2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]
The Electronics, Manufacturing and Photonics programs are undergoing redesign and integration for the fall 2012 catalog. Students entering for the fall 2011 term should maintain regular contact with the Applied Technologies School Advisor regarding migration into the new program at (505) 224-3185.
School of Applied Technologies
Program information is available from the School of Applied Technologies Office at (505) 224-3340 or from Academic Advisement and Career Development at (505) 224-4321.
The Electronics Technology program provides students with a broad base of skills in analog and digital electronics with electromechanical and computer applications. Laboratory exercises provide students with hands-on experiences throughout the entire program. In addition to the fundamental skills developed in the certificate program, the degree program is designed to provide students with exposure to emerging and current technologies in the fourth and fifth terms. Many of the courses in the Electronics Technology program develop the skills sets that are verified by industry certifications as specified by the Electronics Technicians Association and other vendors. Students completing the Associate degree in Electronics Technology will also be eligible to sit for the Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD) exam at no charge.
Students must have normal color differentiation to work with colored wiring and components.
Career and Educational Opportunities
Electronics Technology is one of the most rapidly changing technical fields in America today. Graduates will be eligible for entry-level technical positions in a wide range of disciplines utilizing digital, electromechanical and semiconductor devices.
Exit competencies (see Program Exit Competencies ) for this program of study are available at cnm.edu/exitcomp.
For the graduation policy refer to the Moving On section, cnm.edu or the Students tab in my CNM.