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Associate of Applied Science Degree
This program prepares graduates for a career as an electronic technician. Students will be required to apply specific electronic principles in the maintenance, repair, and manufacture of electronic devices, especially the fast growing digital/microprocessor area.
The mission of the Baker College Electronic Technology Program is to provide quality higher education and training in the fundamental principles and sound practices of engineering technology which will enable graduates to be an asset to society and successful throughout challenging and rewarding careers.
Program Educational Objectives
These program educational objectives describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve. These accomplishments should take place within the first years of employment.
- Function as an electronic technician capable of working with the designing, installation, manufacturing, operation, and maintenance of electronics systems.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills by applying the basic principles of electronics technology to solve technical problems.
- Demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.
- Work effectively as an individual and as a member of a team.
- Demonstrate the awareness of ethical, social, and professional responsibilities in the workplace.
- Continue their professional training and adapt to changes in the workplace through additional formal and informal education.
- The graduate must demonstrate appropriate mastery of knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the electronic technology field.
- The graduate must demonstrate an ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
- The graduate must demonstrate an ability to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
- The graduate must demonstrate an ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to program objectives
- The graduate must demonstrate an ability to function effectively in teams
- The graduate must demonstrate an ability to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems.
- The graduate must demonstrate an ability to communicate technical information effectively to technical and non-technical individuals.
- The graduate must demonstrate recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning
- The graduate must demonstrate knowledge of professional, ethical, and social responsibilities
- The graduate must demonstrate a respect for diversity and knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues pertaining to the electronic technology field.
- The graduate must demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement
- The graduate must demonstrate the application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers to the building testing, operating, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.
- The graduate must demonstrate the application of physics to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.