School of Applied Technology

Electronics Engineering Technician (KEET)

Certificate of Completion
1226 Hours

This program provides a solid foundation for students desiring to enter the electronics engineering technician field. The program covers the basic theory, laws, and circuits, ad fundamentals of AC/DC, solid-state and digital electronics. Students learn how to use various test equipment and the program covers electronic components, how they function, and how to test devices. Introduction modules of troubleshooting techniques, schematic symbols and diagrams are used to enable students to learn the skills required. Students learn the skills required of an electronic engineering technician including microprocessors, embedded controllers, (including software), schematic capture and circuit simulation, and printed circuit board design using software.

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Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $2,476.52
  • Student Fees: $183.90
  • Lab Fees: $150.00
  • Books: $1,130.00 - Required the first day of class

Total Estimated Cost: $3,980.42
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

PELL, VA pending

Requirements

TABE Test Required

  • Reading: 8.0
  • Math: 10.00

Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, Utah 84130-0808

Mon-Thu 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mon-Thu 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Required Courses: (1226 Clock Hours)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semester

Prerequisite

KELA 0190

Assembly & Soldering

24

A

None

KET2 0101

Electronics Math

100

A

None

KET2 0102

Technical Writing 

18

A

None

KET2 0103

DC Fundamentals & Circuits 

120

A

Electronics Math, KET2-0101 or equivalent.

KET2 0104

AC Fundamentals & Circuits 

120

A

DC Fundamentals & Circuits, KET2-0103 or equivalent.

KET2 0105

Analog Devices & Circuits 

160

A

AC Fundamentals & Circuits, KET2-0104 or equivalent.

KET2 0106

Digital Circuits & Apps.

160

A

Analog Devices & Circuits, KET2-0105 or equivalent

KET2 0107

Technician Certification

32

A

None

KET2 0108 

Test & Measurement Instrumentation

60

A

KET2-0106 or equivalent.

KEET 0100

LabVIEW Basics

96

 

Experience with Microsoft Windows and writing algorithms in the form of flowcharts or block diagrams

KET2 0171

Microprocessor 

96

A

Completed Electronics Core or equivalent.

KET2 0172

Embedded Controllers 

96

A

Completed Electronics Core or equivalent.

KEET 0400

Schematic Capture and Simulation

72

A

Completed Electronics Core or equivalent. 

 

KEET 0500

Circuit Board Design 

72

A

Completed Electronics Core or equivalent, and KEET-0400. 


Advising Notes

Stand-alone or specific needs - All courses need to have their prerequisites confirmed by the Electronics department. Students must e-mail transcripts, etc., to department before registration/scheduling is approved.

 

Other

Stand-alone or specific needs - All courses need to have their prerequisites confirmed by the Electronics department. Students must e-mail transcripts, etc., to dept. before registration/scheduling is approved.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

The student will be able to demonstrate the ability to perform basic thru-hole and surface mount soldering for electronic assemblies.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to apply Electronics Math concepts, Mathematics and Formulas, basic math, metric notation, algebra, and right-triangle trigonometry, statics, and utilize scientific calculators.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to utilize Technical Writing concepts, applying knowledge to demonstration and usage of lab reports, proposals, communications, and engineering lab project reports and related documentation.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate DC Fundamentals & Circuits concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting, DC power supplies usage, DMM and analysis.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate AC Fundamentals & Circuits concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting, usage of Oscilloscopes/Function Generator/ Frequency Counter/DMM and analysis.  

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Analog Devices & concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting,

Data sheets/pin-outs/electrical specifications, Active device handling precautions, and analysis.  

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Digital Circuits & Application Fundamentals & concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit simplification, Boolean Algebra, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting, logic analyzers/logic probe usage, and analysis of timing diagrams.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge at a Associate Technician level, by obtaining CET certification.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of

Test & Measurement Instrumentation concepts, competencies, utilize all features and functions of Oscilloscopes, Waveform Generators, DMM, Logic analyzers, and Spectrum Analyzers, as well as what is current in the Test & Measurement Industry. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

 The student will be able to demonstrate usage of LabVIEW to create and utilize the application features for data acquisition, analysis, display applications, charts, graphs and buttons. Use the programming structures and data types, Apply basic design templates and architectures for applications, use various editing and debugging techniques, Create their own Vis, and obtain LabVIEW Associate Developer Certification.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Microprocessor fundamentals, hardware and software, assembly language programming, interface hardware, and how to load, edit and debug program code. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Embedded Controllers fundamentals,

Including, hardware design, programming of controllers, interfacing and loading, editing, and debugging of program code.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate practical usage and application of NI Design Suite Circuit Schematic capture and simulation software (Multisim). 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate practical usage and application of NI Design Suite Ultiboard for printed circuit board design and fabrication (PCB). Proficiency with PCB hardware and software is also required. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

Department Contact Info

Electronics Department

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Technology Building (TB)
TB 516C

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354

Academic Advisor
Lynda Gray
Taylorsville Redwood Campus,
ATC 219
801-957-5127

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Gilbert Ulibarri

Assistant Professors
Richard Hemingway