Suggested GRCC Program:
Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences
Note: This program is articulated with the bachelor’s degree program in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology at Ferris State University.
The Electronics Technology program at GRCC prepares students to enter the growing and complex field of electronics as service and electronics technicians. Service technicians install, adjust, troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of electronic and computer equipment. Electronics technicians work in manufacturing, industry, business, and broadcasting. They operate various types of electronic equipment, industrial control systems, and computer systems. They also provide technical assistance in designing, constructing, measuring, and analyzing circuits.
Electronics Technology students at GRCC study mathematics, the theory of electricity and electronics, analog circuits, digital circuits, computer systems, equipment theory and applications, electronic servicing, and industrial controls. Course work includes extensive hands-on experiments related to the lecture topics covered.
Jobs available in this field include communications technicians, computer technicians, field engineering technicians, laboratory technicians, production tests, installers and instrument technicians.
Students who complete the first two semesters of this program with at least a 2.0 GPA are eligible for the Certificate in Electronics Servicing (Curriculum Code 926).
The following scheme is presented as a guide only. Courses may be taken in any order as long as all requirements (including prerequisites) are met. Students entering this program should have at least a 10th grade reading level and a 9th grade algebra level.
Total Credits: 63
* Students intending to transfer to Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology at FSU should take MA 131. They are advised to take PH 125 instead of PH 115 and EN 101 - EN 102 combination instead of the comparable BA courses.
** MA 110, or the combination of MA 107 and MA 108, may be substituted for EL 132.
Additional recommended courses may be selected from: