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Industrial Electronics Technology AAS

The Industrial Electronics Technology AAS (AAS_CETS) is offered at LSC-CyFair. For more information, please contact the Electronics Technology Department.

Program Description

If you are interested in an exciting and rewarding career where people and technology come together, electronics technology may be for you. Specialized courses in electronics technology emphasize application more than theoretical development. The program provides classroom studies with hands-on, high-tech laboratories. The student will use the tools of mathematics, science and telecommunications, as well as the calculator, computer, telecommunication networks and other laboratory equipment.

Electronics technologists fill entry-level positions in industry, which include: circuit diagnostics, laboratory and field-testing, manufacturing and assembly, quality assurance, technical sales, field service and certification of new installation projects. They are involved with all products and systems of industry, including radios, radars, computers, network/wireless telecommunications applications and security systems, robots, audio and video systems, automotive electronics, medical instruments and navigation systems.

Offered specializations provide our students the opportunity for employment in some of the following job functions:

  • Service Shop Technician
  • Industrial Manufacturing Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Engineering Assistant/Associate Engineer
  • Technical Writer
  • Technical Sales

The core courses will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty advisor for specific information.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
CETT 1409 DC-AC Circuits 4
MCHN 1343 Machine Shop Mathematics OR 3
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations  
HYDR 1345 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 3
PTRT 1161 Employment Preparation 1
MCHN 1302 Print Reading for Machine Trades 3

TOTAL Credits for First Semester:

14

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
IEIR 1310 Motor Controls 3
RBTC 1401 Programmable Controlers 4
OSHT 1316 Material Handling 3
INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors & Mechanical Drives 3

TOTAL Credits for Second Semester:

13

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computers 3
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
ELMT 2433 Industrial Electronics 4
Elective1   Speech 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3

TOTAL Credits for First Semester:

17

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Elective1   Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective 3
Elective1   Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
CETT 1445 Microprocessor 4
CETT2 1329 Solid State Devices 3

TOTAL Credits for Second Semester:

16

 

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for
Industrial Electronics Technology AAS:

60

  1. Choose from the AAS Core.
  2. Capstone Course