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  Wilmington, MA Campus
Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology
Bachelor of Science Degree

Objectives
The purpose of this program is to help graduates prepare for career opportunities in a variety of entry-level positions in various fields involving electronics engineering technology, including communication systems. Courses in this program offer an expansive foundation in electronic circuitry and communications engineering technology through the study of subjects such as circuit analysis, circuit design, data and network communications, digital communications in the presence of noise, calculus and additional general education coursework.

Career Opportunities
Graduates of this program may begin to pursue career opportunities in a variety of entry-level positions, such as electronics engineering technologist, electronics engineering assistant, engineering sales/service representative, computer systems technologist, industrial systems technologist, technical consultant, telecommunications technician, communication systems installer, field service representative, engineering technician or research technician. Among the types of work environments that may use the services of graduates with the skills addressed in this program are: data and telecommunications service providers, TV and satellite services organizations, computer network sales and services organizations, entertainment industries, transportation companies, communications R&D facilities, product development departments, research and development groups, quality engineering departments, field service offices and maintenance departments.

Graduates who have difficulty distinguishing colors may not be able to perform the essential functions of various positions involving electronics and communications engineering technology.

Admission Requirements
Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to Admission Requirements and Procedures.

School Equipment
Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughout the program: standard electronics test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, signal generators and spectrum analyzers, cabling tools and test instruments and circuit and system simulation software. Refer to Student Equipment in the Online Course Information section of this catalog for information relating to the student equipment requirements for the distance education courses that are taught online over the Internet.

Class Size
Classes generally range in size from 15 to 30 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.

Program Outline
The Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology requires the completion of 180 credit hours within the following five areas of study:

Technical Basic CoursesTotal Credit Hours8
Required Core CoursesTotal Credit Hours92
Elective CoursesTotal Credit Hours16
Required General Education CoursesTotal Credit Hours48
Elective General Education CoursesTotal Credit Hours16
Program Total180

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Course
Number
Course Credit
Hours
This course is eligible for the President's Scholarship. Refer to the Institutional Scholarships section of this catalog for further information.

NOTE: The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog. The school may, at any time in its discretion, vary the offering and/or sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.

To view a list of the course descriptions, please click here.
Course
Number
Course Credit
Hours
Number
of Weeks

aCourse number prefixes indicate the general discipline areas.

This course is eligible for the President's Scholarship. Refer to the Institutional Scholarships section of this catalog for further information.

NOTE: The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog. The school may, at any time in its discretion, vary the offering and/or sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.

P This course is eligible for The President's Scholarship. Refer to the Institutional Scholarships section of the catalog for further information.

 
  
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