Electronic Technology Diploma

Academic Programs

Career Path

Industrial Technology

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Degree, Certificate or Diploma


Council Bluffs Campus

Program Information

The Electrical Technology Diploma Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Students who complete this diploma will have earned an Industrial Technology certificate by completion. Students who complete this diploma also will earn credit toward completion of the Electronic Engineering Technology, A.A.S. degree. 

What will you do

The Electronic Technology Diploma program of study prepares student to be employed as technicians in the fields of electrical maintenance, installation and repair. The program was developed especially for industry and is valuable in the development, installation and maintenance of complex industrial processes as well as their electronic, controller and computer devices. Graduates of this program are awarded a diploma.


  • Average: $29.24
  • Entry: $23.38
  • Experienced: $35.32

First Semester

ELT 215 - Motors and Controls 2.0 Credit(s)
ELT 196 - Circuit Analysis I 5.0 Credit(s)
IND 109 - Equipment Safety and Operation 3.0 Credit(s)
IND 197 - Industrial Engineering Technology Orientation 3.0 Credit(s)
MAT 743 - Technical Math 1 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 16.0 Credits

Second Semester

ELT 250 - Programmable Logic Controllers 3.0 Credit(s)
ELT 251 - Programmable Logic Controllers Lab 2.0 Credit(s)
ELT 201 - Circuit Analysis II 5.0 Credit(s)
MGT 195 - Workplace Empowerment 3.0 Credit(s)
NET 790 - PC Support I 3.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 16.0 Credits

Total Semester Hours Required: 32.0


1 May substitute with MAT 102 or higher.



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Program Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the program students will:

  • Explain fundamental aspects of electronics engineering technology.
  • Troubleshoot electronic problems.
  • Utilize proper industry terminology.

Program Disclaimers