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School of Applied Technology and Technical Specialties

Electronics Technician (KET2)

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 Proficiency: 815 Hours


Occupations in this area.

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

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

Contact us

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

Required Courses (623 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.

Elective Courses: (192 Clock Hours) Choose Any 2 from the following

Course
Title
Clock Hours
Semester
Prerequisite
Course KECT 0151
Title Fiber Optics Installer Certification
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KET2 0171
Title Microprocessor
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KET2 0176
Title Microcontrollers
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KET2 0173
Title Troubleshooting
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KEET 0100
Title LabVIEW Basics
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KET2 0250
Title Prog. Logic Controllers
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KEMA 0167 and KEMA 0169
Title IPC J-STD 001 F Cert., 36 hrs. and IPC/WHMA-A-620B Cert., 60 Hrs.
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KET2 0220
Title Cooperative Externship
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KAIT 0105
Title Automated Systems
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KAIT 0101
Title Introduction to Robotics
Clock Hours 96
Semester A
Prerequisite

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $1,858.20
  • Student Fees: $122.25
  • Lab Fees: $115.00
  • Books/Supplies: $841.71 - Student required to have books and materials for the first course

Total Estimated Cost: $2,977.16 (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 Technician


COURSE/PROGRAM DELIVERY MODEL

This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. It is divided into several payment periods consisting of 10-weeks each, except for the final one which is variable in length. This allows students to accelerate and complete as many courses as they can within each of those time periods while the tuition and fees remain fixed. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 16 to 24 hours per week on coursework and will enroll in each course according to the established sequence in the catalog.

Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.

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.