Electronics Engineering Technology


Core Courses

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

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
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 Engineering Technicians $52,000 $71,000 $80,600
Electrical and Electronics Repairers for Commercial and Industrial Equipment $50,600 $61,200 $66,500

Source: 2021 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


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
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
Math 85 Elementary Algebra 42 Algebra 19 259 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics 2.80
Reading 58 69 16 239 2.50
Writing 64 Sentence Skills 41 16 240 2.50

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 Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Natasha Ceasar Email Natasha Ceasar
Schedule an appointment with Natasha Ceaser
319-296-2329 ext.1062 Buchanan Hall 126
Program Advisor Steve Novak Email Steve Novak 319-296-2329 ext.1308 Bremer Hall 143
Administrative Assistant Connie Smith Email Connie Smith 319-296-4009 Buchanan Hall 128
Dean Dave Grunklee Email Dave Grunklee 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A

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