2016-2017 College Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2024  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Laser and Fiber Optic Technology Certificate

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study

Degree Code: K20

Certificate Program

Program Coordinator: Daniel Courtney - 860-215-9417

This Laser and Fiber Optic Technology Certificate is designed for mechanical, manufacturing, and electronic technicians and engineers who require knowledge of optics/photonics principles for current or future employment. Some of the courses may be delivered by distance learning over the Internet. The courses in the certificate and may be used to fulfill electives in the General Engineering Technology, A.A.S . The prerequisite for this certificate is a placement score into ENG* K101 , completion of ENG* K096  with “C#” or better, or an earned associate degree or higher.
Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.
English Competency Requirement met by _______________


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

The English Competency Requirement is met by placement into ENG* K101 , or transfer credit, or completion of ENG* K096  with a “C#” grade or better.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 16

Laser and Fiber Optic Technology, Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. specify and operate optical test instrumentation, for example, optical spectrum analyzers and laser beam profilers.
  2. align, maintain and operate optical components and support and positioning equipment.
  3. survey a laser work area, citing unsafe conditions present.
  4. read and interpret vendor catalogs and instruction manuals.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study