This program is nationally accredited by the TAC/ ABET.  It prepares individuals for immediate employment as Electronic Engineering Technologists and for transfer (junior standing) to bachelor degree programs. Serves as preparation for FCC certification exams. This program is recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as exceeding the requirements of the FAA Academy “Common Principles” training required of all newly hired FAA technologists/engineers. NOTE: Graduates of this program do not have to take the required FAA employment entrance examinations.

Subjects covered include: electronics/circuits (digital and analog), electronic instrumentation, RF/microwave and satellite communications, microprocessors, sensor circuits & OP amps, amplifiers (power and small signal), power supplies, and extensive troubleshooting skills. “Hands-on” instruction. Cooperative education work/study internships and P/T employment are available.
 

REQUIRED CORE COURSES: Listed in numerical order. See above  for course enrollment sequence. Consult the PGCC college catalog for additional information.

Course

Description

Credits

ENT 171

Circuits and Measurement Techniques

3

ENT 172

Circuit Analysis and Design

3

ENT 177

Intro. To Computing for Technologists

3

ENT 178

Analog Circuits

4

ENT 180

Digital Circuits

4

ENT 185

Circuit Evaluation and Repair

2

ENT 256

Computer-aided Electronic Design

2

ENT 273

Electronic Communications

4

ENT 281

CPU Architecture

4

Technical Electives

Consult with faculty from the  Engineering Technology Dept.

7- 8

 

                          ENT Core-  Course Credit


36- 37

 

 

 

 

Supporting Courses (Required for Degree)

 

 

Science

PHY 157 and a Lab Science Elective (PHY 101 recommended). Students wishing to take a higher-level physics sequence should consult the ENT Dept. Chair.



8

 

Math

MAT 135, 136, 241. Students wishing to take a higher-level math sequence should consult the ENT Dept. Chair.


11


English

EGL 101 and EGL 102 (or EGL 134- recommended)


6


Humanities

SPH 101


3


Social Science/ Cultural Diversity

Select one social science course that also satisfies the Cultural Diversity component of the college General Education requirements. (see college catalog for details)



3

Physical Education/Health

(see college catalog for details)


2- 3

 

Total Supporting Course Credit


33- 34

 

Total minimum number of Semester Hours required for the A.A.S.


69