Electronics Technology at College of San Mateo - Industrial Electronics Technology
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Electronics Technology
ASMajor in Industrial Electronics Technology

The Industrial Electronics Technology program at CSM prepares a student for entry-level employment as an electronics technician. Entry-level employment opportunities exist in many segments of the electronics industry in the greater Bay Area. Companies involved with circuit assembly and fabrication; installation, and support for food and pharmaceuticals processing, public utilities; component manufacturing; high-technology transportation; aerospace systems; automated process control; alternative energy and bio-tech all offer program graduates opportunities for entry-level employment.


Career opportunities in Electronics include work as an engineering aide, a technician, or a system operator. These individuals are involved with manufacturing, assembly, repair, upgrades, and service of a wide range of products or electrical systems. Electronics is the pathway to the future in Northern California, with increasing demands to modify and update the current infrastructure of the electrical generation and transmission capabilities, integration of alternative energy sources and future technical needs of society, job growth is expected over the next decade.


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the Associate degree and

Major requirements: 35 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.

ELEC 111 Introduction to Electronics Fundamental 3 units
ELEC 112 Advanced Electronics Fundamentals 3 units
ELEC 231 Basic Applied Electronic Mathematics 2 units
ELEC 232 Advanced Electronics Mathematics 1 unit
ELEC 405 Transformers and Rotating Machinery 2 units
ELEC 421 Fundamentals of Electric Motor Control 4 units
ELEC 422 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers 4 units
ELEC 424 Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Vacuum Power Systems 4 units
ELEC 441 Sensors and Data Transmission Systems 4 units
ELEC 442 Electronic and Pneumatic Process Control Systems 4 units
ELEC 445 Industrial Data Communications Systems 4 units