Discontinued Program FA 2011
Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare persons for employment in the computer, telecommunications, and other industries with a significant electronics component. Occupational objectives include entry-level opportunities in the computer, telecommunications, radio and television, electronics, metrology, and industrial control fields with positions involving activities such as research and development, laboratory support, electronics equipment fabrication or repair, and field test support.
Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their faculty advisor early in their program.
Recommended Preparation: Successful completion of high school algebra and geometry.
1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
2 Students can take SDV 100 College Success Skills or the SDV 101 Orientation section related to their particular program.
3 MTH 173 may be substituted for MTH 271.
4 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.
5 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.
6 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.