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Develop your skills in a career fields of electronic technologies, communication, and industrial control systems with an Associate of Applied Science and Technology in electronics technology.

The Associate of Applied Science in electronics technology is designed to train students in theory and practical skills that prepare them for jobs in the maintenance of common electrical and electronic devices and instruments. The emphasis covers installation, diagnosis, and repair of computer systems; digital communication equipment; industrial control systems to include motor controllers, program logic controllers, sensors, and robotics; communication systems; and various advanced electronic equipment/systems.
Completing this program is also the first step in completing the Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology.
 

What can I do with an Associate of Applied Science in electronics technology?

The foundational knowledge and skills obtained with your A.A.S. degree will prepare you for advancement in many careers including:
 
  • Electronics Technician
  • Data Processing Equipment Repair
  • Medical Electronics Specialist
  • Computer Service Technician
  • Communication Electronics Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Automation Technician
  • Energy Auditor
  • Solar PV Technician
  • Wind Technician
  • Construction Manager
  • Architectural Draftsman
Many graduates begin their careers as electronics technicians where, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual median wage in 2020 was $67,550. 

Format

On Campus

Credit Hours

60

Related Degrees

Bachelor of Science

Electrical Engineering TechnologyThis program trains students for application-oriented engineering technology careers in electronics, control systems, robotics, energy, power, microprocessors, communications, and alternative energy. UAFS instructors have industry and teaching experience. Students receive personal one-on-one instruction not seen in most universities. Top-tier facilities with state-of-the-art technology ensure that students are ready for great jobs the day after graduation. 

 

Technical Certificate

Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance
This 26-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in electricity, electronics technology, industrial electricity, and PLC applications. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

 

Certificates of Proficiency

Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance
This 9-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in electricity, electronics technology, industrial electricity, and electrical circuits and components. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

Robotics
This 9-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in robot operations and maintenance, robot programming, and robot studio programming. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

Sustainable Energy Technologies
This program can be complete with 9-10 credit hours and provides you with fundamental coursework in energy, auditing, and generating clean electrons. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

Upon completion of the A.A.S. - Electronics Technology, students will be able to:
  • Explain fundamental principles of electronics and electricity.
  • Integrate electronic principles into working circuits.
  • Control industrial automated systems through both selection of PLC system components and designing ladder logic PLC programs.
  • Apply Robot programs and operate industrial robots to perform tasks.

ATMAE Accreditation

ATMAE Accreditation LogoThe electronics technology program has received accreditation from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). 

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