NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY
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, and industrial control technician.

Transfer Information: NVCC has formal articulation agreements for transfer to the B.S. in Engineering Technology-Electrical Engineering Technology and the B.S. in Computer Engineering Technology at Old Dominion University TELETECHNET and Old Dominion University at Norfolk, VA, as well as the B.S. in Vocational Industrial Education at Virginia Tech.

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

Credits
First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   ETR113D.C. & A.C. Fundamentals I4
   ETR167Logic Circuits and Systems4
   MTH166Precalculus with Trigonometry5
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   STDElective1
 
   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

Credits
Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ETR106Basic Programming Applied to
   Electrical/Electronic Calculations2
   ETR241Communications I4
   ETR250Intermediate Electronics4
   ETR261Microprocessor Appl. I4
PEDElective1
 
   ETR221Electronic Controls 4
   ETR242Communications II 4
   PHY111Technical Physics I or 
   PHY201 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 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 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).


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