Electronics Engineering Technology


Core Courses

  • Principles of Engineering
  • DC and AC Electricity
  • Basic Mechanical Systems
  • Electronics Math I and II
  • Industrial Safety Mechanical Systems
  • Drafting
  • Electronics Devices
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Applied Computer Programming
  • Visual Basic
  • Communication Circuits I and II
  • Computer Systems
  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Electronics Design Project I and II
  • Applied Physics
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Embedded Processors

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 85
Program Start: Fall

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Graduates generally find employment at manufacturing, technology, and engineering companies. Positions include but are not limited to:

  • Medical electronics technician
  • Electronics communication technician
  • Manufacturing test technician
  • Engineering technician
  • Computer repair technician
  • Computer software technician
  • Business machine service technician
  • Computer network technician
  • Industrial maintenance technician
  • Quality assurance technicians

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Electrical and Electronics Repairers for Commercial and Industrial Equipment $35,800 $50,000 $57,100
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $41,800 $60,200 $69,400

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Communication Engineering Company Cedar Rapids, IA
ConAgra Foods, Inc. Waterloo, IA
DISTek Integration, Inc. Cedar Falls, IA
John Deere Waterloo, IA
Nestlé USA Waverly, IA
Qorvo, Inc. Cedar Rapids, IA
Randstad Technologies Cedar Rapids, IA
Rockwell Collins Cedar Rapids, IA
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Cedar Rapids, IA
Target Distribution Center Cedar Falls, IA

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Admissions & Program Requirements

Admissions Process

  1. Apply for admission.

  2. Complete the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements as described below.

  3. Completed applicant files (we have your application, transcripts, and test scores) will be processed as follows:
    1. Applicants who do not meet the program's admission requirements will be sent an admissions inactivation letter.
    2. Applicants meeting all admission requirements will be accepted.

  4. We accept approximately 24 students and 20 alternates each fall semester. Applicants will be accepted based on the date their completed applicant file. If many students share the same date for completing their applicant files, the application date will be used to prioritize their acceptance.

  5. If necessary, alternates will be contacted to fill unconfirmed positions in the program. Alternates will be given priority for the next term.

Hawkeye's Equal Opportunity Statement

Basic Skill Competencies Requirements

Option 1

Score at least the following scores on any combination of the below assessment options:

ACT sub scores COMPASS scores ASSET scores ACCUPLACER scores
16 - Reading
16 - English
19 - Math
69 - Reading
41 - Writing
42 - Algebra
34 - Reading
35 - Writing
40 - Elementary Algebra
62 - Reading
77 - Sentence Skills
103 - Arithmetic -OR-
97 - Elementary Algebra

Applicants can take the ACT assessment or the ACCUPLACER assessment at Hawkeye. Pre-registration is required.

Option 2

Complete all of the following college success courses with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college:

  • ENG-060 College Preparatory Writing I
  • RDG-039 College Preparatory Reading II
  • MAT-063 Elementary Algebra

Option 3

Any combination of Option 1 and Option 2 fulfilling the basic skills requirements in algebra, reading and writing.

Contact Us

Student Success Specialist Natasha Ceasar Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1062 Buchanan Hall 126
Program Advisor Steve Novak Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1308 Bremer Hall 143
Administrative Assistant Kendra Wyatt Email me 319-296-4009 Buchanan Hall 131
Dean Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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