2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology: Network Electronics, AAS [ETNETWEAAS, 63 Total Credits]

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The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Engineering Technology - Network Electronics prepares students with the necessary skills required by today’s high-tech, high-wage networking/electronics industry. Instruction includes networking and electronic topics such as IP network configuration and maintenance, electronics and digital circuits, and interfacing sensors and control devices to networks and electronic systems.  This two-year program provides the students with the methods and procedures used by technicians in the networked electronics industry. Instruction depends on significant hands-on exercises in a state-of-the-art environment.


Within a few years of graduation: Graduates from CSN’s Network Electronics Engineering Technology Program will demonstrate the ability to apply technical, managerial, design and application skills necessary to install, manage, operate, and maintain networked electronics systems. Graduates will have effective technical communication skills necessary to function on professional teams. Graduates are prepared to enter the working force with professional work ethics, with the commitment to lifelong learning, quality and continuous improvement through the clear ability to assume increasing levels of responsibility in both industry and community.


Accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.


Academic Map: AAS - Engineering Technology: Network Electronics 21-22  


Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Construct, test, and verify the operation of various analog, digital, microprocessor, sensors, and device control circuits using electronics/networking laboratory test equipment.
  2. Solve problems with simple networks and connected devices such as PCs, routers and switches networking devices such as routers.
  3. Explain the signaling and system structure of the various types of networks, such as cell phone and IP based systems.
  4. Analyze, assemble, and test operation of basic analog electronic circuits, digital, and microprocessor circuits that would be key parts of an interface for sensors and device control circuits over networks.
  5. Demonstrate commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement, while showing an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
  6. Support positive work ethics, respect for diversity, and interpersonal skills in a group environment and deliver written and oral reports on projects.

General Education Requirements (27 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Recommended: ET 111B.

  • or   or above
  • REMINDER: If a student does not place into the correct college-level MATH course, they are required to complete a preparatory or prerequisite course(s) or attempt to gain a higher score on the MATH placement exam. Such preparatory or prerequisite courses are not part of the degree, may delay degree completion, and will cause the student to complete more credits then the total listed on this degree.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Communications (3 Credits)

Strongly Recommended: COM 115.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)

Special Program Requirements (36 Credits)

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