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School of Applied Technology and Technical Specialties

Electronics Communications Technician (KEC3)

This program provides a solid foundation for students desiring to enter the electronics communications technician field. The program includes the core electronics curriculum and covers the basic theory, laws, and circuits, ad fundamentals of AC/DC, solid-state and digital electronics. The student will then learn communications theory including Radio Frequency, digital wireless, fiber optics, microwave, and antennas, as well as learn how to use various test equipment.


Certificate of Completion: 1,067 Hours


Occupations in this area.

For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net Online and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 17-3023.01 Electronics Engineering Technicians
  • 49-2093.00 Electrical Installers and Repairers

Contact us

For more information about this program, please contact us at SATTS@slcc.edu or 801-957-3354. 

Required Courses (1067 Clock Hours)

Course
Title
Clock Hours
Semester
Prerequisite
Course KAOS 0170
Title Computer Concepts
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite None.
Course KELA 0190
Title Assembly & Soldering
Clock Hours 24
Semester A
Prerequisite None.
Course KET2 0109
Title Applied Electronics Math
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Prerequisite None.
Course KET2 0102
Title Technical Writing
Clock Hours 18
Semester A
Prerequisite None.
Course KET2 0112
Title DC Electronics
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommend completion of equivalent support courses and/or experience.
Course KET2 0113
Title AC Electronics
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommend completion of equivalent support courses and/or experience.
Course KET2 0114
Title Analog Electronics
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommend completion of equivalent support courses and/or experience.
Course KET2 0119
Title Digital Circuits & Systems
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommendations: Completion of previous support courses or equivalent education and/or experience.
Course KET2 0107
Title Technician Certification
Clock Hours 32
Semester A
Prerequisite None.
Course KET2 0108
Title Test & Measurement Instrumentation
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommendations: Completion of previous support courses or equivalent education and/or experience.
Course KWRK 0515
Title Job-Seeking Skills
Clock Hours 15
Semester A
Prerequisite Recommended Prereq: Word Processing.
Course KECT 0110
Title Signal Processing
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommend completion of equivalent support courses and/or experience.
Course KECT 0111
Title Electronic Communications Systems
Clock Hours 120
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommendations: Completion of previous support courses or equivalent education and/or experience.
Course KECT 0112
Title Antennas, Transmission Lines & Towers
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommendations: Completion of previous support courses or equivalent education and/or experience.
Course KECT 0141
Title Microwaves and Radar Systems
Clock Hours 72
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommendations: Completion of previous support courses or equivalent education and/or experience.
Course KECT 0151
Title Fiber Optics Installer Certification
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommendations: Completion of previous support courses or equivalent education and/or experience.
Course KECT 0114
Title FCC License Preparation – GROL
Clock Hours 36
Semester A
Prerequisite None. Recommendations: Completion of previous support courses or equivalent education and/or experience.

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $2,432.76
  • Student Fees: $160.05
  • Lab Fees: $110.00
  • Books: $1,242.64 - Student required to have books and materials for the first course

Total Estimated Cost: $3,985.45 (subject to change without notice)


Available Class Schedules

Westpointe Center
2150 W. Dauntless Ave. (1000 North)
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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


Financial Aid

PELL, VA pending


Requirements

TABE Test Required:

  • Reading: 8.0
  • Math: 10.0

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Electronics Communication Technician


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.


Additional Program Notes

Students can submit requests for prior education and/or work experience for program substitutions and/or waivers. All requests must have official support documentation, transcripts, industry certifications and or work records required. Student should make this request if possible before start of program.


Other

Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.