Electronic Technology

Electronic Engineering Technology

Comprehensive, hands-on, career-oriented curriculum!
SOLID education designed by electronic engineering industry leaders!

The Anoka Technical College Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program offers a 32-credit Electronic Technology (ET) diploma. The ET diploma provides students with the technical knowledge necessary to start a career in electronics.

Full-time students may complete an ET diploma in two semesters. Full-time students who continue in the program can obtain an AAS in EET with an additional two semesters.

Students will obtain a solid education in electronic fundamentals, as well as system-level troubleshooting. Students also learn about:
  • Mechatronics
  • Lasers and Optics
  • Robotics
  • Computer Troubleshooting A+
  • Networking
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • LabView programming applications

Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Course Prerequisites

Some courses may require appropriate test score or completion of basic math, basic English and/or reading courses with a 'C' or better.

Program Learning Outcomes

By completing this program, students will achieve the following learning outcomes. 

  1. Interpersonal and employability skills: Communicate with peers and customers using professional, ethical and appropriate verbal and nonverbal communication skills; by accepting constructive feedback and displaying appropriate behavior; participating as a member of a team, exhibiting leadership and lifelong learning skills.
  2. Electronic Theory: Demonstrate a solid understanding of electronics; by interpreting electronic schematics and diagrams; research, organize and interpret information from various technical sources; identifying components; electronic test equipment used by technician in industry.
  3. Mechatronic Systems: Convey the understanding of complex relationships between sections of specialized equipment through written, verbal, and/or demonstrative methods.
  4. Troubleshooting: Demonstrate principles of troubleshooting and logical diagnosis by using critical thinking skills to define, analyze, and implement a solution.
  5. Mechatronic Applications: Evaluate and determine that all mechatronic equipment is in proper working condition, ensuring a safe, reliable manufacturing environment.
  6. Safety Compliance: Participate in class in a professional manner, by acting in compliance with documented safety procedures and appropriate industry standards.

Program Sequence

 FIRST YEAR
 
 Fall Semester
 Course Number  Course Title Credits
ETEC 1102
 Mechatronics 1 DC
3
ETEC 1113
 Mechatronics 2 AC 3
ETEC 1130   Introduction to Electronic Engineering Technology 2
ETEC 1140
 Circuit Analysis
2
ETEC 1151
 Computer Troubleshooting A+
3
ETEC 1250
Digital 1
3
 TOTAL
16
 
 *Spring Semester
BMET 1301
 Biomedical Networking
2
ETEC 1170
 Programmable Large Controllers
2
ETEC 1202
 Solid State Electronics
5
ETEC 1271
 Technical Documentation 3
ETEC 1260
 Lasers and Optics
2
ETEC 1281
 Engineering Technology Programming: LabVIEW and C++
2
TOTAL
16
 

*Students starting in spring semester will have limited technical courses.

                                                                                                               

Admissions Requirements

Accuplacer Reading 78 or ATC READ 0900 with a C or better and Accuplacer Math 71 or ATC MATH 0801 with a B or better.

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certificate must meet the cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher.

Transfer Opportunities

To see how this may transfer into other Anoka Technical College program or into another college, visit:

Industry Information

As part of the Electronic Engineering Technology  program, the Electronic Technology diploma provides students with the technical knowledge necessary to start their career in electronics and manufacturing support.

Wage/Outlook/Advancement

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Faculty

Tom Reid
763-576-4139

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4185

Enrollment Services
763-576-7710


 

Start

Fall: August

Awards

Diploma

 

Contact

Tom Reid
763-576-4139

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4185

Enrollment Services
763-576-7710