Associate of Applied Science
Electronic Systems Technology
Everything around us is electronically driven these days… There’s always going to be a need for someone to repair, to manufacture, to test that equipment.– Paula Rahe Campus Department Chair, Electronic Technology Program
This program prepares graduates for a career as an Electronic Systems Technician. The career area encompasses the implementation and set up of various electronic systems integrated to a centralized computer control unit. The costs of implementing Smart Homes and Smart Businesses are decreasing, while technologies are more advanced and based on a total system integration approach, creating a demand for this highly skilled technician.
In this program you will:
- Learn to apply your knowledge and skills to configure and integrate fire alarm/intrusion systems, telecommunication systems, audio/video systems, fiber optics, wireless communications, access control systems, and digital home technology integration.
- Prepare to take the CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ certification.
- The average annual salary for Electronic Technicians is $48,200.
- Employment for Electronic Technicians overall is expected to grow by about 3 percent through 2016, which is slower than average. For Electronic Technicians who work with commercial and industrial equipment, growth is expected at 7 percent, which is about as fast as average.