Electronics Engineering Technology

Courses

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

View Suggested Sequence of Study & Course Cost

Careers

Positions

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 Engineering Technicians $43,800 $61,000 $69,600
Electrical and Electronics Repairers for Commercial and Industrial Equipment $42,700 $56,100 $62,800

Source: 2018 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

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

Business Location
Collins Aerospace Cedar Rapids, IA
ConAgra Foods, Inc. Waterloo, IA
John Deere Waterloo, IA
MercyOne Waterloo, IA
Nestlé USA Waverly, IA
Qorvo, Inc. Cedar Rapids, IA
Randstad Technologies Cedar Rapids, IA
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Cedar Rapids, IA
Target Distribution Center Cedar Falls, IA

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
ACT ACCUPLACER COMPASS ACCUPLACER Next Generation
16 Reading 58 Reading 69 Reading 239 Reading
16 English 64 Sentence Skills 41 Writing 240 Writing
19 Math 85 Elementary Algebra 42 Algebra 259 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics

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
Butler Hall 122
Program Advisor Steve Novak Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1308 Bremer Hall 143
Administrative Assistant 319-296-4009 Buchanan Hall 128
Dean Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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