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Electronics Technician Tier I
Certificate of Technical Studies Degree
This is program is currently under review - please contact Flathead Valley Community College:http://catalog.fvcc.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=3&poid=476#tierielectronicstechniciancertificate
This program will be taught through a course-sharing arrangement with Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana.
This program is designed to give students the technical skills, as well as interpersonal skills, that will prepare them for placement into electronics technician positions. Students gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience with both basic and advanced electronics including circuits, controllers, and the machine to system interface.
More information about this program can be found at: http://catalog.fvcc.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=3&poid=476#tierielectronicstechniciancertificate
Graduates are prepared to:
- Analyze, configure, troubleshoot and assist in designing and measuring electrical and electronic circuits and systems;
- Read and describe the characteristics of basic circuitry and compute circuit capacity;
- Demonstrate wiring design and identify basic electrical components;
- Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits using standard and specialized test equipment;
- Program and troubleshoot PLC systems for basic system control;
- Describe how various industrial processes are coalesced using advanced PLC techniques;
- Demonstrate the use of electrical, electronic solid state, digital, and pneumatic transmitters in practical process control instrumentation; and
- Effectively communicate during problem solving and troubleshooting.
Estimated Resident Program Cost*
|Tuition and Fees||$1,565|
|Online Course Fees||$240|
Fall 2016 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums will be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.
Many students need preliminary math and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.
|ECP 104||Workplace Safety +||1|
|ELCT 100||Introduction to Electricity +||3|
|ELCT 110||Basic Electricity I +||5|
|ELCT 137||Electrical Drafting +||2|
|M 114||Extended Technical Mathematics **,+||3|
|MCH 101||Introduction to Manufacturing Processes +||1|
|Select one of the following:|
|CAPP 106||Short Courses: Computer Applications +||1|
|CAPP 114||Short Courses: MS Word +||1|
|CAPP 116||Short Courses: MS Excel +||1|
Indicates prerequisites needed.
Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.
A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.