Bakersfield College

Electronics

Electronics Technology Certificate of Achievement

The Electronics Technology Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for optimal success in technical careers. This program teaches essential skills that can be put to use as an industrial technician, electronics technician, field service representative, or salesperson. A certificate holder will also be considered for potential promotions into supervision and management positions. They will also become valuable additions to technology-focused employers. Teaching and learning strategies will include student-centered, competency-based, and hands-on instruction.

Program Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for employment in the electronics industry.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in electrical design and product development.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the core material required for certification in the electronics industry.

Career Opportunities:

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Instrumentation Technician, Process Technician, Communications Technician, Controls Technician, Automation Technician

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Electronics Technology Certificate of Achievement. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in this major.

Total Units: 28

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
ELET B1A Basic Electronics Direct Current 3.0
ELET B1B Electronics Alternating Current and Analog 3.0
ELET B3 Programmable Logic Controllers 3.0
ELET B4 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3.0
ELET B55A Electric Motors-Controls 3.0
ELET B56 Instrumentation & Process Control 3.0
ELET B70 Mechanical Systems 3.0
ELET B61 Telecommunications 3.0
STDV B1 Educational Planning or equivalent course 1.0

Electives - select at least 3 units from the following

Course # Name Units
ELET B58 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3.0
ELET B62 Radio Communications 3.0
ELET B63 Electronic Systems Installation 3.0
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 3.0
MFGT B1AB Machine Tool Processes 3.0
WELD B1B Introduction to the Welding Processes 2.0

Recommended Sequence

Semester 1 (10 units - suggested GE listed)

Course # Name Units
ELET B1A Basic Electronics Direct Current 3.0
ELET B3 Programmable Logic Controllers 3.0
ELET B70 Mechanical Systems 3.0
STDV B1 Educational Planning or equivalent course 1.0

Semester 2 (16 units - suggested GE listed)

Course # Name Units
ELET B4 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3.0
ELET B56 Instrumentation & Process Control 3.0
ELET B1B Electronics Alternating Current and Analog 3.0

Semester 3 (9-11 units - suggested GE listed)

Course # Name Units
ELET B55A Electric Motors-Controls 3.0
ELET B61 Telecommunications 3.0
ELET B58 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers
or
3.0
ELET B62 Radio Communications
or
3.0
ELET B63 Electronic Systems Installation
or
3.0
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD
or
3.0
MFGT B1AB Machine Tool Processes
or
3.0
WELD B1B Introduction to the Welding Processes 2.0