Engineering & Industrial Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Electronic and computer circuits are now being used in everything from complex industrial equipment to simple household appliances.  If you enjoy working with this exciting technology, you should consider HGTC’s Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology.  The engineering technician in this field has the skills and knowledge to work in a wide variety of businesses and industries.  Also, graduates have the option to transfer to a senior institution and pursue a Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology degree.

Credit Requirements: 78 semester credit hours

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program have the practical, hands-on experience to assist in the basic design, construction, analysis, modification, inspection, calibration, and repair of electronic circuits and systems. With this wide-ranging array of skills, the graduate is not limited to one specific area of employment, but can choose among such fields as:

  • Electrical power generation and distribution
  • Telecommunications
  • Medical equipment technology
  • Industrial control systems design and development.

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