Dunwoody Electronics Technology

Electronics Technology is a two-year degree program for students interested in the field of electronics and who need to take courses during the evening.

Learn to design and troubleshoot circuits utilizing the latest semiconductor devices; biomedical devices; microprocessors; microcontrollers; circuit design and fabrication equipment; and data acquisition devices.

Experiment with programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Set-up, configure, and troubleshoot inductive and capacitive proximity, photo-electric, temperature, and other industrial sensors.

Graduate with the skills needed for a wide variety of electronics-related technician positions, including in Minnesota’s robust medical device industry.

This degree directly transfers into Dunwoody’s Bachelor of Science in Automation & Controls Engineering Technology or the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology.

Class topics include:

  • Basic electricity and electronics
  • Digital electronics
  • Microprocessors and microcontrollers
  • Computer programming
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Communication systems
  • Circuit engineering

Degree Requirements

To view program requirements, including required courses, electives, course descriptions, and credit hours, visit:

College Catalog: Electronics Technology

Recent Employers of Graduates

Companies that hire our graduates include:

  • Boston Scientific
  • Cypress Semiconductor
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • Digikey
  • Starkey Hearing Technologies
  • Design Ready Controls

Common Job Titles

Possible job titles upon graduation include:

  • Electronics Technician
  • Bio-Medical Technician
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Calibration Technician
  • Programmer
  • Assembler

Student Organizations

Opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom include:

  • Robotic Snow Plow Team
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)
  • SkillsUSA

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Facilities

Controls Engineering Lab

Assemble and program the industrial controls used in discrete manufacturing and advanced process control applications.

  • 24 Individual Work Stations
  • AB CompactLogix PLCs
  • PanelView HMIs
  • Kinetix Motion Controllers
  • Cognex Machine Vision Systems

Programmable Controls Lab

Learn to debug and program programmable logic controllers for use in a variety of control systems.

  • 11 Allen Bradley MicroLogix PLCs
  • 11 Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLCs
  • 11 Siemens S7-1200 PLCs
  • 11 ABB VFDs
  • 11 Maple Systems HMIs

Basic Electricity Lab

Complete projects that help you learn the fundamentals of electricity, including how to analyze, design, build, and test series, parallel and combination AC and DC circuits.

  • 12 Oscilloscopes
  • 12 powersupplies and function generators
  • 12 Elenco circuit prototyping stations
  • 12 Relay Logic control panels