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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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Basic Electronics Technician Technical Certificate

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Forrest Smith • (901) 333-4291

The Basic Electronics Technician Certificate program is designed to provide basic electronic skills for entry-level electronic technicians. The program covers five areas that are essential for entry-level technicians. These areas include: electric circuits, electronic circuits, digital circuits, electronic test equipment, and soldering (wire splicing, PCB assembly/rework for through-hole and surface mount components.

Certificate candidates will be eligible to enter the Cooperative Education (Co-op) program. The purpose of the Co-op program is to train students in the industrial world, combining classroom experience with work experience. The Co-op courses provide documented job experience on the student’s transcript. Students interested in a Co-op position should contact an Electronic Technology advisor.

Certificate holders may find employment as entry-level technicians with companies that manufacture, test, repair, and maintain all types of electronic equipment, including but not limited to, computer equipment, biomedical equipment, industrial equipment, microprocessor-based equipment, and office equipment.

All six of the required courses will transfer to the Electronic Technology associate degree program.

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