Electronics Technician Fundamentals

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Program Code: 30-605-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Technical Diploma
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Electronics Technician Fundamentals Diploma


Gain the core competencies of electronics, such as DC/AC principles, digital electronics and microprocessors, through coursework that emphasizes hands-on learning. These skills provide entry-level opportunities for employment, or the base knowledge to pursue further education in electronics.

Electronics is a rapidly changing field, creating employment in many sectors of industry.

You can apply your credits toward completing the Biomedical Electronics Technology, Computer Electronics Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology or Electronic Technology – Automation associate degree.

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Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) ELCTEC-110 DC/AC Electronics 1 ‡ 4
(1) ELCTEC-130 Digital Electronics ‡ 3
(1) MATH-115 College Technical Mathematics 1 ‡ 5
(2) ELCTEC-111 DC/AC Electronics 2 ‡ 3
(2) ELCTEC-120 Electronic Devices ‡ 4
(2) ELCTEC-140 Microprocessors ‡ 3

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

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

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2020-2021 Program Card

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Program Outcomes

  • 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

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.

Possible Career

Electronics Assembler

Admission Requirements

One year of high school-level geometry and one year of high school-level algebra, or equivalent.


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Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Main Building, Room M312-314
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 08/28/2020