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Engineering & Electronics

Engineering & Electronics

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Broadband Cable Installer (C)

5 Credits Location: Appleton

This program will prepare you for a career installing residential and commercial cable-based telecommunication services. You’ll learn both aerial and underground installation. Hands-on instruction allows you to practice installing cables to residential dwellings, and you’ll learn how to deal with electrical hazards according to OSHA standards. With the tremendous growth in broadband use, individuals with these skills are in demand.

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Computer Rendering & Animation (C)

7 Credits Location: Appleton

With computer rendering and animation skills, you can create video games and movie animations. Or you could use your skills to create animation for mechanical assemblies, building interiors, crime scene reenactments and accident reconstructions. You’ll learn AutoCAD, 3D modeling and materials, 3D rendering, special effects, character movement and particle systems.

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Electrical Engineering Technology (AAS)

70 Credits Location: Appleton

Employers want well-prepared electrical engineering technologists willing and able to take on more responsibility, which allows engineers to function at higher levels and engineering teams to work more efficiently. In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to contribute to the team. Your training will include work on electronic circuits that are stand-alone building blocks, as well as embedded controls in products, machines or processes. You will have a variety of potential career paths including product development, manufacturing, testing, quality control, installation, sales, distribution, field service, maintenance and research.

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Electronic Engineering Technology (AAS) New

64 Credits Location: Appleton

This broad-based degree program will prepare you for many in-demand, high-paying career fields like product development, testing, service, maintenance or engineering support. You will develop the skills you need to design, develop, test and manufacture electrical and electronic equipment such as communication equipment, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment and computers. Your training will also include safety standards and important workplace practices. You’ll learn in a flexible, hands-on environment that features the latest equipment and software.

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Electronics Manufacturing (C) New

14 Credits Location: Appleton

Prepare for a great career in circuit board assembly or design with this certificate program. You’ll be job ready to use, program and troubleshoot equipment used in the manufacturing of printed circuit boards. Learn about digital electronics, circuit board assembly, programming and testing. These specialized skills will set you apart in the job market.

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Electronics Principles (C)

15 Credits Location: Appleton

A solid electronics foundation is necessary to be successful in a variety of electronics-related careers and degree programs, and this certificate will give you the knowledge and skills you need. Through a mix of classroom and lab experiences, you’ll learn about circuit analysis, DC and AC circuits, digital electronics and more. This flexible program will give you a great start on your career in electronics.

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Electronics, Biomedical (C)

9 Credits Location: Appleton

If you have a background in electronics or electrical engineering, this is an opportunity to enhance your skills in the high-demand biomedical electronics field. Your training will prepare you to advise and assist hospital staff with the safe operation of technical equipment. There are great career opportunities for technicians with these specialized skills.

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Electronics, Practical Fundamental (C)

8 Credits Location: Appleton

If you want a strong foundation in fundamental electronics, this certificate program could be a good choice for you. You’ll learn the practical concepts of electronics, and will study components, circuit theory and circuit assembly. You’ll also learn how to operate test equipment used for powering and analyzing circuitry. Your training covers basic DC and AC, solid state and digital circuits. This hands-on program allows you to practice what you learn in the lab.

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Intelligent Interface Design & SCADA (C)

9 Credits Location: Appleton

If you want to learn how to design, prototype and implement operator interfaces for industry, this is the program for you. You’ll learn about the intelligent layout of the touch screen, and explore proven concepts in screen layout, user feedback and error handling. You’ll also get hands-on experience with several software packages that are standards in the industry.

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Low Voltage Data Communications (C) New

13 Credits Location: Appleton

This certificate will help you focus your engineering technology career in low voltage data communications fields such as fiber cable applications or building and residential security systems. You’ll learn about construction processes, system installation, maintenance and troubleshooting. You will gain the knowledge and experience to be a skilled technician.

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Telecommunications Field Service (C)

13 Credits Location: Appleton

Gain the skills to become a telecommunications field service technician in the cable and telephone industry. Learn how to install and troubleshoot telecommunication services provided to home consumers. Such services include cable and high definition television, internet access and telephone. You’ll also get hands-on training with electronic circuits and systems using a variety of tools.

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Telecommunications, Advanced (C)

9 Credits Location: Appleton

Ready to go to the next level in the telecommunications field? This certificate covers fiber optics, communication signals, telephone and data networking, telephone systems, and voice, data, and RF signal analysis. You’ll learn various cabling methods, proper cable termination and testing. Gain more in-depth knowledge of various telecommunication signals and transmission methods.

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Types of Offerings



AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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