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Industrial Electronics Technology AAS Degree

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Overview

Summary

If you are interested in an exciting and rewarding career where people and technology come together, industrial 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.

Industrial 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.

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Contact

Please e-mail Michael.L.Young@LoneStar.edu or call 832.920.5062 for more information.

Stackable Credentials

Credits earned in the Field Service Technician Certificate Level I program may be applied to this degree.

First Year

First Semester Courses 16 Credits
CETT 1409 DC-AC Circuits 4
HYDR 1345 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 3
MCHN 1302 Print Reading for Machine Trades 3
MCHN 1343-or-TECM 1303 Machine Shop Mathematics-or-Technical Calculations 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
IEIR 1310 Motor Controls 3
INMT 2303 Pumps, Compressors & Mechanical Drives 3
OSHT 1316 Material Handling 3
PTRT 1191 Employment Preparation 1
RBTC 1401 Programmable Controlers 4

Second Year

First Semester Courses 14 Credits
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computers 3
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
ELMT 2433 Industrial Electronics 4
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
Second Semester Courses 16 Credits
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Elective Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective1 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Science Elective1 3
CETT 1445 Microprocessor 4
CETT 1329 Solid State Devices1 3
Industrial Electronics Technology AAS Degree Program Total 60 Credits

Footnotes

  1. Capstone Course

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Career Options

Median wage $65,2281

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Digital Technician2
  • Engineering Technician2
  • PLC Process Automation or Technician2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Texas Wages and Employment Projections is brought to you by the Labor Market & Career Information (LMCI) Department of the Texas Workforce Commission. TexasWages.com
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $862 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.

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