Electronics Engineering Technology

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At WCJC, you get more than training – you get hands-on experience. Prepare for a career in electronics by designing, building, and testing projects in our labs.  The WCJC Electronics Engineering Technology program has been placing graduates in industry for over 55 years.  Students enrolled in the program learn electronics theory, and experience hands on training and skills in a laboratory setting.

Program Details

Learn more about our Electronics Engineering Technology program and find course descriptions in the WCJC Catalog.
Level I Certificate
Designed to provide an introduction to the field of Electronics Engineering Technology, this Level I Certificate will provide the basic knowledge needed to hold an entry-level position in industry in positions such as Electronics Assembler, Electronics Technician and Device Repair Technician and related roles. Courses in this Certificate can be applied to the A.A.S degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. 

Program Costs:
  • In-District Tuition: $2,261
  • Out-of-District Tuition: $3,298
  • Approximate textbooks and supplies: $500
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Electronics Engineering Technology is a four-semester, 60-credit hour program leading to an Associate of Applied Science degree. This program will teach you electronics theory, component-level troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills, along with hands-on experience in our labs. 

Program Costs 
  • In-District Tuition: $6,550
  • Out-of-District Tuition: $9,910
  • Approximate textbooks and supplies: $1,255

The Texas Workforce Labor Market reports an average wage of $66,878 and a projected growth of 11% - 15% for career opportunities within this field by 2026. Here are job opportunities for your A.A.S. degree, along with their median salaries:

  • Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians: $55,333
  • Electrical and Electronic Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment: $75,345
  • Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians: $55,333
  • Electrical and Electronics Drafters: $54,400

Find more information, including education requirements, on Career Coach!

Meet the Faculty

Contact a faculty member with any specific questions you have about the program.

David Kucera

Department Head and Instructor

Mr. Kucera has been an instructor at WCJC for over 25 years. He earned his A.A.S. from WCJC and his B.A.A.S. from the University of Houston - Victoria. Prior to his teaching career, Mr. Kucera worked in the electronics industry for more than eight years. He is currently the Program Director.

Office: Wharton Campus, Peace Building 115
Phone: (979) 532-6342
Email: davidk@wcjc.edu

Gabriel Escobedo


Mr. Escobedo has worked as a test engineer, test technician, and a system debugger in the electronics and manufacturing industry. He earned his B.S. from Texas A&M University - Kingsville.

Office: Wharton Campus, Peace Building 206A
Phone: (979) 532-6341
Email: escobedog@wcjc.edu


Additional Program Information

  • Leonard Durham, Performance Technician, South Texas Project, Wadsworth, TX
  • Clarence Foytik, Micro-Smart Systems, Houston, TX
  • Dustin Hruzek, FW Murphy Production Controls, Controls Engineer, Rosenberg, TX
  • Marty Janak, Tidal Power Services LLC, Rosharon, TX
  • Donald Loocke, Texas Consulting Service-Mears HDD Services, Houston, TX
  • Johnathan Klotz, EJK Services LLC, Houston, TX
  • Kimberly Merriman, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Houston, TX
  • Bill Rakowitz, YK Communications, Ganado, TX
  • Roel Rodriguez, FW Murphy Production Controls, Rosenberg, TX
  • Trey Thevenet, Tidal Power Services LLC, Rosharon, TX