Electronics and Electrical Engineering

The world's economic growth and technological advances over the past quarter century have created a demand for individuals with technology focused associate degrees, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Labor.

"The need for graduates of an engineering technology program should grow as technology becomes more sophisticated," the report stated. "Employers are expected to continue to look for technicians skilled in new technology who require a minimum of additional job training."

Tulsa Community College offers students the opportunity to enter the electronics and electrical engineering fields through several associate degree and certification programs at the Northeast Campus.

Employment Opportunities Available to Graduates

  • Electrical Design Technician
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Production Technician
  • Research Technician
  • Semiconductor Technician
  • Wireless Telecommunication Technician
  • Industrial Controls Technician
  • Electromechanical Technician
  • Biomedical Instrumentation Technician
  • Alternative Energy Analyst

Faculty Brings Experience to the Classroom
The faculty members bring practical industry-related experience to the classroom through their work in computer electronics, industrial electronics, microwave electronics, electrical engineering and military electronics.

Transferability of Associate Degrees
Students may transfer their associate degree as the first two years of a four-year Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology at OSU - Tulsa or of a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Operations Management or Technology at NSU - Broken Arrow.

Alternative Energy Associate Degree and Certificate Program
The state of Oklahoma's First Two-Year Alternative Energy Program

Electronics Technology - Alternative Energy Option
Workforce Development Degree
Associate in Applied Science

Electronics Technology - Alternative Energy Option
Workforce Development Certificate

Job Outlook
Overall employment of engineering technicians is expected to increase "about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2008." As production of technical products continues to grow, competitive pressures will force companies to improve and update manufacturing facilities and product designs more rapidly than in the past.

Click on the link above to find a list of associate degrees offered through the electronics department.
 
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