Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Electronics Engineering Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology

The Electronics Engineering Technology curriculum provides a basic background in electronic related theory with practical applications of electronics for business and industry. Courses are designed to develop competent electronics technicians who may work as assistants to engineers or as liaisons between engineers and skilled craftsmen

CCC&TI offers several different educational programs in this area:

  • Associates Degree (A.A.S): Electronics Engineering Technology
Technician working on electonic equipment

Program Information

Course work in Electrical/Electronics Technology includes the following:

  • basic electricity
  • solid-state fundamentals
  • digital concepts
  • microprocessors

For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog.

Working conditions

The DOL's Occupational Outlook Handbook states "Many electrical and electronics installers and repairers work in factories, which can be noisy and sometimes warm. Installers and repairers may have to lift heavy equipment and work in awkward positions. The vast majority work full time."

(Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook , electronics technicians, on the Internet at Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers ).

Career Information

The Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook states,"Overall employment of electrical and electronics installers and repairers is projected to decline 4 percent from 2014 to 2024. However, growth rates will vary by specialty. Job opportunities should be excellent for qualified workers with an associate’s degree in electronics along with certification." (Visited 2016).

To learn more information about Careers in the Electronics Engineering Technology field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following programs:

Career Coach logo AAS: Electronics Engineering Technology

Contacts

Program Information

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Susan Deal
Director / Instructor

Electrical/Electronic/ Mechanical Engineering Technology
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Caldwell - G - 111
828.726.2497
sdeal@cccti.edu
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