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Electronics Engineering Technology (150303)

Degree: Associate in Applied Science, AAS

Overview

The three electronics programs are designed to give students the skills and knowledge to pursue rewarding careers. These programs are designed to meet the specific interest of individual students and the technical needs in today's economy. The electronics engineering technology is a dual track program. Electronics Engineering is a two-year degree program leading to an Associate in Engineering Technology. After completing the first year of core course, students have the option of selecting the Electronic program of studies with emphasis in industrial applications, or computer networking with emphasis in LAN/WAN concepts, routers and network switches.

In the Real World

The program offers two major fields of study in engineering technology and provides the following opportunities and options. Careers in industrial electronics and automation. Careers in computer networking as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Earnings depend on the type of agency and specialty. Junior technicians work under the supervision of registered electronics engineers, making about $28,000 per year. Electronics engineering technicians with more experience earn about $38,000. Supervisory or senior level positions earn about $64,000.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do you. What does your future look like?
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