Radio frequency, microwave, cellular, commercial broadcast – these represent a sample of the communications fields explored as part of PCC Sylvania's Wireless and Data Communications Engineering Technology program. Sound interesting? If so, consider this the beginning of your journey to an exciting career in a burgeoning industry!
Graduates of this program find work as technicians in manufacturing and in service / repair of a variety of finely tuned communications equipment in the fields mentioned above and others – like satellite, radar and data applications. They also can assist engineers with designing wireless and data communications equipment.
The program is an option within Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) at the Sylvania campus of Portland Community College for students seeking an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Those interested in continuing their studies can fully transfer to the Electronics Engineering Technology accredited Bachelor of Science program at the Oregon Institute of Technology. Many courses transfer to other four-year BSEET programs, as well.
Degrees and Certificates
Students can complete the EET AAS degree and/or the the following EET option:
- Associate of Applied Science in EET: Wireless and Data Communications
Wireless and Data Communications is an option of the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program, giving students a more specialized track to a career in the communications field. See the Catalog for more information, including program prerequisites.