School of Electronics Technology
School of Electronics Technology

Electrical Technology: Associate in Occupational Studies Degree
Getzville, NY Campus

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Objectives

This program exposes students to a variety of fundamental skills utilized in entry-level electrical and electronics technician positions. Students are exposed to the theory of various electronics and electrical circuitry in a classroom environment and to various techniques and applications in a laboratory environment.

Career Opportunities

This program offers graduates an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them pursue careers in a variety of entry-level electrical and electronics engineering technology positions, such as electronics technician, service technician, telecommunications technician and electrical technician.

Graduates who have difficulty distinguishing colors may not be able to perform the essential functions of various positions involving electrical engineering technology.

Admission Requirements

Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to the Admission Requirements and Procedures for this program.

School Equipment

In laboratory, students typically work in teams. Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughout the program: computers, applications programs relevant to the field, standard hand tools and various pieces of test equipment which include the multimeter, power supply, oscilloscope and signal generator. Refer to Student Equipment in the Online Course Information section of this catalog for information relating to the student equipment requirements for the distance education courses that are taught online over the Internet.

Class Size

Classes generally range in size from 20 to 40 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.

Program Outline

To view a list of the course descriptions, please click here.

Course Number Course Credit Hours  
Program Total 93.0
General Education Courses
CO2520 Communications 4.5
EN1320 Composition I 4.5
EN1420 Composition II 4.5
MA1210 College Mathematics I 4.5
MA1310 College Mathematics II 4.5
PH2530 Physics 4.5
SP2750 Group Theory 4.5
Subtotal 31.5
Core Courses
ET1210 DC-AC Electronics 4.5
ET1220 Digital Fundamentals 4.5
ET1310 Solid State Devices 4.5
ET1410 Integrated Circuits 4.5
ET2530 Electronic Communications 4.5
ET2560 Introduction to C Programming 4.5
ET2640 Microprocessors and Microcontrollers 4.5
ET2750 Programmable Logic Controllers 4.5
ET2799 Electrical Engineering Technology Capstone Project 4.5
NT1110 Computer Structure and Logic 4.5
NT1210 Introduction to Networking 4.5
Subtotal 49.5
General Studies Courses
GS1140 Problem Solving Theory 4.5
GS1145 Strategies for the Technical Professional 4.5
GS2745 Advanced Strategies for the Technical Professional+ 3.0
Subtotal 12.0

NOTE: The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog. The school may, at any time in its discretion, vary the offering and/or sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.

 
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Wesley Berry
Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Graduated 2011
Kansas City, MO

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"My education at ITT TECH prepared me for my career field. I get to go in and do a job that I love doing."
- Wesley Berry, 2011
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