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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) RFID.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 6 - 8 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Electronics Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2012

What is the program about?

This program is an introduction to the basics of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) principles with a business or engineering technology orientation. Various RFID technologies, RFID project planning and implementation of basic business solutions or RFID hardware setup, maintenance and troubleshooting will be covered. Emphasis is on a team approach to management and technology aspects of design and implementation of a basic system.

Program Outcomes

  • Design and implement a basic RFID system based on business aspects of cost effectiveness, viability and integration of supply chain principles.
  • Determine the appropriate vendor sourcing and selection criteria and apply this reasoning in case study analysis.
  • Define the terms and technology surrounding RFID systems and the situations in which RFID is appropriately used.

Career Opportunities

There is an ever-increasing use and adaptation of RFID technology in business, manufacturing and the defense industry.


The RFID.STC will prepare students for the Comp TIA RFID+ Certification.


Course Title Credits
EET 2257 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Capstone 3
MAN 1157 Management Applications of Radio Frequency Identification Technology 2
(MAN 1106 OR EET 2157) 1 - 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.