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Electronics Technician Fundamentals (2017-2018)

Technical Diploma
School of Technology and Applied Sciences / Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 30-605-1


For Information: 414-297-6315
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC


Overview – Gain the core competencies of electronics, such as DC/AC principles, digital electronics and microprocessors, through coursework that emphasizes hands-on learning. 

These core skills provide you with entry-level opportunities for employment, or the base knowledge to pursue further education in electronics.


Career Outlook – Electronics is a rapidly changing field, creating employment in many sectors of industry. Skills acquired in this program provide a strong foundation to keep pace with the technology.


Career Pathway – After earning this technical diploma, you can apply the credits toward completing the Biomedical Electronics Technology, Computer Electronics Technology, Electronic Technology – Automation or Electronic Engineering Technology associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

View gainful employment data about this program


Program Learning Outcomes – Employers will expect graduates to:

  • Apply the practical and theoretical foundations of electronics technology to solve problems
  • Integrate and repair electronic circuits and systems
  • Apply critical thinking skills necessary to install and maintain electronic systems and equipment
  • Write technical reports and process documentation

Admission Requirements   – The following is required for admission to the program:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • One year of high school-level geometry and one year of high school-level algebra, or equivalent
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

Possible Career

Electronics Assembler


Related Programs

Biomedical Electronics Technology
Computer Electronics Technology
Electronic Technology – Automation
Electronic Engineering Technology

Start dates: August and January

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students.






Digital Electronics ‡





DC and AC Electronics 1 ‡





College Technical Mathematics 1 ‡





DC and AC Electronics 2 ‡





Electronic Devices and Circuits ‡





Microprocessors ‡




‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For course descriptions, times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.


Page updated March 2017.