Photonics: Principles of Laser/Electro-Optics

Photonic: laser/electro-optic technicians work in companies that manufacture, service, and use optical and laser equipment. Such companies span almost every type of business, from industrial applications to military defense, from telecommunication to health and medicine. Responsibilities of laser/electro-optic technicians include design, production, marketing, testing, maintenance, service, calibration, and troubleshooting of systems that rely on optical and laser components.   Apply & Register Program Details

Photonic: laser/electro-optic technicians work in companies that manufacture, service, and use optical and laser equipment. Such companies span almost every type of business, from industrial applications to military defense, from telecommunication to health and medicine. Responsibilities of laser/electro-optic technicians include design, production, marketing, testing, maintenance, service, calibration, and troubleshooting of systems that rely on optical and laser components.

 


Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
LFO-101 Introduction to Photonics & Photonic Safety1 4
First Year / Second Semester
LFO-211 Geometric Optics 4
LFO-231 Photonics Measurements 3
  Total Minimum Credits 11
1 A mathematics co-requisite of MTH-125, Accelerated PreCalculus is required.

Program Goals

  • Qualify students for entry level employment in an electro-optic facility
  • Provide a pathway to the Photonics Associate Degree program (PHT.AAS)

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Specify the safety protocols necessary to operate a laser
  2. Demonstrate refraction/reflection of light rays
  3. Describe different lights sources and their application
  4. Measure interference effects of light waves

Employment Opportunities

  • Telecommunications and video services
  • Health-care facilities
  • Manufacturing facilities using lasers and optics
  • Private laser/optics servicing companies
  • Research/government laboratories
  • Technical sales and customer relations

Special Program Requirements

Two years of high school math, including intermediate algebra.

Contact Person

Dr. Lawrence M. Chatman, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4523
email: lchatman@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

150304

Program Code

PHT.CA