Electronics Engineering Technology Program

Electronic scope

Through a systems approach and in-depth courses, students will study applied technology in the areas of:

  • Control Systems
  • Communications (broadcast, satellite, wireless)
  • Cabling
  • PLC’s
  • Alternative Energy (Green) & Power Distribution
  • Computers & Networks
  • Design
  • Amplification
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Development & Manufacturing
  • Industry, Robotics & Automation
  • Technical Project Management.

In addition, students will gain skills in terminology, electricity & electronics, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), CAD, instrumentation & test equipment, tool usage, problem solving, project management, and team work.

Both a AAS degree and a 4 course certificate (*) in Digital Home Technology Integration (DHTI) will be offered. Please contact ext. 2664 for additional information.

Electronics Engineering Technology Degree (ELC.AAS.EGR)

Classes are scheduled in 16-week blocks to help students complete the program in a more timely manner, so please check the current schedule on the My SSC portal.

Students enrolled in this program who intend to transfer should contact the Transfer Center.

Business & Technology baccalaureate degree option available at GSU.

“2+2” B.S. Degree in Computer Sciences/Electronics available at the University of St. Francis.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ELC 101 Electrical Circuits I 4
ELC 102 Digital Electronics 4
MTH 106 Technical Mathematics I 5
Cluster 2 Credits
ELC 105 Electrical Circuits II 4
ELC 110 Electronic Circuits 4
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES: Any BMD, ELC CAD, CIS/MIS or PHY courses or approval of program coordinator. 4
Cluster 3 Credits
PHY 101 Mechanics, Heat and Sound 4
ELC 190 Industrial Electronics I 4
ELC 215 Digital Electronics II 4
ELC 230 Electrical Drafting 3
Cluster 4 Credits
CIS 180 Net+ Certification 3
ELC 298 ETA Certification Prep. 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
GROUP III Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES: Any BMD, ELC CAD, CIS/MIS or PHY courses or approval of program coordinator. 4
Minimum for Degree: 62

Electronics Engineering Technology Certificate (ELC.BASIC.ELCEGR)

Gainful Employment Information

A six course certificate in Electronics Technology. Contact the Department of Engineering and Technology for additional information. This program has been articulated with some are high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program high school coursework.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
MTH 106 Technical Mathematics I 5
ELC 101 Electrical Circuits I 4
ELC 105 Electrical Circuits II 4
PHY 101 Mechanics, Heat and Sound 4
ELC 110 Electronic Circuits 4
ELC 102 Digital Electronics I 4
Total Credit Hours: 25

Basic Certificates

South Suburban College offers a variety of basic certificates designed to provide specialized training in specific areas. The following basic certificates are now available. For further information, contact your academic advisor or counselor.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Basic Electricity (ELC.BASIC.ELC) Credits
MTH 106 Technical Mathematics I 5
ELC 101 Electrical Circuits I 4
ELC 105 Electrical Circuits II 4
Total Credit Hours: 13
Digital Electronics (ELC.BASIC.DIGELC) Credits
ELC 102 Digital Electronics I 4
MIS 110 Windows 7 Operating System 3
CIS 132 Cisco IT Essentials I (A+) 4
Total Credit Hours: 11

For more information contact Desmond Campbell, (708) 596-2000 ext. 3256 in Room 5160A, Oak Forest Center.