SLCC General Catalog

Electronics Engineering Technology AAS

CTE Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
63 credits minimum

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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.

Transfer/Articulation Information

See Academic Advisor

Total Program/Course Fees

$400 in lab fees

Estimated Cost for Students

$1200 in books and supplies

Estimated Time to Completion

4 semesters

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing (EN)

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Quantitative Studies (QS) 4 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MATH 1050

College Algebra (QL)

4

A

RDN 0990; within the last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Communication (CM) Choose One Course (3 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1010

Elem Effective Comm (CM,IN)

3

A

 

COMM 1020

Prin Public Speaking (CM,IN)

3

A

 

CTEL 1020

Career Speech Skills (CM)

3

F, Sp

 

Human Relations (HR) 3 Credits Choose One Course (3 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 2110

Interpersonal Comm.

3

A

 

CTEL 1010

Leadership & Team Building

3

A

 

ENGL 1030

Writing in Professions

3

A

 

LE 1220

HR for Career Development

3

A

 

MKTG 1960

Professionalism in Business

3

A

 

Distribution Areas (3 Credits)

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

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

 

 

Required Courses: (47 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MATH 1060

Trigonometry

3

A

Math 1050 with C or appropriate CPT score

EE 1010

Basic Electronics

1

F

Credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1010 or higher

EET 1130

Digital Systems

4

Sp

Credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1010 or higher

EET 1140

AC and DC Circuits

4

F

EE 1010 and credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1060.

EET 2110

Semiconductor Circuits

4

Sp

EET 1140

EDDT 2180

PCB Design

3

Sp

EEEN 1010

EET 2120

Power and Motors

4

F

EET 1140

EET 2140

Communications Systems

4

Sp

EET 2110

MEEN 1050

Introduction to Engineering

3

A

Coreq: MEEN 2655

MEEN 2655

Engineering Manufacturing Lab

1

A

Coreq: MEEN 1050

EET 2160

Troubleshooting

4

Sp

EET 2110 and EET 2150

EET 2170

Industrial Controls

3

Sp

EET 2140

PHYS 1010

Conceptual Physics

3

A

 

CIS 1020

Computer Essentials

3

A

 

CSIS 1030

Object Oriented Prog.

3

A

Recommended Coreq: CIS 1020

 

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

EE 1010

1

EET 1140

4

EET 1130

4

EDDT 2180

3

MATH 1050

4

MATH 1060

3

PHYS 1010

3

ENGL 1010

3

CIS 1020

3

CSIS 1030

3

Total

15

Total

16

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

EET 2120

4

EET 2140

4

EET 2110

4

EET 2160

4

MEEN 1050

3

EET 2170

3

MEEN 2655

1

COMM 1020

3

HR

3

Distribution

3

Total

15

Total

17

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. The semesters in which courses are taught are listed above. Students should check the semester class schedule for day/ evening availability and modifications caused by varying enrollment.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate proficiency in key electronics engineering technology areas including:

  • standard electronics assembly techniques,
  • DC and AC electronics,
  • Linear and Digital Circuit simulation, analysis and design,
  • microprocessors
  • communication systems
  • measurement techniques
  • Electronics troubleshooting
  • 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

 

5 – Be Civilly Engaged

  • Students will demonstrate mastery of skills and protocols according to recognized standards and certifications

6 – Work Professionally and Constructively

  • Students will master computer operation and structure.

7 – Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Department Contact Info

Division of Natural Science and Engineering

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-4150

Electronics Technology Program

Academic Advisor
Evelynn O’Dell
Science & Industry Building (SI) 209
801-957-4858

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Lee Brinton

Instructors
Joel Clarkson
Michael Stenquist
Allen Tanner