Electronics Technician A.S. Degree (09250.AS)

School of Agriculture and Industrial Technology

The Electronics Department at Merced College is offering cross disciplinary curricula that prepare students for rewarding entry-level technician positions in various high-tech fields as Electronics, Electrical, Computer Networking and Industrial Electronics, and Instrumentation and Process Control.

These programs introduce students to electrical and electronics tools, components, circuits, energy sources, analog and digital integrated devices that can be found in complex technical equipment. Hands-on laboratory exercises are designed to develop real-world practical skills in using modern test equipment for troubleshooting circuits and repairing various industrial computerized systems and networks, specific to each area of study.

The Associate in Science degree in Electronics Technician is available for students who meet the graduation requirements and complete the following required courses, with a minimum grade of a ā€œCā€ (or P) in each course in the degree, and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

A. Apply industry standard equipment to test basic electronic circuits.

B. Differentiate between components in an basic electronic circuit.

C. Demonstrate autonomous thinking, problem-solving strategies to accomplish an assigned project.

D. Develop practical skills in working with electronics test equipment to be able to trouble shoot electronic circuits.

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Program Requirements:

Program Core: (27 Units)


CADM-11 Fundamentals of Computer-Aided Drafting


CPSC-01 Introduction to Computer Information Systems


ELCT-31 Foundations of Electronics - DC and AC Circuits


ELCT-34 Digital Logic Circuits and Systems


ELCT-42A Principles and Applications of Programmable Logic Controllers


ELCT-44 Electronics Project Design, Fabrication and Repair


ELCT-56 Introduction to Mechatronics


ELCT-58 Electrical Printreading for Installation and Troubleshooting


Total: (27 Units)

Completion of MCCD-GE Breadth: (23 units)

Elective (as needed to reach 60 units) Units: (10 Units)

Total Degree Units: (60 Units)

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Contact Information


Bryan Tassey


(209) 384-6250

School Office

AGIT Office


(209) 381-6478

Electronics Program Website