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  Jan 20, 2018
 
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics Technology, AAS


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120 CREDITS

Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Program Mission: The Electronics Technology AAS degree prepares students to utilize the skills learned in this program to enter into either the electronics manufacturing industry as engineering technicians, electronics specialists, inspectors, managers, and testers, or into any of the high-tech industry maintaining multi-million dollar machines and devices utilized in almost all high-tech fields today.

The Electronics Technology AAS degree exposes students to a basic core of skills through advanced electronics principles and applications. By focusing on the idea that a career in high-tech involves constant and continuing education, the student learns the importance of life-long learning. Through this, the program prepares its graduates for entry level positions in the rapidly growing high-tech industries of the 21st century.

Electronics Technology AAS degree graduates will:

  • be prepared to obtain entry-level positions as electronics technicians, installers, assemblers and troubleshooters
  • be prepared with the skills to perform standard workplace functions with minimal supervision
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Academic Core Requirements - 20 Credits


  • Written Communication 5 credits
  • Humanities 5 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning 5 credits
  • Social Science 5 credits

Total Program Credits: 120


See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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