Electronic Controls Technician

Electronic Engineering Technology
Comprehensive, Hands-on, Career-oriented curriculum!
SOLID education designed by electronic engineering industry leaders!

The Anoka Technical College Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program offers Electronic Controls Technician a degree in  Associate in Applied Science (AAS).

The Anoka Technical College Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree emphasis is a 72-credit program designed by electronic engineering industry leaders to provide a comprehensive, hands-on, career-oriented curriculum. Students obtain a solid education in electronic engineering fundamentals, automation/controls and computer servicing/networking.

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Prerequisites

Some courses may require an Accuplacer score or completing basic math, basic English, and/or reading courses with a “C” or better.

Credits

 TOTAL CREDITS
72
 Technical
57
 Electronic Technician Core
37
 ETEC1101  DC Electrical Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1111  AC Electrical Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1201  Solid State Electronic Devices
5
 ETEC1130  Introduction to Computers for Technical Users 2
 ETEC1250  Digital I
3
 ETEC1271  Technical Documentation Lab
3
 ETEC1300  Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits
2
 ETEC2010  Basic Wireless Communications
2
 ETEC2070  Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
2
 ETEC2137  Computer Controlled Systems Integrating LabVIEW
4
 ETEC2147  Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning
4
 
Electronic Controls Technician Emphasis
20
 ETEC2142  C++ Programming Incorporating Microcontrollers
4
 ETEC2161  Automation and Industrial Controls
5
 ETEC2171  Electronic(s) Capstone Project
5
 ETEC2175  Electronics Capstone Design and Documentation
2
 ETEC2275  A+ Computer Troubleshooting & Networking for Automation
4
 
General Education/MnTC Requirements
15
Fifteen (15) general education credits of Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) are required. Student is required to take:
 *MATH1550  Introduction to Statistics  (approved MnTC Goal Area Four)
4

The remaining 11 credits must be taken from the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

*Additional MATH courses may be needed to prepare for Introduction to Statistics.

See your program advisor for additional information.

Program Sequence

Please see Advisor for Course Sequence

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students seeking an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), diploma, or certification must meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. Please contact your advisor for any further program graduation requirements.

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

For students who want to continue their education and obtain their four-year degree, the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program, has articulation agreements with Minnesota State University (Mankato), Minnesota State University (Moorhead), Bemidji State University, and University of Minnesota Crookston. Students can complete most of these four-year degrees through online courses.

To see how this program transfers to other programs, review the Anoka Tech articulation agreements at Minnesota Transfer. Articulation agreements are transfer agreements with specific programs and partnering schools. These agreements detail how specific courses transfer to a specific program at the partnering school. For a complete list of Anoka Tech’s articulation agreements listed by program please see this Minnesota Transfer link. For more information please visit our Transfer page.

Industry Information

As part of the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program, Electronic Controls Technician associate in applied science (AAS) degree provides students with the technical knowledge and practical experience necessary for an exciting career in electronics, automation and controls, computer servicing/ networking, medical equipment servicing or engineering support.

Wage/Outlook/Advancement

The Anoka Technical College 20-credit Special Electronic Technical emphasis is a great addition to any of the EET programs.

The Special Electronic Technical emphasis is an individualized degree program that requires pre-approval from the electronic engineering department chairperson. See your program advisor for more information.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Faculty

Tom Reid
763-576-4139

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4185


 

Start

Fall: August

Awards

Degree

 

Contact

Tom Reid
763-576-4139

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4185

Enrollment Services
763-576-7710