Mar 23, 2019  

Electronic Service and Repair**

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** This certificate is not currently offered.

(H69) Certificate

This program prepares the individual to enter the job market as an electronics technician. Individuals will have an in-depth understanding of digital and microprocessor technology and AM and FM radio communications. As students progress through the program, they will become familiar with the design and maintenance of microprocessor systems and radio communications. Students completing this program will qualify for National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers certification as an electronics technician.

Work and Employment

Electronics technicians work in all phases of business, industry, manufacturing and government- from research and design to manufacturing, sales and customer service. They often apply the scientific, engineering and mathematical principles developed by engineers and scientists to practical situations. Click here for further career information:

Special Considerations

Workers usually have the following skills and aptitudes: do precise and detailed work, use good eye-hand coordination, notice and compare differences in objects, have mathematical and mechanical aptitudes, are analytic, curious and creative.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354;
Steven McPherson, Associate Professor of Electronics/Technology, 815/835-6347.

Major Field Requirements

MAT Course (MAT 106 or higher) 3 Semester hour(s)

Total Hours Required for Certificate: 42


* Students may choose CIS 109 in lieu of IND 105.

First Semester - Sem/Hrs: 13

Second Semester - Sem/Hrs: 7

Fourth Semester - Sem/Hrs: 9

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