Dec 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

Electronics Technician, CAS

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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.

Spring Semester

Second Semester Total: 16

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

CAS Total Credits: 33

Optional Course Offerings:

Admission Guidelines

  • Reading and Writing placement tests are required for entry into the program.
  • Applicants not meeting the above requirements may be admitted on an extended track to complete developmental math/communications classes before enrolling in ELCT 102  or higher ELCT classes.

Program Information

  • Students who wish to graduate with an AAS degree must complete both BMGT 205  and COMX 115 .

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 109
(406) 756-4862


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