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 Requirements

Step #1: Apply at Hawkeye

  1. Complete Hawkeye's online admissions application to apply and be considered for the Electronics Engineering Technology program.

  2. Request to have your transcripts sent to the Admissions office.

Step #2: Basic Skill Competencies

In order to be eligible for the Electronics Engineering Technology program, all students must meet minimum score requirements and/or successfully complete the required college success courses in English, reading, and math with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college. For appropriate college success course placement, work with your program advisor.

Minimum score requirements
Math 19 85 Elementary Algebra 42 Algebra 40 Elementary Algebra
English 16 64 Sentence Skills 41 Writing 35 Writing
Reading 16 58 69 34

Step #3: Program Acceptance

Applicants meeting the Basic Skill Competencies are eligible for acceptance.

Applicants not meeting the Basic Skill Competencies will be accepted to a pre-program. As a pre-program student, you will begin with general education and prerequisite classes. An advisor will help you create an academic plan to meet your program admission requirements. Once you have completed your pre-program coursework contact Admissions.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Contact Us

Admissions Email us 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
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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