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Electronics Technology Minor

Master electronic systems inside and out with a minor in Electronics Technology from the University of Central Missouri. With this minor, you can gain practical, hands-on knowledge of analog and digital circuits, computing systems and more.

Tailor your minor to your future career by choosing between two focus areas: 

  • Electronics will give you mastery of all types of circuitry.
  • Computer Systems and Networking offers opportunities to learn how to design, build and maintain large-scale computing networks. 

Add an Electronics Technology minor to your UCM degree

This minor is the perfect supplement to majors in Engineering Technology, Information Technology and more. With this minor on your resume, you demonstrate to employers that you understand the practical applications of your major.

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What you will study

When you declare the Electronics Technology minor at UCM, you’ll have the opportunity to choose between two primary areas of focus: Electronics and Computer Systems and Networking.


Students who choose the Electronics area of focus will master concepts such as analog and digital electronics, signals and systems, embedded systems and sensors. You’ll gain practical, marketable skills in designing and maintaining advanced electrical systems.

Computer systems and networks

Selecting this area of focus will put you on the path to developing detailed knowledge of how computing systems work and how to build them. Develop skills that are in high demand in today’s digitally driven world.


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  • A Best Value College for Engineering Technology (College Factual, 2022)


Unique learning opportunities in electronics technology

A minor in Electronics Technology from the University of Central Missouri gives you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge with practical skills that go to the heart of your broader major. Thanks to hands-on learning with expert staff, this minor can make your degree go further: 

  • Internships: All undergraduate students in the School of Industrial Sciences and Technology complete internships. This guarantees that you’ll gain real-world skills, career experience and a deeper understanding of how electronics technologies are used in industry.
  • Up-to-date labs: Practice your skills in on-campus labs equipped with the latest technology. UCM’s engineering technology labs give you the opportunity to enhance your learning and guarantee that you can enter the job market with concrete work experience.
  • Don’t take extra courses: Depending on your major, you may not need to take many additional courses to earn this minor. Take courses or electives that already align with your major and count them toward your minor as well.


What can you do with a minor in Electronics Technology from UCM?

Use your Electronics Technology minor to make your in-demand major in Engineering Technology or Information Technology even more appealing to employers.

Graduates with an Electronics focus can find job opportunities in designing and building a diverse range of electronic systems. Those with a Computer Systems focus graduate equipped to meet the growing needs of employers who depend on computing systems for their businesses. 

Explore the careers available with an Electronics Technology minor

Use the interactive tool below to explore career possibilities and outcomes for graduates who have an Electronics Technology minor.




Financial assistance options for your Electronics Technology minor

The University of Central Missouri has a track record of providing students with affordable educations — 94% of our undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid, and we’re recognized by LendEDU as a top-ranked university for low student debt. 

Explore ways to finance your education by getting in touch with a financial aid counselor who can help you navigate the available options. In addition to financial aid, we also offer many scholarships, including some targeted toward specific courses of study. Use UCM’s Scholarship Finder to find the right one for you.



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