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Electronics & Telecommunication

Quick Facts

  • Program: Electronics Technology
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Campus: South

Interested in learning about the specialized equipment technicians use in communications, computing, and machine control industries? If so, our Electronics & Telecommunication program is for you!

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Job Titles & Career Info

Our Program

Why choose Electronics & Telecommunication?

  • Study microprocessor software & hardware
  • Learn how to design & troubleshoot various communication systems
  • Increase your understanding of mechanical & electrical systems
  • Receive hands-on training

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Telecommunication technicians set up & maintain equipment & wiring that carry communication signals
  • Record maintenance, repair & installation of equipment & wiring
  • Explain equipment to customers & show them how to use it
  • Work in a variety of settings—sometimes including frequent travel—to:
    • Central offices
    • Electronic service centers
    • Customer homes or offices
    • Installation & repair sites

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

  • You must earn college-ready scores on the TSI math section and be ready to start on the Algebraic Math Pathway.
  • Once you earn your A.A.S. degree in Electronics & Telecommunication, you will be prepared to start your career in the field of telecommunication.
  • When troubleshooting, you will use many different tools to inspect equipment & diagnose problems.
  • You will have to learn to use a variety of electrical tools & measuring systems.
  • You can specialize according to where you want to work and the tasks you enjoy.

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates

Degree

Certificate

Level 1

Occupational Skills Award

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Electronics Technology - Electronics and Telecommunication 60 $3,840
CRT1 Electronics Technology 23 $1,472
OSA Fundamentals of Electronics 12 $768

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

South Campus

Mechanical & Industrial Technology Department

Call 817-515-4768

South Campus

Sophy George
Department Chair

Email sophy.george@tccd.edu

South Campus

Jean Yanes
Career & Technical Education (CTE) Advisor

Email jean.yanes@tccd.edu

Updated September 07, 2021