Program Description

The Electronics Technology Programs at Merced College provide students with theoretical background and practical experience in meeting the technical requirements of electronics and electrical technology. The course sequence is designed to meet the skill and training needs of employers and to prepare students for technical employment.

Degrees/Certificates

Merced College offers the following degrees/certificates in Electronics/Electrical & Computer Technologies:

  • Computer & Networking Technology (AA, CT)
  • Electronics Technician (AA, CT)
  • Industrial Electrical Technician (AA, CT)
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Technology (AA, CT)

See Degree Requirements & Course Descriptions

See Fast Track Career Training in Computer & Networking Technology  for completing Certificate requirements in 2 semesters

See Fast Track Career Training in Industrial Electrical Technician  for completing Certificate requirements in 2 semesters

Cisco Networking Academy

Contact Professor Bill Walls for information about this special offering: walls.b@mccd.edu, (209) 386-6696.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of a specific certificate program, the student will be prepared for entry-level as advanced level employment in many industries. Students who graduate with a degree in electronics have many work opportunities. There are wide variety of businesses that are looking for workers with good electronics background to maintain, repair electronic equipment or to provide technical support to engineers in such areas as research, design, development, testing, or manufacturing process.

Electronics/Electrical & Computer & Networking Technology Faculty

Name Position Office/Lab Email/Phone
Bill Walls Professor of Electronics, Computer & NetworkingTechnology Vocational-43/
Industrial Technology-1
walls.b@mccd.edu, (209) 386-6696
Aaron Hamilton Professor of Electronics, Industrial Electrical Industrial Technology-15/
Vocational-42
aaron.hamilton@mccd.edu, (209) 381-6598