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Electronics Engineering Technology

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Sinclair Community College’s Electronics Engineering Technology department offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs. This subject area is designed for the technically oriented, hands-on student interested in working as electrician. As a student in any of Sinclair’s electronics engineering programs, you will take program-specific courses in alternative energy, fuel cells, electronics, electrical circuits and instruments, electrical construction, digital systems, lasers, microprocessors, microcontrollers, photonics, programmable logic controllers (PLC), personal computer repair, linear integrated circuits, RFID, and electrical drafting.

Beyond specific emphases in electronics engineering, you will also take courses in technical mathematics, technical communications and technical physics to help prepare you with the problem-solving skills needed for the wealth of situations you can encounter in your professional career. Our program strives to provide you with an exciting opportunity to put electrical and electronics concepts into practice.

This program might be for you if:

  • You enjoy hands-on activities and hands-on learning, while working with electronics and technology.
  • You often explore how things work, physically and using technology.
  • You are interested in electronics and the engineering advances happening today.
  • You would like to work in an ever-changing field, performing a variety of tasks.

With accredited curriculum through the Technology Accreditation Commission (TAC) through ABET, Inc., our coursework carefully balances instruction in theory with hands-on laboratory applications. We work to provide you with a strong background in basics and in-depth study of advanced topics. As graduates of the program, depending on your primary electronics engineering focus, you are prepared for careers involving building, testing, operation and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems in diversified areas, such as digital, microcomputers, programming and analog systems.

Short-term Technical Certificate

Advanced Technical Intelligence

Advanced Technical Intelligence is an upcoming field to impart special skills needed to work in the defense industry. Only U.S. citizens who can qualify and obtain secret clearance need apply. This is in partnership with ATIC (Advanced Technical Intelligence Center for Human Capital Development). Courses are offered at ATIC's secure facility as an evening program.

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Digital Systems

This short-term certificate offers knowledge and basic skills to work in the electronics industry as an entry-level support technician for digital systems. Courses provide knowledge about basic electrical measurement techniques, prototype assembly of electrical circuits, digital logic, Boolean algebra and basic digital systems. Theoretical aspects are supported and supplemented by hands-on lab work to gain in-depth knowledge and lab skills. The courses in this certificate lead into an associate degree in Electronics Engineering Technology at Sinclair.

Students entering this program need the following background to be successful: (1) Completion of high school algebra; (2) basic computer literacy; (3) Sinclair placement test results DEV 0010, Fundamentals of Reading and MAT 1270, Beginning Algebra; and (4) at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average (ongoing students taking the online courses).

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Electrical Construction

This short-term certificate will fulfill the needs of the electrical construction industry for educating and training electricians in the Dayton and Cincinnati area. (Each course is taken twice for a total of 5 credit hours repeatable credit per year.)

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Industrial Maintenance Technician

The Industrial Maintenance Technician certificate provides the knowledge and skill required for installing, maintaining and troubleshooting modern industrial machinery. Students will learn to solve practical maintenance problems, read and interpret mechanical drawings and interpret maintenance publications.

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

This program is an introduction to the basics of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) principles with a business or engineering technology orientation. Various RFID technologies, RFID project planning and implementation of basic business solutions or RFID hardware setup, maintenance and troubleshooting will be covered. Emphasis is on a team approach to management and technology aspects of design and implementation of a basic system.

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Degree Programs

Electronics Engineering Technology - Associate of Applied Science

The Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) program provides students with exciting opportunities to put engineering concepts into practice. The curriculum balances instruction in theory with hands-on laboratory applications. A strong background in basics and in-depth study of advanced topics gives students careers in diversified areas, such as digital systems, microcomputers, programmable logic controllers, and analog systems. The program has modern state-of-the-art equipped laboratories and a highly qualified faculty. Those who wish to further their studies are well prepared for entry into the best four-year electronics engineering programs. Several articulation agreements exist between Sinclair's EET program and four-year colleges and universities.

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Program Accreditation Information
Accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., www.abet.org


Electronics Engineering Technology/Computer Engineering - Associate of Applied Science

This program provides students with exciting opportunities to put engineering concepts into practice. The curriculum balances instruction in theory with hands-on laboratory applications. A strong background in basics and in-depth study of advanced topics prepares graduates with skills necessary to enter careers in installation, operation, application, maintenance and repair of existing computer systems and associated software. The Computer Engineering program assures quality education in state-of-the-art equipped laboratories and highly qualified faculty. Those who wish to further their studies are well prepared for entry into four-year Computer Engineering programs.

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Advanced Technical Intelligence - Associate of Technical Studies

Advanced Technical Intelligence degree prepares graduates to work in the defense related industry with background in Advanced Geospatial Intelligence (AGI) and Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT). It is also designed to meet the needs of individuals desiring to change career paths within the industry and government as intelligence analysts. Only US citizens who can qualify and obtain secret clearance can enroll in the program.

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Electrical Trades - Associate of Technical Studies

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Electrical Apprenticeship program for Inside Wireman is a nationally recognized program provided through the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC). Providers of this apprenticeship program in Ohio have partnered with 11 of Ohio’s public community colleges to provide pathway to a technical associate degree. Please note that students who participate in this program will not be eligible for Title IV financial aid because they may be eligible for Taft-Hartley aid.

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Transfer Opportunities

Make the most of your education by starting at Sinclair Community College. Our quality programs and low tuition make it a great place to start even if you intend to further your education beyond an associate degree or certificate. You would be surprised at the money you could save by completing your first two years of study at Sinclair—just take a look at our low tuition and see the savings for yourself. You can also learn more by visiting Sinclair’s Transfer Web site »

Articulation & Transfer Agreements

Sinclair works directly with many four-year schools in Ohio and beyond to ensure the college credit you earn will transfer easily to those schools. By developing articulation agreements, formal agreements between colleges detailing the recognition of college credit between the schools, you will know you are meeting the requirements needed at the four-year school of your choice. Learn more about articulation and transfer »

Electronics Engineering Technology

Sinclair Community College has worked to develop program-specific agreements to assist you in a more seamless process when transferring from a specific Sinclair degree program to a bachelor’s degree program in the same area of study.

Programs & Articulation Agreements

Electronics Engineering, A.A.S.

Articulation agreements in place for transfer to:

  • Miami University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton

Transferring Individual Classes

In addition to transferring with a degree, college credit for many courses, including many in engineering fields, are accepted at other colleges and universities. Learn more about course equivalency »

General Agreements

While at Sinclair, if you plan to complete any associate degree program, there are agreements in place to help you easily transfer into a variety of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Your transfer opportunities
may include:

  • Antioch University McGregor
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio University
  • Purdue University
  • Strayer University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wright State University
  • and more…

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Ohio Transfer Module

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs fulfill the requirements for the Ohio Transfer Module at other public colleges and universities. Students in applied associate degree programs may complete some individual transfer module courses within their degree program or continue beyond their program to complete the entire transfer module.

Upon completion of the Ohio Transfer Module, students will be able to enter most Ohio four-year colleges and universities as a junior with your general education requirements completed. Find out more about the Ohio Transfer Module…

Please Note: Sinclair continues to work with other colleges and universities to provide more opportunities through new articulation and transfer agreements. Please consult with an academic advisor for the most up-to-date information.

Related Programs

Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in electronics engineering technologies, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: