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electronics technology

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Electronics Technology?"

Why Major in Electronics Technology?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Technology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Research, prepare and present both oral and written reports on technical or management subjects related to his/her area of specialization.
  • Identify, analyze and solve technical or management problems related to his/her field of specialization.
  • Function effectively as a participating member of a work group to accomplish a particular goal.
  • Demonstrate desirable work habits and professional and conscientious attitudes in his/her particular areas of instruction through participation in professional activities and organizations, and leadership activities both in and out of the classroom.
  • Demonstrate a mastery of skill beyond the entry level related to one or more areas of technical, management or marketing specialities in the major area of study.
  • Demonstrate technical and general knowledge required in occupational work areas related to the major field of study.

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Appliance Service TechnicianGeneral Maintenance Mechanics
AssemblerGrip – Theatrical
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Audio and Video Recording Technician Industrial Designers
Audio EngineeringIndustrial Electricians
Audio Visual Specialist Lift Electrician
Audiovisual TechnicianLighting Technician
AV TechAvionics TechnicianLine and Cable Workers
Body Wirer Line Installers and Cable Splicers
Broadcast TechnicianLocomotive Repairer
Cable Engineer Maintenance and Repair Workers
Cable Television Technician Maintenance Electricians
Camera Repairer Mechanic Installers and Repairers
Central Office Equipment Engineer Mechanical Door Repairers
Certified Electronics Technician Medical Equipment Repairers
Commercial and Industrial Electronic EquipmentRepairer Meter Readers
Commercial Engineer Microwave Supervisor
Communication Equipment Mechanic Communications Equipment OperatorNetwork Specialist
Computer and Office Machine Repairer Outside Plant Engineer
Computer Hardware Engineer Photonics Technicians
Computer Service Technician Planning Engineer
Computerized Environmental Control Installer Power Engineer
Controlled Repairer Power Generation Engineer
Controls Engineer Power Plant Operators
Customer Equipment Engineer Power System Electricians
Electrical and Electronics EngineerPower System Operator
Electrical InstallerRadar and Sonar Operators
Electrical Powerhouse Radio Mechanics
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Electrical Repairer Radio Technician
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Electronics Manufacturing SupervisorTelecommunications Installation and Repair
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Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

IEEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers)
Engineering Central
Electronics Engineer

Affiliated Organizations

Electronic & Electrical Equipment Industry
Electronics Manufacturing Guide
IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission
InfoComm Audio Visual Communication Technology News
The Advanced Television Systems Committee
Association for Computing Machinery
Electrical Generating Systems Association
The Eletronics Technicians Association
Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.
International Society of Certified Electronic Technicians
Employers of Architects & Engineers

Four-Year Academic Plan

Electronics Technology: B.S. Degree: Area 1: Electrical/Electronic Communication Technology
Electronics Technology: B.S. Degree: Area 2: Computer/Networking


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator