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.

 


This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
LFO-101 Introduction to Photonics & Photonic Safety1 4
First Year / Second Semester
LFO-211 Geometric Optics2 4
LFO-231 Photonics Measurements3 3
  Total Minimum Credits 11
1 Co-requisite: MTH 125
2 Co-requisite: LFO-101
3 Co-requisite: LFO-211

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