Electronics Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Concentration: General Electronics

(71 credits)

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 71 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, IV, V, and VI; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition4
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Select one from the following: 3
Introduction to Psychology3
Introductory Sociology3
Area V: Humanities
Select one from the following:
Perspectives on Literature3
Perspectives on Film3
Introduction to Creative Writing3
Literature and Culture3
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe3
Making History3
Global History to 15003
Global History Since 15003
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History3
East Asia to 16003
East Asia since 16003
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 18003
Philosophy, Law and Ethics3
The Art of Wondering3
Philosophy of Music3
The Quest for God3
Introduction to Philosophy3
Informal Logic3
Ethics3
Or any other approved New Mexico General Education Requirements Area V courses listed in the current NMSU Catalog.
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Select one from the following:
Orientation in Art3
Visual Concepts3
Introduction to Art History I3
Introduction to Art History II3
Dance Appreciation3
An Introduction to Music3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures3
The World of Theatre3
Or any other approved New Mexico General Education Requirements Area VI courses listed in the current NMSU Catalog.
General Education Elective
Select one from the following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Core Requirements
Select one from the following:4
Trigonometry and Precalculus 44
Mathematics for Electronics 54
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements 6
ELT 110Electronics I4
ELT 135Electronics II4
ELT 155Electronics CAD and PCB Design3
ELT 160Digital Electronics I4
ELT 175Soldering Practices3
ELT 205Semiconductor Devices4
ELT 225Computer Applications for Technicians3
ELT 240Introduction to Photonics4
ELT 250Electronics Systems Analysis2
ELT 260Instrumentation Control and Signal Conditioning4
OETS 102Career Readiness Certification Preparation1
Concentration Coursework
ELT 215Microprocessor Applications I4
ELT 220Electronic Communication Systems4
ELT 230Microprocessor Applications II4
ELT 235Digital Electronics II3
Total Credits71

Concentration: Biomedical Electronics

(70 credits)

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 70 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, IV, V, and VI; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition4
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Select one from the following: 3
Introduction to Psychology3
Introductory Sociology3
Area V: Humanities
Select one from the following:
Perspectives on Literature3
Perspectives on Film3
Introduction to Creative Writing3
Literature and Culture3
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe3
Making History3
Global History to 15003
Global History Since 15003
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History3
East Asia to 16003
East Asia since 16003
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 18003
Philosophy, Law and Ethics3
The Art of Wondering3
Philosophy of Music3
The Quest for God3
Introduction to Philosophy3
Informal Logic3
Ethics3
Or any other approved New Mexico General Education Requirements Area V courses listed in the current NMSU Catalog.
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Select one from the following:
Orientation in Art3
Visual Concepts3
Introduction to Art History I3
Introduction to Art History II3
Dance Appreciation3
An Introduction to Music3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures3
The World of Theatre3
Or any other approved New Mexico General Education Requirements Area VI courses listed in the current NMSU Catalog.
General Education Elective
Select one from the following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Core Requirements
Select one from the following:4
Trigonometry and Precalculus 44
Mathematics for Electronics 54
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements 6
ELT 110Electronics I4
ELT 135Electronics II4
ELT 155Electronics CAD and PCB Design3
ELT 160Digital Electronics I4
ELT 175Soldering Practices3
ELT 205Semiconductor Devices4
ELT 225Computer Applications for Technicians3
ELT 240Introduction to Photonics4
ELT 250Electronics Systems Analysis2
ELT 260Instrumentation Control and Signal Conditioning4
OETS 102Career Readiness Certification Preparation1
Concentration Coursework
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
AHS 202Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care3
BIOL 154Introductory Anatomy and Physiology4
ELT 270Biomedical Equipment Instrumentation4
Total Credits70