ASAST in Electronics Engineering Technology

The Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology (ASAST) degree in Electronics Engineering Technology is designed for individuals employed in various phases of the electronics industry, such as computer hardware, avionics, communications, etc. The degree is a 60-credit program.

ASAST in Electronics Engineering Technology Credit Distribution

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 30
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
  • Higher Level Mathematics above College Algebra
  • Computer Programming or Programmable Logic Controllers (CTR-212)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 11
  • Psychology or Sociology
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
C. General Education Electives 4
II. Area of Study: Electrical Technology 24
A. Direct Current Circuits 3
B. Alternating Current Circuits 3
C. Digital Electronics 3
D. Electronic Devices
  • Solid State Theory
  • Basic Electronics
E. Communications Electronics
  • Transmitter Systems
  • Motors and Generators
F. Microprocessors 3
G. Electronic Engineering Technology Electives
  • Control Systems
  • Robotics
  • Electronic Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Electrical Design and Manufacturing
  • Avionics
  • Microwave and Infrared Principles
  • Radar and Navigational Systems
H. Associate Capstone (APS-295) 3
III. Free Electives 6
Total 60

  • Required Courses: DC Circuits, AC Circuits, Digital Electronics, Electronic Devices, Communications Electronics, Microprocessors
  • Corollary Requirements: College Algebra, Physics I and II, Computer Concepts
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Option: Almost all of the courses required for the option are available by independent study and distance education courses from other universities

Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.


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