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Electronics and Computer Technology

Electronics and Computer Technology

The Electronics and Computer Technology Program provides knowledge of emerging technologies and the hands-on skills to analyze, trouble shoot, install, configure and maintain electronic and computer systems and related equipment. Includes an introduction to electronics, AC/DC circuits and Ohm's law, digital and semiconductor devices and circuits, microprocessors, CAD, fiber optics, wireless applications, and fast track A+ certification.

The Electronics and Computer Technology curriculum prepares students for employment as members of an engineering team, as electronic engineering technicians, research engineering technicians, technical sales representatives, technical writers and customer service representatives.

Students may enroll in ELT 101 and declare a major in Electronics and Computer Technology during the first semester. Those who have had previous college, work or military experience in electronics should contact the chairperson before declaring a major.

For information about the program, contact the department chair Majid Ghadiri at 847.376.7699 (

Designed for anyone seeking a better understanding of routine maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of industrial and commercial equipment.

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September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 25
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 25.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

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