two 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 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge

Students will demonstrate appropriate technical reporting, writing and
communication skills
2 - Communicate Effectively
Students will demonstrate proficiency in mathematics, especially
trigonometry, appropriate for electronics engineering technology
3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
Students will demonstrate proficiency in design, analysis, application and
troubleshooting of electrical circuits, electronic instrumentation, and
related equipment/devices.
4 - Think Critically and Creatively
Students will demonstrate mastery of skills and protocols according to
recognized standards and certifications
6 - Work Professionally and Constructively

General Education Requirements


Quantitative Studies (QS) 4 Credits


Communication (CM) 3 Credits


  • Any approved CM course

Human Relations (HR) 2-3 Credits


  • Any approved HR course

Sample Schedule


Advising Notes:


To complete this program as outlined, students should enter with math proficiency at MATH 1010 or above. Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program. It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before the designated class may be taken. Students should check the semester class schedule for day/ evening availability and modifications caused by varying enrollment.

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