About this course
The Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Technology program at Fountainhead College of Technology is a comprehensive training program in electronic technology. It provides 68 semester credit hours of instruction, 22 of which are devoted to laboratory work. Classes average 22.5 hours of instruction per week. Computer-based training is used to enhance learning. Day classes meet 20 hours per week for four semesters (60 weeks) of instruction. Evening classes meet 16 hours per week for four semesters (60 weeks or 16-months).
Fountainhead has been teaching electronics for over 60 years and is well known as a leader in electronics education. The Electronics Technology program prepares students for the needs and demands of business and industry in today's world. Students learn the basics of electronics, troubleshooting and repair skills they need to keep up with rapid changes in technology. Students learn mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, thermal and optical devices and systems, as well as circuit and system analysis. Students also take courses that cover electronic circuitry, solid state, wireless and biomedical technologies, as well as digital devices and controller programming.