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2011-2012 College Credit Catalog: Award Plans
Electronics and Advanced Technologies

The Electronics and Advanced Technologies department of Austin Community College offers several degree options to cater to your specific career goals. Students can earn an Associate of Applied Science in Electronics and Advanced Technologies or one of several certificates offered in different specializations within the department. Degree specializations are centered on a common set of electronics courses called the Electronics Common Core Curriculum (ECCC) which are required to be taken by each specialization. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronics and Advanced Technologies, a student would complete the ECCC, as well as a set of courses satisfying the college’s General Education requirement, and all courses required within the student’s choice of specialization. To earn a second degree within Electronics and Advanced Technologies, a student could simply take the additional courses required of the second specialization. Students transferring to four–year programs should always consult with an advisor or articulation officer from their receiving institutions. The department offers many student scholarships, encourages students to do industry internships and prides itself in developing very strong industry relationships.

To receive an Associate of Applied Science in Electronics and Advanced Technologies, students must: (a) make a minimum grade of "C" in all required electronic, math, and science courses and (b) have an overall GPA of 2.0 or greater.

  1. Automation, Robotics and Controls Technology Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  2. Automation, Robotics and Controls Technology Specialization - Certificate
  3. Bioinstrumentation Technology Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  4. Bioinstrumentation Technology Specialization - Certificate
  5. Electronics Technician Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  6. Electronics Technician Specialization - Certificate
  7. Engineering Technology Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  8. Engineering Technology Specialization - Certificate
  9. Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  10. Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology Specialization - Certificate
  11. Networking/Computer Electronics - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  12. Networking/Computer Electronics - Certificate
  13. Power Technology Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  14. Power Technology Specialization - Certificate
  15. Renewable Energy Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  16. Renewable Energy Specialization - Certificate
  17. Utility Lineworker - Associate of Applied Science Degree
  18. Utility Lineworker - Certificate