This nine-month (three-term) “core” program offers broad-based training in basic electricity, basic electronics, microcomputer applications, applied mathematics and communication skills. This program may lead directly to employment or serve as the first three terms of one of the seven-term AAS degree programs in Electronic Engineering Technology, Laser/Electro-Optics Technology or Robotics/Automation Technology. Students meeting all program and graduation requirements receive a diploma. To enroll, students must complete an application and attend any required academic orientation and information session. Students may enter this program in the Fall and Spring terms.