The WCJC Electronics Engineering Technology program has been training students for over 50 years. If you enjoy working with technology and solving puzzles, then a career in Electronics is a good choice.
Students may enter the program in the fall or spring semester with no previous Electronics experience required.
Students enrolled in the program learn electronics theory, and experience hands on training and skills in the laboratory setting. WCJC offers several Electronics labs equipped with industry standard test, measurement, and rework equipment enabling students to design, build, and test a multitude of circuits and projects.
Coursework in the program emphasizes:
- Electronics Theory
- Component level Trouble Shooting
- Logical Thinking/Problem Solving
- Fabrication and Soldering Techniques
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- Solid State Devices
- Test and Measurement Equipment
- Hands on Experience
Career Opportunities for graduates include:
- Energy Fields
- Power Distribution and Generation
- Oil and Gas exploration and distribution
- Electrical Maintenance
- Medical Electronics
- Industrial Electronics
Salary: The Texas Workforce Labor Market reports a average wage of $66,878 and a projected growth of 11%-15% for career opportunities within this field by 2026.
The program in Electronics Engineering Technology provides work-place experiences recommended by the U.S. Department of Labor Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS).