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Sauk Academic programs

Electronics: Communication

(H63) Certificate

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in the electronics communication field. Opportunities in the electronics communication field include the areas of two-way radio communications as well as standard radio repair. Students will receive practical experience on AM and FM transmitters and receivers.

Work and Employment

Opportunities in the electronics communication field include two-way radio communication and standard radio repair.

Special Considerations

Workers usually have the following skills and aptitudes: do precise and detailed work, use good eye-hand coordination, notice and compare differences in objects, have mathematical and mechanical aptitudes, are analytic, curious and creative.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354; Steven McPherson, Assistant Professor of Electronics/Technology, 815/835-6347.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 21 credit hours.

Tuition $2,331.00 $6,720.00 $7,287.00
Fees $251.00 $251.00 $251.00
Course Fees * $95.00 * $95.00 * $95.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,677.00 $7,066.00 $7,633.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.