What is Electronics Engineering Technology?

The field of Technology is expansive field with a countless opportunities to explore. From Information Technology, to Mechatronics, Orion’s EET program can help teach the foundational skills and knowledge while allowing you to explore a variety of subfields in Tech. Additionally, graduates of the Associate Degree program have the option to attend the Bachelors of Science in Mechatronics. If you haven’t, be sure to check out our new EET lab in the Quad Cities!

What course work is involved in the EET and Mechatronics programs?

Associate of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology Recommended Degree Plan

Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Electronics Recommended Degree Plan

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Electronics Engineering Technology
Program and Training serving the Quad Cities (Davenport, Moline, Rock Island, Bettendorf) and surrounding communities.

Program available in remote learning.

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The field of electronics is expanding in many areas. At Orion Tech, you will learn the theory behind electronics and then apply that theory in the laboratory. Our facilities include the tools and equipment necessary to be a success in the exciting field of electronics.

    • Monday – Thursday School Week
    • Day classes 8:20 a.m. to 1:10 p.m.
    • Evening classes 5:50 p.m. to 10:40 p.m.
    • Hands-on training
    • Six semester Associate of Science Degree Program (2 years to earn an Associates Degree)*
    • Two additional semesters (30 weeks) after Associate of Science to complete the Bachelor of Science Degree Program*
    • Industry standard Training Equipment
    • Courses Related to Employment Field
    • Curriculum Developed for Industry
    • Access to Career Services
    • Financial Aid Available to those who qualify

    This program is designed for the entry-level student who has not yet had any experience with electronics. This program provides you with the fundamentals of most phases of electronics used in industry and prepares the individual to gain further on-the-job training under the supervision of more experienced technicians in a specific field of electronics.

    *with no interruption in training


    Associate of Science Degree

    • 1st – Semester – Mathematics, Communication, Humanities
    • 2nd – Semester – Basic Electricity & Electronics
    • 3rd Semester – Communications Electronics
    • 4th Semester – Computer Fundamentals
    • 5th Semester – Digital Electronics
    • 6th Semester – Industrial Electronics

    Bachelor of Science Degree (Two Additional Semesters over the Associate)

    • 7th Semester – Communication, Management, Culture
    • 8th Semester – Advanced Industrial Electronics

    What kind of job might you get when you have successfully completed the Electronics program?

    A graduate of the Electronics Program will have a variety of job possibilities open to him or her. Examples of career-related jobs include, but are not limited to:

    • Electronics Systems Technician
    • Robotics Technician
    • Production Test Technician
    • Bio-Medical Technician
    • Computer Technician
    • Communications Technician
    • Calibration Technician
    • Technical Sales Representative
    • Electronics Troubleshooter
    • Technical Associate
    • Research Associate
    • Electronics Systems Sales