Jackson County Campus

About the Program

Systems Based Electronics provides the instruction necessary for students to gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to monitor instrumentation and controls for a variety of processes that include but are not limited to energy or power generation and petroleum refining.

Career Opportunities

You’ll have opportunities to work as an instrumentation and controls technician in a number of fields including:

  • Chemical plants
  • Petroleum refineries
  • Food processing plants
  • Water and air treatment plants
  • Power plants

Degree Options and Requirements

The program of study consists of a fifteen hour core of systems-based electronics and thirty hours of targeted instruction designed to provide specialized skills in Instrumentation and Controls Technology.

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.

All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

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System Based Electronics

For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.

System Based Electronics Certificate

Semester One

Course Credit(s)
SBE 1113 - Electronic Fundamentals I 3
SBE 1123 - Electronic Fundamentals II 3
SBE 1213 - Digital Electronics 3
SBE 1223 - Test and Measurement Fundamentals 3
SBE 2363 - Programmable Logic Controllers 3

Semester Two

Course Credit(s)
EET 1334 - Solid State Devices and Circuits 4
SBE 2353 - Solid State Motor Control 3
ELT 2623 - Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3
Technical Electives 5*

Total Credits: 30

System Based Electronics Diploma

Semester Three

Course Credit(s)
EET 2334 - Linear Integrated Circuits 4
EET 2414 - Electronic Communications 4
Technical Electives 7*

Total Credits: 15

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

Course Credit(s)
ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I 3/4
SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I 3
Math/Natural Science Elective 3/4**
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Credits: 15/17

Note:

Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

*Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.

** MAT 1313  or higher or any laboratory science.

Contact Us

For information on how to become a student at MGCCC, orientation, registration, and our programs, please call (228) 896-2536 or email questions@mgccc.edu.