Electronics & Electrical Engineering

Dr. Gashwin Saleno
Program Director

CALL: (608) 246-6840

School of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology

Truax A2105
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6800
or (800) 322-6282 ext. 6800

2125 Commercial Avenue
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 243-4169
or (800) 322-6282 ext. 4169


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Associate Degree in Applied Science

Program number: 106051


Electronics are everywhere--from the gadgets you use every day to the equipment used to manufacture them. An associate degree in Electronics from Madison College will give you a firm grounding in the world of electronic circuits and the devices they make function, and open the door to an enormous range of careers in many different industries. 

As an Electronics student, you will:

  • Analyze and solve complex problems in manufacturing, research, development, medicine and communications.  
  • Learn electronics terminology, schematic symbols and electronic standards.
  • Assemble circuits from schematics, wiring diagrams and specifications.
  • Use math skills to define requirements of Alternating Current (AC) signals.
  • Create simplified equivalent circuits for basic AC signals. 
  • Define differential transistor and operational amplifiers.
  • Connect digital systems to analog field devices. 
  • Build clocked logic circuits to drive encoders, decoders and multiplexer systems.
  • Program serial and parallel communications between computers and devices. 
  • Troubleshoot and repair devices, such as amplifiers, phones and power supplies. 

Program Details

Students in the Electronics program can attend full or part time.

Electronics classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

All courses for this program are offered only in person.


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience, including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210. 


The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

3 credits


Elective, Recommended Technical Elective as listed on Advising Report

3 credts


MATC Electronics program graduates are prepared to:  

  • Apply electronic theory to practice.
  • Operate test equipment.
  • Build electronic circuits and systems.
  • Evaluate the operation of electronic circuits or systems.
  • Communicate technical information.

Madison Area Technical College Electronics program graduates are prepared for a career as:    

  • Computer Technician
  • Network Technician
  • Electronic Development Technician
  • Electronic Maintenance Technician
  • Electronic Test Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Field Service Technician 

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