2013-2014 Catalog & Handbook 
    Jul 12, 2020  
2013-2014 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics Technology (Evening), AAS

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Interested in pursuing an Electronics degree, but can’t afford to take the time off for day classes? Now you won’t have to. Evening classes include both accelerated 9-week formatted classroom instruction and hybrid or online coursework. Hybrid courses are a blend of online and classroom instruction.

Electronic Technicians work with electronic engineers. Their duties are more limited in scope and more practically oriented than those of engineers. They use their knowledge of electronic circuits to help in the design, development, troubleshooting, and manufacture of electronic equipment such as radar, sonar, television, industrial, and medical measuring or control devices, navigational equipment, and computers. Electronic Technicians follow mathematical formulas to build, test, and modify experimental electronic circuits and components. They may also construct, modify, and install laboratory test equipment and maintain the automated equipment used in the manufacture of electronic products.

STI is offering the Evening Electronics program every other year and based on enrollment numbers.  The program is scheduled to be offered again in Fall 2014.  However, STI is offering an evening Mechatronics Hybrid program every fall, which is directly related to the Electronics program.  Please visit with STI’s Admission’s Office for more details.

  • Southeast Tech Laptop Required

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronics Technology, a student will be able to:

Science & Technology

  • Demonstrate proper operation of test equipment.
  • Read schematics for the purpose of signal flow and troubleshooting.
  • Build and analyze electronic circuits: Basic DC/AC Circuits, Digital Circuits, Analog Circuits, Communication Circuits, Computer Interfacing Circuits
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basics electronic theory as it pertains to: Basic DC/AC Circuits, Digital Circuits, Analog Circuits, Communication Circuits, Computer Interfacing Circuits
  •  Demonstrate competency constructing and troubleshooting a variety of electronic circuits.         
  •  Demonstrate ability to remove and/or replace electronic components in printed circuit boards.   

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Demonstrate proper safety procedures.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting skills on various electronics circuits.
  • Effectively use test equipment to troubleshoot electronic circuits.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read schematics and break a circuit down into sections.
  • Troubleshoot a circuit to determine faulty components.
  • Demonstrate the mathematical analysis of electronic circuits.


  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment for the purpose of improving throughput, or operation, of a system.
  • Demonstrate effective customer service/relations skills, including communications and problem solving directed at customer satisfaction.
  • Seek membership in professional organizations such as Electronic Technician Association (ETA).
  • Identify and demonstrate the ability to use essential customer relation skills in dealing with team members, co-workers, and customers.
  • Seek further information in their field, to keep current, through periodicals, trade journals, and recurrent training.
  • Demonstrate the ability to research and present information on a given system.


  • Prepare lab reports to explain the operation of electronic circuits.
  • Research components and circuits using the Internet and other sources and then write a research paper.
  • Give presentations to the class about electronic topics.

Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 71

Additional Information

Computer application skills are necessary for successful program completion.

Most classes for this program are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between the hours of 5:30 - 9:30 pm. A detailed schedule will be available upon enrollment.

Online courses require an additional $50.00 fee per credit hour.

Students entering a program in any semester other than outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

Estimated total program fees

Tuition $7,384
Fees $7,969
Books & Supplies $2,000
Tools & Supplies $ 527
Laptop $ 1,275
Total $19,155

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