Engineering Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Electronics

Locations:

Benton Harbor High School

Career Opportunities Include:
 

  • Electronic Equipment Repair 
  • Electronics Assembler
  • Home Technology Integration Installer/Maintainer
  • Industrial Electronics Technician
  • Residential/Industrial Electrician
  • Robotics Technician

GRADES: 11-12

*This course may be available for college credit through Lake Michigan College.

Class Description

The Electronics/Electrical Technologies Program provides students with training in the principles of electricity/electronics with emphasis in the following areas: *DC Electronics, *AC Electronics, Residential Wiring, Industrial Electronics, Home Technology Integration (HTI). The Niles program includes Robotics, while the Benton Harbor program includes an introduction to A+ certification.

*This course may be available for college credit through Lake Michigan College.

Content Areas
 

  • Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Values and Components
  • Mathematics for Electronics
  • Basic Electricity
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Test Equipment
  • Soldering
  • Robotics
  • Industrial Control
  • Electrical Symbols and Line Diagrams
  • Home Technology Integration and Cabling
  • Residential Wiring and the National Electric Code

Career Outlook

The Electrical Systems Technician may work in a wide variety of positions including: Residential or Industrial Electrician, Industrial Electronics, Home Technology Installer/Maintainer, Communications Systems Installer/Maintainer and Robotics Technician.

The median annual wage of electrical and electronics installers and repairers was $49,170 in 2010.

Source: United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012-13 Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://bls.gov/ooh