Associate in science degree Electrical/electronics technology

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The types of jobs and careers involving electrical/electronics include: electrical, medical, industrial, and commercial electronical programmable logic controller systems; computers; consumer products; radio and television; instrumentation; communications; automotive and others.

Program learning outcomes

Program learning outcomes have been developed for each of the three options for General Education and all college degree and certificate programs. A complete list of current program learning outcomes for each program is also available on the DVC website at www.dvc.edu/slo.

Associate in science degree - Electrical/electronics technology

This program prepares students for jobs installing, repairing, maintaining and servicing electrical and electronics equipment. Electrical/electronics jobs are found in the fields of electrical, medical, industrial, commercial systems, programmable logic controller systems, automotive, communications and others. The following courses are part of the Electricians Trainee Program and approved by the Division of Apprenticeship Standards: ELECT-120, 121, 266, 267, 271, ELTRN-102B and CNT-103.

Selected courses may meet some of the lower division requirements for bachelor of science programs in engineering technology and industrial technology at certain California State University campuses and private technical colleges. Consult with electronics department faculty and college counselors for more information. To earn an associate in science with a major in electricity/ electronics, students must complete each course used to meet a major requirement with a “C” grade or higher, maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher in the coursework required for the major and complete general education requirements as listed in the catalog. Certain courses may satisfy both major and general education requirements; however, the units are only counted once.

Certificate of achievement - Electrical/Electronics technology

This program prepares students for jobs installing, repairing, maintaining and servicing electrical and electronics equipment. Electrical/electronics jobs are found in the fields of electrical, medical, industrial, commercial systems, programmable logic controller systems, automotive, communications and others. The following courses are part of the Electricians Trainee Program and approved by the Division of Apprenticeship Standards: ELECT-120, 121, 266, 267, 271, ELTRN-102B and CNT-103. To earn a certificate of achievement, students must complete each course used to meet a certificate requirement with a “C” grade or higher and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher in the coursework required for the certificate.

Last updated Nov 2018

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Diablo Valley College is one of three publicly supported two-year community colleges in the Contra Costa Community College District. The larger of DVC’s two campuses is located off Interstate 680 in P ... Read More

Diablo Valley College is one of three publicly supported two-year community colleges in the Contra Costa Community College District. The larger of DVC’s two campuses is located off Interstate 680 in Pleasant Hill, and the newer San Ramon Campus serves the south county in Dougherty Valley. Between its two campuses, DVC serves more than 22,000 students each semester with a wide variety of program options. Read less
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