Catalog: PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Industrial Electronics Technology (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Code: 981
Not designed as a Transfer Program


Purpose: This degree is designed for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing, Electronics, Mechanical Design and related fields. This is a G3 program.  Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.  

Occupational Objective: Career development for individuals seeking positions such as electronics technician, consumer product technician, industrial electronics technician, field service technician, communications technician, mechatronics technician, or engineering technician.

Transfer Requirements: PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria. This program has an articulation agreement to Engineering Technology at Old Dominion University. Please see the agreements below to check transfer requirements as they differ from the normal degree requirements.

Graduation Requirements: Students entering the Industrial Electronics Technology associate degree program are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC) in order to graduate. The WIC for this program is ELE 239 which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and co-requisite ENG 112. Students who are awarded transfer credit for this course from another institution may fulfill the WIC requirement for this degree program by completing another WIC.

Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.

Required Courses

Course NameCreditsTerm TakenGrade
SDV 100 - College Success Skills Credits: 1
SAF 130 - Industrial Safety-OSHA 10 Credits: 1
ENG 111 - College Composition I Credits: 3
ENG 112 - College Composition II Credits: 3
ETR 113 - DC and AC Fundamentals I Credits: 4
CAD 151 - Engineering Drawing Fundamentals I Credits: 3
ETR 156 - Digital Circuits and Microprocessor Fundamentals Credits: 4
MEC 155 - Mechanisms Credits: 3
MEC 161 - Basic Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics/Pneumatics Credits: 3
ETR 114 - DC and AC Fundamentals II Credits: 4
ETR 140 - Introduction to Mechatronics Credits: 3
ETR 237 - Industrial Electronics I Credits: 3
ETR 238 - Industrial Electronics II Credits: 3
ETR 243 - Digital, Analog, and Data Communication Systems I Credits: 4
ELE 239 - Programmable Controllers Credits: 3
MTH 131 - Technical Mathematics Credits: 3
IND 250 - Introduction to Basic Computer Integrated Manufacturing Credits: 3
IND 251 - Automated Manufacturing Systems I Credits: 3
IND 113 - Materials and Processes in Manufacturing I Credits: 3
ETR 290 - Internship in Electronics Credits: 3
___ ___ - Humanities Elective Credits: 3
___ ___ - Social Science Elective Credits: 3

Total minimum credits: 66

Students may substitute a higher-level math course in place of MTH 131.

A list of courses that fulfills the requirements for Humanities and Social Science Electives can be found on the Transfer Course Electives page. Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the Humanities Elective requirement for this degree program.