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Electronics Engineering Technician

Electronics Engineering Technician

Program Code:EEN
Campus:Newnham
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Work-Integrated Learning:Optional Co-op

Program Description

Gain a solid background in the fundamentals of modern electronics, both analog and digital, combined with a foundation in computer technology. The EEN program provides you with a high proportion of relevant hands-on laboratory work to give you the practical experience that the electronics industry values.

Areas of Study

You'll study such topics as electronic devices and circuitry, microcontroller-based circuits, diagnostic techniques and computer programming, with enough of a theoretical foundation to allow for future professional or academic progression. During the final year of the program, you’ll specialize in one or more areas of electronics and computer engineering through your selection of available professional options.

Common First Year

In the School of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Technology, all electronics and engineering diploma programs (ECT, EEN, EET) have the first two semesters in common, facilitating easy transfer between program before second year.

Technology Programs

Graduates may be able to proceed into Electronics Engineering Technology or Computer Engineering Technology. Professional option selection can maximize credit transfer into these programs.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: MCR3(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Note:

  • Students who do not meet these requirements may be given an alternate offer for the Applied Science and Technology Fundamentals certificate program.

Fees

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Your Career

We live in a world where electronics are everywhere, and qualified technicians are required to make it all work. Start your career as an Electronics Engineering Technician and your employment opportunities will span a wide range of fields involving the maintenance, servicing, testing, installation or sales of electronic equipment. Your Electronics Engineering Technician (EEN) diploma demonstrates a comprehensive set of skills that will let you work in a variety of settings, both industrial and consumer-facing. Through your choice of options, you can target specific sectors.

Work-Integrated Learning - Optional

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters.  In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility.  Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)
  • York Technology Association (YTA)
  • Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)
  • Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)

Professional Certification

The Electronics Engineering Technician program has been designed to meet national technology accreditation requirements as mandated by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT), the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) and the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Recognition as a Certified Engineering Technician

The Electronics Engineering Technician program has been designed to meet the academic requirements set by The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) for certification in the Technician category. Application and additional requirements (i.e. work experience and qualifying professional practice exam, etc.) to become certified are available from OACETT.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant semester.

Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
ETY155 Electricity
LIN155 Electronic Lab Instrumentation and Techniques
LNX155 Introduction to Linux
MTH155 Mathematics
PRG155 Programming Fundamentals Using "C"
 
Semester 2
ECR255 AC Circuit Principles
ELD255 Electronics: Semiconductor Devices
IPS255 Interpersonal Skills
MIR355 Microcomputer Repair
MTH255 Mathematics
PRG255 Advanced Programming Using "C"
 
Semester 3
COM455 Communications Fundamentals
WTP100 Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
DGS255 Digital Systems
MCO455 Microprocessors I
NET455 or
MEC300
Networking Essentials or
Introduction to Mechatronics
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
EEN331 Electronics Engineering Technician, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 4
ECP455 Electronics Engineering Codes and Practices
TEC400 Technical Communications
TPJ452 Electronics Technician Senior Project
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Professional Options
CSF453 Control Systems Fundamentals
IMI400 Internet and Media Installation
MCO556 Real-Time Embedded Microcontroller Applications
MEC300 Introduction to Mechatronics
MEC400 Mechatronics: Pneumatics and Hydraulics
NET455 Networking Essentials
NSP655 Network Servers and Peripherals
PHY354 Physics for Electronics
PPE655 Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
PRG355 Object Oriented Programming Using C++
PRG455 Event Driven Programming

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
ETY155 Electricity
LIN155 Electronic Lab Instrumentation and Techniques
LNX155 Introduction to Linux
MTH155 Mathematics
PRG155 Programming Fundamentals Using "C"
 
Semester 2
ECR255 AC Circuit Principles
ELD255 Electronics: Semiconductor Devices
IPS255 Interpersonal Skills
MIR355 Microcomputer Repair
MTH255 Mathematics
PRG255 Advanced Programming Using "C"
 
Semester 3
COM455 Communications Fundamentals
DGS255 Digital Systems
MCO455 Microprocessors I
NET455 or
MEC300
Networking Essentials or
Introduction to Mechatronics
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ECP455 Electronics Engineering Codes and Practices
TEC400 Technical Communications
TPJ452 Electronics Technician Senior Project
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Professional Options
AMT453 Advanced Mathematics
COM426 Wireless & Satellite Communication Systems
COM555 Digital & Broadband Communication Systems
COM556 Wireless & Satellite Communication Systems
CSF453 Control Systems Fundamentals
CTA352 Circuit Analysis
DGS355 Digital Systems
ECR353 Electronic Circuits
ELM453 Electrical Machines
EMD705 Effective Product Design
ETD555 Engineering Technology and Design
IMI400 Internet and Media Installation
MCO556 Real-Time Embedded Microcontroller Applications
MEC300 Introduction to Mechatronics
MEC400 Mechatronics: Pneumatics and Hydraulics
MTH356 Mathematics - Introductory Calculus and Statistics
NET455 Networking Essentials
NET556 Cisco Internetworking I
NSP655 Network Servers and Peripherals
PHY354 Physics for Electronics
PLC553 Automated Systems
PPE655 Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
PRG355 Object Oriented Programming Using C++
PRG455 Event Driven Programming
PRG553 Event-Driven/GUI Programming
TRN553 Transmission Theory
PLC553 Automated Systems

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
ETY155 Electricity
LIN155 Electronic Lab Instrumentation and Techniques
LNX155 Introduction to Linux
MTH155 Mathematics
PRG155 Programming Fundamentals Using "C"
 
Semester 2
ECR255 AC Circuit Principles
ELD255 Electronics: Semiconductor Devices
IPS255 Interpersonal Skills
MIR355 Microcomputer Repair
MTH255 Mathematics
PRG255 Advanced Programming Using "C"
 
Semester 3
COM455 Communications Fundamentals
DGS255 Digital Systems
MCO455 Microprocessors I
NET455 or
MEC300
Networking Essentials or
Introduction to Mechatronics
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ECP455 Electronics Engineering Codes and Practices
TEC400 Technical Communications
TPJ452 Electronics Technician Senior Project
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Professional Options
AMT453 Advanced Mathematics
COM426 Wireless & Satellite Communication Systems
COM555 Digital & Broadband Communication Systems
COM556 Wireless & Satellite Communication Systems
CSF453 Control Systems Fundamentals
CTA352 Circuit Analysis
DGS355 Digital Systems
ECR353 Electronic Circuits
ELM453 Electrical Machines
EMD705 Effective Product Design
ETD555 Engineering Technology and Design
IMI400 Internet and Media Installation
MCO556 Real-Time Embedded Microcontroller Applications
MEC300 Introduction to Mechatronics
MEC400 Mechatronics: Pneumatics and Hydraulics
MTH356 Mathematics - Introductory Calculus and Statistics
NET455 Networking Essentials
NET556 Cisco Internetworking I
NSP655 Network Servers and Peripherals
PHY354 Physics for Electronics
PLC553 Automated Systems
PPE655 Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
PRG355 Object Oriented Programming Using C++
PRG455 Event Driven Programming
PRG553 Event-Driven/GUI Programming
TRN553 Transmission Theory
PLC553 Automated Systems

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Margita Petersons
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22802
Margita.Petersons@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: International Admissions
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22364
InternationalAdmissions@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Ozge Aksoy
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22472
Ozge.Aksoy@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Diana Samuel-De Roché
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22765
Diana.Samuel-DeRoche@senecacollege.ca
Work-Integrated Learning Coordinator: Sheila Bruce
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26833
Sheila.Bruce@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: David Finlay
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22431
David.Finlay@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Romel Cipriani
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22446
Romel.Cipriani@senecacollege.ca
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