Technology Studies: Manufacturing Electronics Technology option (A.S.)

The Technology Studies–Manufacturing Electronics Technology Option provides a solid comprehensive foundation in engineering technology, industrial technology, mathematics, and sciences, as provided by the standard Technology Studies program, but with a concentrated focus on manufacturing electronics and controls technology.  The degree option includes a 15 semester hour core course sequence in Manufacturing Electronics Fundamentals followed by a 15 semester hour capstone course sequence specialization in Manufacturing Electronics Systems & Controllers.  Completion of this program with an average grade of “C” or higher provides for automatic continuation at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Technology or Charter Oak State College, where the student can earn a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology, industrial technology, or technology education.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
2.0 (QPA) required

Electronics Technology Associate in Science

Number Title Credits
+MFG* 133 Mathematics for Electricity & Electronics 3
+MFG* 137 Circuit Theory I 3
+MFG* 138 Digital Fundamentals 3
+MFG* 139 Circuit Theory II 3
+MFG* 140 Robotics 3
+MFG* 142 Electronic Circuits & Devices 3
+MFG* 143 Industrial Motor Controls 3
+MFG* 170 Introduction to Automated Manufacturing 3
+MFG* 146 Programmable Logic Controllers 3
+MFG* 147 Microprocessor/Microcontroller 3
Total:
30
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Humanities:
Number Title Credits
COM* 173 Public Speaking 3
+ENG* 101 Composition (*) 3
Humanities and/or Language Elective I 3-4
Humanities and/or Language Elective II 3-4
Humanities Electives: ART*, CHI*, COM* 101, 121, 152, 171, 173, 204,
ENG* (101 or above), FRE*, GRA*, HIS*, HUM*, MUS* 101, 103, PHL*, SPA*, SGN*, THR

* Foreign Language Electives: CHI*, FRE*, SGN*, SPA*

Fine Arts Elective:
Number Title Credits

Choose one course from:  ART*, COM* 166, DAN*, DGA* 111, 128

ENG* 206, 207, 213, 263, 264, 281, 282, 285, 289, MUS*, THR*

3-4
Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Number Title Credits
Open Elective 3

“Choose one courses from: (HIS* or ECN* recommended)

ANT*, ECN*, HIS*, POL*, PSY*, SOC*

3
Math:
Number Title Credits
+MAT* 167 Principles of Statistics 3
Science:
Number Title Credits
+MAT* 186 Pre Calculus 4
+CHE* 111 Concepts of Chemistry 4
+PHY* 110 Introductory Physics 4

                                                                            Minimum Total:

66

+ Prerequisite required

Transfer Opportunities:

Completion of this program with an average grade “C” or higher provides for automatic continuation at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Technology or Charter Oak State College, where the student can earn a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology, industrial technology, or technology education.

Employment Information:

Career Opportunities for Electronics Control Technicians Include: R&D, Instrumentation,Engineering Assistant,Robotics,and equipment set-up and maintenance. Employment growth is projected for electrical and electronics technicians. In fact, many job openings will result from the graying of the workforce. “

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$ 37,850

Amount you'll earn*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Coordinator

Paul Felici
860.253.3189
pfelici@asnuntuck.edu