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Is a bachelor's degree your goal? Our two-year associate degrees (A.A., A.S.) are guaranteed to transfer to four-year public schools in Colorado.

Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester.

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Electronics Engineering Degree

From computers and the internet to smart phones and automation, electronics play a major role in our lives. This degree will prepare students for a career in a wide range of electronics positions in high-tech industries such as aerospace, medical equipment, defense, energy, quality instruments, food and brewing, and commercial products.

A.A.S Electronics Engineering

61 credits
(4 semesters)

This Electronics Engineering degree prepares students to be highly proficient in the use of standard electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, function generators, and power supplies. Students explore electronics fundamental theories, applications, troubleshooting, and interact with electronic devices and systems in hands-on lab activities and computer simulation.

Courses include instruction in the fundamentals of DC and AC electricity, robotics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and automated controls, digital logic and microprocessors, and RF power systems.

Electronics Engineering degree: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered at Boulder County campus only

Electronics Certificate

Electronics Assembly

14-15 credits

(1 semester)

In this certificate program students learn and practice soldering skills, electronic assembly skills, and the ability to read industrial prints. Students also study the basic math skills required to work in the electronics field. This program prepares students for entry-level careers in electronics manufacturing that require print reading skills, safety, electronic assembly, and fundamentals of DC/AC. 

Electronics Assembly certificate: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered at Boulder County campus only

What an Electronics Engineering Technician Does

  • Electrical and electronics engineering technicians assist engineers in designing, developing, and testing computers, communications equipment, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic equipment. They often work in product evaluation and quality control, and use measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, analyze, and repair equipment. They are also involved in the manufacture and deployment of equipment for automation.
  • Electro-mechanical technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology and electrical and electronic control circuits. They operate, test, tune and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.

Engineering Technician Salaries

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
Electrical & Electronics Engineering Technician
$51,522
$72,287
$82,654
Electro-Mechanical Technician  $48,768  $65,239  $73,474 
Other Engineering Technician  $41,624  $63,607  $74,599 

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (2017)

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