This program is designed for students seeking employment in a wide variety of technical fields including engineering technician, clean-room technician, computer-aided design (CAD) technician, lab assistant and service technician. The Electrical Technology program introduces students to fundamental electronics, electronic circuit design, digital circuitry, and the circuit fabrication and testing process through a variety of lecture and laboratory experiments. The Electrical Technology program also directly matriculates to various four-year colleges, enabling students to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology. An interest in electricity, electronics and computers is an asset.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and hands-on competence in the areas of electricity, electronics, digital electronics, industrial electronics, microprocessors, fiber optics, semiconductor fabrication, telecommunications and computer aided design.
- Conduct experiments and then analyze, interpret and report results.
- Demonstrate the proper use of electrical diagnostic test instruments.
- Demonstrate an ability to work independently and in teams.