Prepare yourself for a variety of career opportunities, including industrial automation systems, both manned and unmanned robotic systems, commercial and personal networking systems, avionics electronics, biomedical, communications and many other commercial electronic systems, as well as non-commercial and personal systems. A degree in Electronic Systems Technology can open a variety of exciting, stable and lifelong career opportunities.
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Classroom and laboratory activities are designed to prepare technicians by having many classes with 50 percent theory and 50 percent lab. SCC assumes you have no prior knowledge of electronics. Therefore, all classes are sequenced as building blocks for you to develop the skills necessary to succeed in the program. Students engage in laboratory activities for hands-on learning opportunities to practice and enhance their skills to become electronic technicians. Skills taught to and developed by students include soft skills, troubleshooting, hardware configuration, equipment installation, and programming. As students progress through the program, they will develop skills needed to use analog and digital multimeters, function generators, analog and digital oscilloscopes, frequency counters, RF generators, spectrum analyzers and many other types of equipment to test, configure, design, and repair electronic circuits and equipment. Our staff has many years of experience teaching, along with a diverse skill set in electronic technology. Become part of this excellent hidden career field that society depends upon every day.
While certifications are not required, you will be encouraged and given opportunities and assistance to obtain certification in the following while taking classes:
Note: SCC staff is working on Solder standards and the certification of all students.
Opportunities for long-term employment, consistent working hours, increasing job responsibilities, and great salaries are available to those who enter this ever-changing profession. Technicians are needed in all aspects of the electronic and information technology industry. The electronic industry is constantly changing and expanding into new technologies that require highly skilled technicians to install these systems and keep them going. Recent graduates report an average starting wage of $18.10 per hour.
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