Associate in Applied Science in Electronics Technology

General

Program Description

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program prepares students for employment in telecommunications, medical electronics, computers, and consumer electronics. The electronic technician fabricates, installs, maintains, and repairs electronic equipment.

Students applying to the electronics program should have two years of high school math including geometry or algebra, and two years of high school science including chemistry or physics.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Get a broad foundation of Electronics Technology skills that will prepare you for a variety of careers.
  • Earn a Cisco Networking Certificate that is desired by employers.
  • Learn about radio frequency communication, fiber optics, process and controls, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and other topics that can make you valuable to employers.

CAREERS

Electronics Technology graduates have been hired by:

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Hawaii Electric Light Company
  • Hawaiian Telcom
  • Mauna Kea Observatories
  • Oceanic Time Warner Cable
  • And More!

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Specify, design, build, install, program, operate, troubleshoot, analyze, and modify electronics systems, automated test, and manufacturing control systems.
  • Specify, install, program, operate, troubleshoot, and modify computer systems.
  • Have effective written, interpersonal, presentation, and team building skills.
  • Have the necessary leadership and management skills to effectively complete a project.
  • Have a well-developed sense of work ethics and personal discipline to succeed in their chosen profession.
  • Have attitudes, abilities, and skills required to adapt to rapidly changing technologies and a desire for life-long learning.
Last updated Aug 2018

About the School

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Aloha, and welcome to Hawai'i Community College. Hawai'i CC is a two-year community college on Hawai'i Island. The college is based in Hilo with a new branch campus in Kona named Hawai'i Community College – P?lamanui that opened in Fall 2015. Read less