Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Electronics Technician, AAS


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Electronics Technician


This program is designed to give students the technical and interpersonal skills necessary for placement into electronics technician positions. Students gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience with both basic and advanced electronics including circuits, controllers, and the machine to system interface. Upon completion of this program, students will

  • Analyze, configure, troubleshoot, and assist in designing and measuring electrical and electronic circuits and systems;
  • Read and describe the characteristics of basic circuitry and compute circuit capacity;
  • Demonstrate wiring design and identify basic electrical components;
  • Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits using standard and specialized test equipment;
  • Program and troubleshoot PLC systems for basic system control;
  • Describe how various industrial processes are coalesced using advanced PLC techniques;
  • Demonstrate the use of electrical, electronic solid state, digital, and pneumatic transmitters in practical process control instrumentation; and
  • Effectively communicate during problem solving and troubleshooting.

Required Courses


First Semester Total: 17


*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

CTS Total Credits: 17


Note: Upon completion of the above courses, students are eligible to earn an Electronics Technician, CTS .

Spring Semester


Second Semester Total: 16


*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description. 

CAS Total Credits: 33


Note: Upon completion of the above courses, students are eligible to earn an Electronics Technician, CAS .

Second Year


First Semester Total: 15


*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description. 

Second Semester Total: 15


AAS Total Credits: 63


This course may be substituted with WRIT 122, Introduction to Business Writing, which is offered at other colleges in the Montana University System.

WRIT 101 is the preferred option.

*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description. 

Optional Course Offerings:


Opportunities after Graduation


  • Typical wages for electronics technicians are above average both state and nationally.

Advising Information:


For more information about this program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center.

Student Support Center Advisor
OT 204
(406) 756-4862
OT@fvcc.edu

 

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