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Program Details

This Electrical Engineering Technician program provides students with a broad-based introduction to electronics, communication, and control systems. Graduates of this Associate of Applied Science (AAS) program have a solid foundation in the analog, digital, microcontroller-based, and communications technologies featured in modern electronics. They are ready to serve in various positions, providing a valuable interface between technicians and electrical engineers.

Program Accreditation

Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Program Learner Outcomes

  1. Student will apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems encountered in eletronic design, electronic parts logistics, and the economics associated with material workflow.
  2. Student will become employed in an electronics related area or continue to a baccalaureate program.
  3. Student will adapt to rapidly changing technology through initative and participation in lifelong self-directed professional development.
  4. Student will exemplify a commitment to quality, timelines, and continuous improvement.
  5. Student will read and interpret datasheet information provided by electronics component manufactures.
  6. Student will design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the electronics discipline.
  7. Student will apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical envioronments, and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  8. Students will conduct standard tests and measurements along with the ability to analyze and interpret the results.
  9. Students will apply fundamental concepts of economics and management.
  10. Students will understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
  11. Students will function effectively as a member of a technical team.