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Industrial Electronics Technology

 


 

Program Description

Would you like to possess technical skills that make you employable all over the world? Would you like to be qualified for interesting, well paying jobs? Would you like the opportunity to always be learning about new and cutting-edge technology? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then consider a career in industrial electronics.

Electronic equipment is the lifesource in the world of business today. Electronically-driven controls direct production processes on factory floors, operate electric generating plants, and even provide for the national defense through radar and missile technology. These complex pieces of electronic equipment must be installed, maintained and repaired by electronics technicians. Interested in understanding how this equipment works? Industrial Electronics LBWCC can teach you and prepare you for a job in the field of electronics!

 

Technical Requirements

  • Concepts of Direct Current

  • Concepts of Alternating Current

  • Concepts of Solid State Electronics

  • Circuit Fabrication

  • Concepts of Digital Electronics

  • Electronic Communications

  • Electronic Communications Lab

  • Motors and Transformers

  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics

  • Motor Controls

  • Programmable Logic Controllers

  • Advanced Programmable Logice Controllers

  • Certification Preparation

  • Electrical Blueprint Reading

  • Principles of Robotic Systems

 

General Education Requirements

  • English Composition I

  • Intermediate College Algebra

  • Network Communications

  • Microcomputer Applications

  • Fundamentals of Oral Communications

  • Humanities/Fine Arts

  • History, Social/Behavioral Sciences

  • Orientation

    Total Credit Hours - 73

 
 

Estimated Salary

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-2015, the median hourly earnings of electronic repairers of commercial and industrial equipment were $24.63 in 2012.

 

Job Opportunities

Employment of electronics repairers of commercial and industrial equipment is expected to grow by 1 percent through 2022.  Job opportunities may very depending on the area of specialization.

 

Program Features

  •    Over 30 computer workstations with state-of-the-art simulation software

  •    Computer aided instruction for basic courses

  •    Excellent placement rates

  •    Hands-on lab classes in advanced courses

  •    Labs equipped with state-of-the-art equipment

  •    Our graduates work for a variety of interesting companies

Instructors


Allen Teel
(334) 493-5388

Tony Newton
(334) 493-5348  

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.