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  • Electronic Systems Technology Student.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    Earn your degree in Electronic Systems Technology by taking our evening program.
    Placement
    Electronic Systems Technology Student.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    Earn your degree in Electronic Systems Technology by taking our evening program.
    Placement
    Electronic Systems Technology Student.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    Earn your degree in Electronic Systems Technology by taking our evening program.
    Placement
     

Electronic Systems Technology

  •  Estimated Cost: $10,319

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Lincoln

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring

    Awards Offered: AAS

    Program Description

    Our Electronic Systems Technology program will open a variety of exciting, steady, and lifelong career opportunities. Your options range from working on a bench as a technician repairing equipment being manufactured and/or repairing existing equipment to traveling to different locations installing and repairing equipment.

    Our program is sequenced as a building block for you to develop the skills necessary to succeed. You will spend half of your training in a laboratory setting which allows you to apply classroom theory as you progress through the program. Skills taught and developed include soft skills, troubleshooting, hardware configuration, equipment installation, and programming.

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    You will be successful in our Electronic Systems Technology program if you:

    • are an abstract thinker and understand the concepts in electronic theory
    • have basic math skills in order to manipulate algebraic equations proficiently
    • have the ability to understand and follow written directions
    • have excellent eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity
    • enjoy “mind-on” and “hands-on” activities

    You can start the Electronic Systems Technology program in the Fall or Spring terms. Follow these steps to finish your application:

    1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.
    We offer military students with an electronics background and training to apply their training and reduce the courses necessary through credit by waiver to complete the degree. You will work with the program director to select the courses to enhance your technical expertise. Up to 2/3 of the technical courses can be transferred in for a technician focus or computer, automation and networking focus.

    We prepare you for an array of career opportunities as technicians are needed in all aspects of the electronic and information technology industry. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $42,536. Electronic systems technology career options include:

    • Application Specialist
    • Apprentice Install Electrician
    • Avionics Bench Technician
    • Electronic Maintenance
    • Electronic Technician
    • Field Technician
    • Five DX Operator
    • General Manager
    • Install Technician
    • Instrument & Control Technician
    • Service Engineer
    • System Technician

    While certifications are not required, you will be given opportunities and assistance to obtain certification in the following while taking classes:

    • iNARTE Certification (without testing)
    • International Society of Certified Electronics Technician (ISCET)
    • CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • NCATT Aircraft Electronics Technician
    • Network+
    • CompTIA A+

    We are working on Solder standards and the certification of all students.

    Mike Aalberg, Program Director/Instructor
    800-642-4075, ext. 2658
    402-437-2658
    maalberg@southeast.edu

    Scott Eiland, Instructor
    800-642-4075, ext. 2659
    402-437-2629
    seiland@southeast.edu

    Nickalas Erpelding, Instructor
    800-642-4075, ext. 2657
    402-437-2627
    nerpelding@southeast.edu

    Steven Monroe, Instructor
    800-642-4075, ext. 2532
    402-437-2532
    smonroe1@southeast.edu

    Patricia Zachek, Instructor
    800-642-4075, ext. 2281
    402-437-2281
    pzachek@southeast.edu

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