Applied Electronics & Computer Technology
~ Associates in Applied Science Degree ~
~ PROGRAM DESCRIPTION ~
The Applied Electronics and Computer Technology (AECT) program at KVCC prepares students with the technical knowledge and needed skills for careers in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and support of electronic equipment, communication systems, computers, computer networks, and mobile devices.
The AECT program provides fundamental to advanced skills training in analog and digital circuits, programming microcontrollers, electronic communication systems, computers, and computer networks. The program emphasizes hands-on learning using the latest training equipment, innovative teaching techniques, and highly trained faculty members.
~ PROGRAM MISSION ~
Recognizing the need for lifelong learning, the Applied Electronics and Computer Technology program assists students at various stages of life to achieve their personal and professional goals.
The AECT program strives to maintain high academic standards for teaching and learning through a continuous process of self-evaluation. Students are exposed to a learning environment which is safe and supportive of student growth and achievement.
~ EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES ~
Upon Successful Completion of the AECT program, each graduate will be expected to:
- Practice the technical skills of the electronics, electronic communications, and computer profession in a conscientious, responsible and accountable manner, while recognizing the need of continuing education to expand upon their technical knowledge and skills.
- Communicate effectively and posses the interpersonal skills necessary for success in an information based society.
- Utilize critical thinking skills and problem solving techniques to provide solutions for today’s electronics, electronic communications, and computer technology challenges.