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.
Students in the Electronics program can attend full or part time.
Electronics classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
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