NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AN

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare persons for employment in the electronics industry. In addition, the student who completes the program may choose to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree in Electronics Technology. Occupational objectives include: electronics technician, computer technician, telecommunications technician, radio and television technician, metrology technician, research and development technician, industrial control technician.

Recommended Preparation: Successful completion of high school algebra and geometry.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   ETR113D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals I4
   ETR167Logic Circuits and Systems4
   MTH166Precalculus with Trigonometry5
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   ENG115Technical Writing 3
   ETR114D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals II 4
   ETR144Devices & Application 4
   MTH213Advanced Engineering Tech. Math I 3
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1817

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ETR106Basic Programming Applied to
   Electrical/Electronic Calculations2
   ETR241Communications I4
   ETR250Intermediate Electronics4
   ETR261Microprocessor Appl. I4
   ETR221Electronic Controls 4
   ETR242Communications II 4
   PHY111Technical Physics I or PHY 201 
   College Physics I 4
   SPD127Workshop Interpersonal Skills 1
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Electronics = 66.

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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