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Electronics Technology

Electronics Technology


This program prepares students for employment in telecommunications, medical electronics, computers, and industrial electronics. The electronic technician fabricates, installs, maintains, and repairs electronic equipment. Students applying to the electronics program should have two years of high school math including geometry or algebra, and two years of high school science including chemistry or physics.

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At this time, admissions will be temporarily paused for the AAS-ET program. We will not be intaking any new students for the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 academic years. Please check the website for updates. Students are still being admitted into other programs. If you would like to speak with us about options, please contact us at (808) 934-2720 or


Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Specify, design, build, install, program, operate, troubleshoot, analyze, and modify electronics systems, automated test, and manufacturing control systems.
  • Specify, install, program, operate, troubleshoot, and modify computer systems.
  • Have effective written, interpersonal, presentation, and team building skills.
  • Have the necessary leadership and management skills to effectively complete a project.
  • Have a well-developed sense of work ethics and personal discipline to succeed in their chosen profession.
  • Have attitudes, abilities, and skills required to adapt to rapidly changing technologies and a desire for life-long learning.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Proficiency levels in reading, writing and/or mathematics are required to register for some or all of the Program courses:
Reading Eng 21 or ESL 21

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Hawai‘i CC are an integral part of the local community and reflect its day-to-day life. Close cooperation among the faculty, employers, and employees in the community is maintained. One of the most effective formal means of providing for this type of cooperation is the Program Advisory Council. These groups advise their respective programs of training needs and new developments in the field. Councils include employers, alumni, and others knowledgeable about the field.

Electronics Technology Program Advisory Council: 

  • Miles Nagato, Technical Superintendent, HELCO, Inc.
  • James O'Keefe, County of Hawai‘i, Dept. of Water Supply
  • Kevin Owen, Hu Honua Bioenergy LLC
  • Rodrigo Romo, Program Director, Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
  • Darryl Watanabe, Electronics Technician, Institute for Astronomy
  • John Wong, Verizon Wireless

CTE Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination

The University of Hawai‘i does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, or disability. For inquiries regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact your campus designee noted in the link below.

UHCC applies an open access policy, with program admission based upon the completion of applicable course/testing prerequisites. The lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in CTE programs.

Please read about the entire nondiscrimination policy, presented in 14 primary languages.

New equipment and a revised curriculum are among the changes to the Electronics Technology program that are keeping it relevant for today's job market.