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Electronics: Microprocessor Maintenance

(H64) Certificate

This program is designed to prepare a student for employment in the field of microprocessors. The students will be working with robots and the microprocessor controllers and sensors used in industry.

Work and Employment

Computer technicians must be familiar with technical manuals and diagnostic programs for various pieces of computer equipment or systems. Some technicians may specialize in maintaining a particular brand or type of equipment or system, or in performing a certain type of repair.

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

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for the required number 20 credit hours.

Tuition $2,260.00 $6,440.00 $6,980.00
Student Activity Fee $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
Course Fees $148.00 $148.00 $148.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,408.00 $6,588.00 $7,128.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 20 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

Room and Board $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,037.20
Grand Total $10,195.20 $14,375.20 $14,915.20