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Program Information

Rogue Community College graduates with an A.A.S. degree in Electronics Technology have over an 85 percent success rate finding careers in the electronics field.  In addition to graduating with a two-year degree, RCC electronics Ann Trausch and Electronics studentstudents take an industry-standardized test (ISCET) that illustrates to employers entry-level proficiencies in analog, digital, and troubleshooting techniques in the electronics area.

Curriculum

Blended Coursework:

All of the electronics courses are delivered in a flexible blended format that includes a combination of Online and open-lab/hands-on participation.  This delivery model of instruction provides a very flexible format for students to participate in our courses and program.  The learning in this course is accomplished through online participation using BlackBoard and through attending open labs at RWC and/or TRC.  This allows you to participate and be successful in the coursework around your schedule.

Online:

In BlackBoard, you will receive instruction, see examples, get course assignments, download labs and handouts, and download quizzes and exams.  Additionally, you can the E-Mail in BlackBoard for direct instruction when you are not in the lab. Some of the labs can be completed off-campus using the Multisim electronics simulation program that you will purchase for this course. 

Open Lab:

In the lab, you will receive direct face-to-face instruction, demonstrations of safety and lab equipment use, and perform your lab procedures, setup, and measurements. You can participate in as much extra time as you need in the lab to meet the course requirements.

Transfer to Southern Oregon University or Oregon Tech

  • RCC has articulation agreements with SOU and OT so you can transfer credits or your degree toward advanced placement in engineering programs like Computer Software, Embedded Systems, and Programming.
  • If you are interested in the computer support and microcontroller interfacing curriculum you can enroll in the one-year PC Microprocessor Systems Technician Certificate.
  • If you need training in solar, wind, and associated green technologies you can earn a one-year Renewable Energy Certificate.

Careers

Electronics studentAs an Electronic Technician you'll assist in the calibration, production, repair, and maintenance of a wide variety of electronic equipment. You'll inspect all the parts of an electronic system for problems, from its tiniest components to its operation as a whole. Electronic equipment you'll work on might include radar and navigation equipment, broadcast and recording systems, or computer software.

You may work independently or as a member of a problem solving team and also assist electronic engineers and technologists. You may supervise craftspeople (contractors) and provide technical support to customers and clients.  Electronic engineering technicians may work for many different types of employers, including manufacturers, government, utilities, or communications companies.

Tasks may include:
  • Assembling, installing, and repairing electronic circuitry, components, and systems
  • Calibrating, inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing malfunctioning equipment
  • Preparing sketches, graphs, and drawings of electronic systems
  • Setting up and performing environmental and operational tests on new equipment or models
  • Writing technical reports based on test data
  • Instructing customers and clients about how to operate electronic equipment