Published or Revised September 13, 2012
The electronics industry is always in need of well trained employees. Most employers prefer applicants with formal training in electronics, like that provided by PJC.
Electronic equipment repairers install, maintain and repair electronic equipment in offices, factories, homes, hospitals, on aircraft and in many other places. They work on televisions, radar, industrial equipment controls, computers, telephone systems and medical equipment.
Employment projections remain strong for the foreseeable future. The greatest need is for employees in industrial plants maintaining, installing and upgrading equipment. Local industry predicts a 25 percent rate of retirement over the next two to five years, leaving a major shortage of skilled personnel.
PJC’s electronics technology program is designed to prepare students to work in industry in several related areas. The student will study electricity, electronics, mathematics, schematic reading, digital electronics, microprocessor interfacing, integrated circuits, computer operations and programmable controllers. Instructional emphasis is also placed on understanding and troubleshooting various electronic systems.
Course topics include circuit analysis DC, circuit analysis AC, digital electronics, introductin to microprocessor, solid state electronics, industrial electronics, linear integrated circuits, and electronic design and fabrication.
PJC's electronic technology program offers: