Electronics Engineering Overview
In less than 2 years, you can earn an Associate of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology or the Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (South Carolina only) degree in the Electronics Engineering Technology field. If you enjoy hands-on electronics, then a career in Electronics Engineering might be right for you. Engineering technicians install, maintain and repair electrical and electronic equipment. They also assist in the development, testing, production and quality assurance of equipment and components such as: circuit boards, wireless phones, PDAs, medical equipment, and control systems.
The curriculum provides the education and experience needed for employment in a variety of Electronics Engineering related industries in both the private and public sector including:
- Automation and Manufacturing
- Aerospace Industry
- Automotive Industry
- Computer Industry
- Homeland security
At the Charlotte, NC Campus Charlotte location only, students can also study skills to maintain, set up, and troubleshoot radiological and fluoroscopy medical equipment. Working with medical imaging technology and systems, you can learn electronics, mechanics, and networking skills. Job opportunities typically require relocation and working in a medical environment.
For more information about this program and its outcomes, please see the program description in the University Catalog. Electronics Engineering Program Description
What You Can Learn in Electronics Engineering
Building upon ECPI's tradition of providing an interactive and "real world" hands-on education in technology, you will:
- Use testing and measuring instruments to acquire data.
- Identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
- Analyze and implement systems containing hardware and software components
The program focuses on:
- Analog and Digital Electronics
- Data Acquisition and Control Systems
- Computer Hardware
- Computer Network Fundamentals
Where You Can Go in Electronics Engineering
Graduate employment opportunities cross a wide spectrum of entry-level positions such as:
- Computer Engineering Technician
- Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technician
- Field Service Technician
- Industrial Technician
- Project Coordinator
- Computer Network Installer/Administrator
- Technical Salesperson