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School of Technology

Grinstead Building, Room 009
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4439
Fax: 660.543.4578
Email: Dr. Doug Koch


Student Outcomes


The Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Electronics Technology is designed to prepare students for employment as Electronic Technologists. Typical entry-level jobs involve (but are NOT limited to) the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems. More specifically, the graduates of this program will:

OUTCOME 1: Exhibit the technical/managerial skills and knowledge of electronics professionals.

Component 1: Mathematics, Science, and Physics.

  1. Graduates will be able to apply mathematical and scientific principles to solve problems in the electronics field.
  2. Graduates will be able to apply principles of physics and mathematics to solve specific electrical problems in electronic components, circuits, systems, and software applications.

Component 2: Technical Proficiency.

  1. Graduates will be able to demonstrate a level of proficiency beyond the entry level related to one or more areas of their selected specialization.
  2. Graduates will demonstrate technical and general knowledge required in occupational work areas related to the specific field of study.

Component 3: Management.

  1. Graduates will be able to function effectively in a team environment.
  2. Graduates will be able to identify, analyze, and solve technical and management problems related to their field of electronics specialization.
  3. Graduates will be able to research, prepare, and present both oral and written reports on a technical or management subject related to their area of specialization.

Component 4: Computer Applications/Automation and Test Equipment.

  1. Graduates will be able to use the computer proficiently to develop written reports, computerized presentations, and conduct research.
  2. Graduates will be able to select and use the proper type electronics test equipment to test, measure, troubleshoot, and analyze a variety of electronics circuits.
  3. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge and skill writing code for circuit operation and/or to solve software errors.
  4. Graduates will be able to design, build, and analyze circuits using CAD programs.

OUTCOME 2: Communicate effectively.

  1. Graduates will be able to articulate problems and proposed solutions orally and in writing.
  2. Graduates will be able to listen effectively.
  3. Graduates will be able to interpret and convey technical information.
  4. Graduates will be able to use the computer effectively in communications, presentations and to generate graphics, charts, reports and other visual support material.
  5. Graduates will be able to use appropriate interpersonal communication techniques.

OUTCOME 3: Utilize systematic problem solving and critical thinking strategies.

  1. Graduates will solve electronics problems independently and as a team member.
  2. Graduates will analyze and question electronics equipment/circuit situations and problems.
  3. Graduates will observe and document existing methods and procedures.
  4. Graduates will use critical thinking to reason and anticipate results.
  5. Graduates will know and use problem-solving techniques.

OUTCOME 4: Exhibit a global awareness.

  1. Graduates will have a concern for the global environment.
  2. Graduates will be sensitive to human and cultural diversity.

OUTCOME 5: Reflect professionalism, valuing and ethics in decision making.

  1. Graduates will know and utilize effective leadership and supervisory traits.
  2. Graduates will set appropriate goals and plan their realization.
  3. Graduates will recognize and reflect ethical action and conduct.
  4. Graduates will identify potentially compromising situations.
  5. Graduates will abide by appropriate laws, regulations and standards.