Electronics Technology (General Electronics) - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(65 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required ELT courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 65 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
Composition I4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Select one from the following: 3
Introduction to Psychology3
Introduction to Sociology3
Area V: Humanities
Select one from the following:
Introduction to Literature3
Introduction to Creative Writing3
Film as Literature3
World Literature I3
Making History3
United States History I3
United States History II3
World History I3
World History II3
Western Civilization I3
Western Civilization II3
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 18003
East Asia to 16003
East Asia since 16003
Introduction to Philosophy3
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking3
Quest for God3
Philosophy, Law, and Ethics3
Philosophy of Music3
Introduction to Ethics3
Philosophical Thought3
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
History of Art I3
History of Art II3
Dance Appreciation3
Music Appreciation: Jazz3
Music Appreciation: Western Music3
Introduction to 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
Professional & Technical Communication3
Introduction to Communication3
Public Speaking3
Core Requirements
Select one from the following:4
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 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
OETS 102Career Readiness Certification Preparation1
Concentration Coursework
ELT 215Microprocessor Applications I4
ELT 220Electronic Communication Systems4
ELT 235Digital Electronics II3
ELT 260Instrumentation Control and Signal Conditioning4
Total Credits65

(65 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required ELT courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 65 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.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
FALL  
Choose one from the following: 4
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 2  
Mathematics for Electronics 1, 2  
ELT 110 Electronics I 4
ELT 155 Electronics CAD and PCB Design 3
ELT 175 Soldering Practices 3
ELT 225 Computer Applications for Technicians 3
 Credits17
Semester 2
SPRING  
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Communication  
Public Speaking  
Professional & Technical Communication  
ELT 135 Electronics II 4
ELT 160 Digital Electronics I 4
 Credits15
Semester 3
SUMMER  
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Introduction to Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
 
Area V: Humanities - Choose one from the following (or any other approved Area V course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog): 3
Introduction to Literature  
Introduction to Creative Writing  
Film as Literature  
World Literature I  
Making History  
United States History I  
United States History II  
World History I  
World History II  
Western Civilization I  
Western Civilization II  
Islamic Civilizations to 1800  
Islamic Civilizations since 1800  
East Asia to 1600  
East Asia since 1600  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking  
Quest for God  
Philosophy, Law, and Ethics  
Philosophy of Music  
Introduction to Ethics  
Philosophical Thought  
 Credits6
Semester 4
FALL  
ELT 205 Semiconductor Devices 4
ELT 215 Microprocessor Applications I 4
ELT 220 Electronic Communication Systems 4
ELT 235 Digital Electronics II 3
OETS 102 Career Readiness Certification Preparation 1
 Credits16
Semester 5
SPRING  
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts - Choose one from the following (or any other approved Area VI course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog): 3
Orientation in Art  
History of Art I  
History of Art II  
Visual Concepts  
Dance Appreciation  
Music Appreciation: Jazz  
Music Appreciation: Western Music  
Introduction to Theatre  
ELT 240 Introduction to Photonics 4
ELT 260 Instrumentation Control and Signal Conditioning 4
 Credits11
 Total Credits65