Special Electronics Technician

Electronic Engineering Technology
Comprehensive, hands-on, career-oriented curriculum, designed by electronic engineering industry leaders!

The Anoka Technical College Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program offers a Special Electronics Technician  Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

See your program advisor for more information.

The Anoka Technical Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program includes a 72-credit Special Electronics Technician Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree emphasis program that prepares students in core electronic engineering technology skills, as well as a broad background in computer support and networking.  

The program is individualized and requires pre-approval from the Electronic Engineering Department chairperson.

See your program advisor for more information.

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 1260
 Lasers and Optics
        2
ETEC 1271
 Technical Documentation  3
ETEC 1281
 Engineering Technology Programming: LabVIEW and C++
        2
TOTAL
16
 

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

 Summer Semester
MATH 1550
 Introduction to Statistics
       4
General Education/MnTC course(s)
         3
TOTAL          7
 
 
 SECOND YEAR
 
 **Fall Semester
ETEC 2143
 Transcription & English II
3
TOTAL
3
 
 
 **Spring Semester
ETEC 2011
 Machine-to-Machine Wireless Communication
2
 TOTAL
2
** Meet with Advisor to complete Academic Plan.

Admissions Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. Instructor Approval

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 (EET) program, the Special Electronics Technician Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree provides students with the technical knowledge and practical experience necessary for an exciting career in electronics, automation and controls, computer servicing/networking, biomedical equipment technician (BMET) and engineering support.

Wage/Outlook/Advancement

Faculty

Tom Reid
763-576-4139

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4185

Enrollment Services
763-576-7710

 

Awards

Degree

Start

Fall: August

Contact

Tom Reid
763-576-4139

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4185

Enrollment Services
763-576-7710