- Associates of Applied Science (AAS) – Electrical & Electronics Technology
- Certificate – Electrical & Electronics Technology – Entry Level
- Certificate – Electrical & Electronics Technology – Advanced Level
- Certificate – Electrical & Electronics Technology – Advanced Level Technology
See the most recent college catalog for additional information and course descriptions.
The Electrical and Electronics Technology Program at Galveston College is designed to provide hands-on training on the same equipment used by business and Industry. In addition, this program is designed to provide the students with the necessary skills required to be proficient in industrial systems, industrial building/maintenance technology, and facility and equipment maintenance. Students will have the opportunity to learn various industrial maintenance processes that will provide the basic preparation for entry-level jobs in the fields of Electrical/Electronics and Instrumentation.
- Demonstrate safe practices and procedures related to electricity, electronics, and electro-mechanical systems, equipment, hardware, and software.
- Use oral, written, interpersonal, and teamwork skills to effectively interact with customers, employers, coworkers, and others.
- Apply critical thinking skills and problem solving skills
- Use computer-aided design technology to perform electronic circuit design, simulation, and analysis
- Use basic test equipment to construct, analyze, and troubleshoot electrical and electronic components, circuits, and systems
- Demonstrate competency working with various sensors, servomechanisms, programmable logic controllers, industrial networks, microprocessor and PC-based systems, I/O cards, DC and AC drives, robotics, and vision systems.
- Demonstrate the ability to select, obtain and use current technical application information and equipment, systems, subsystems and components
- Construct, troubleshoot, and repair electrical, electronic, and electro-mechanical systems
- Install, configure, calibrate, test, and troubleshoot automated electro-mechanical systems and related equipment, hardware and software
The new Instrumentation track, prepares students in one semester for entry-level positions as instrumentation helper. The program lays a foundation for students who later plan a career as instrumentation technicians. Students may earn NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) credentials.
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Through a simple keyword search, you can learn about the employment prospects of differing careers. The real-time information is customized to the College’s geographic region and includes detailed wage estimates and up-to-date job postings associated with any career. Users are directed to the College’s programs when searching for specific jobs.
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Financial aid is available to help eligible part-time and full-time students pay for college. It can be a combination of grants, loans and work-study.
In addition to federal and state aid, scholarships are a great way to help with the cost of your education. To learn more about the types of scholarships and deadlines.