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Degrees - Electronics and Electric Technology

Electronics* - Associate of Arts Degree or Certificate of Achievement


This sequence of classes is designed to give the student a solid foundation in Electronics using applied theory to solve practical applications utilizing the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of society. Students who successfully complete this sequence of classes will be able to pursue a bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology or be employed as a skilled productive member of an Engineering team in Industry. Areas of interest in this program include theory and application of electric and electronic systems and components, including circuits, electro-magnetic fields, energy sources, communications devices, computers, and other components and devices powered by electricity. Design, assembly, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment used in industry and manufacturing including the fabrication and assembly of related components. Design, development, testing, and maintenance of electro-mechanical and servo-mechanical devices and systems.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Design and build several of the most common circuits used in electronics technology.
  • Analyze operating and defective electronic circuits by interpreting data from a variety of test and measurement equipment.
  • Research and interpret basic electronic components using manufacturer's data manuals, library resources, and the Internet.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
ELEC C101 Introduction to Electronics 3.0
ELEC C102 DC Circuit Analysis 4.0
ELEC C103 AC Circuit Analysis 4.0
ELEC C104 Digital Computer Electronics 3.0
Subtotal 14.0

Program Electives

Complete a minimum of 10 units from the following courses:

Course ID Name Units
ELEC C204 Semiconductor Devices and Circuits 4.0
ELEC C210 Analog Electric Circuit Analysis 4.0
ELEC C230 Advanced Digital Electronics 3.0
ELEC C240 Microcomputer Systems & Assembly Programming 4.0
ELEC C272 Electronic Manufacturing 3.0
ELEC C280 Basic Electrical Machines 4.0
ELEC C281-C284 Work Based Learning 1.0-4.0
Subtotal Electives 10.0
Total for Certificate 24.0
Total for Degree 60.0

*Courses for a degree in Electronics at Coastline are offered through our Military/Contract Education Program with distance learning (online) delivery designed to meet the needs of our global military community. The class schedule and degree roadmap for this program can be found at Students who wish to pursue a degree or certificate in Electronics who live in the local Orange County or nearby areas and are not eligible for enrollment in our Military/Contract Education Programs are encouraged to visit our sister college, Orange Coast College, the home college for Electronics. Information about their Electronics Program may be found at

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our degree and certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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