2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Electronic Technology Associate in Science


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This program prepares the student for entry-level employment as an Electronic Technician in companies involved in the manufacture, testing, installation, and repair of digital computers and related equipment. This certificate covers an introduction to  computer software and repair.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of common electronic components: identify, describe, and determine the performance of common analog and digital electronic components.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of common electronic circuits: identify, describe, and determine the performance of common analog and digital electronic circuits.
  • Demonstrate proper use of electronics test equipment: show proper use of and connection to common laboratory test equipment for measuring the performance of common analog and digital circuits.
  • Demonstrate electronics troubleshooting skills: state and show troubleshooting skills and procedures for analog and digital electronics.
  • Describe the main hardware and software components of a modern Windows based personal computer system.

Total Units for the Major: 22


*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate in Science Degree


Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: Any Electronic Technology course not taken in certificate; CMT 230 ; CS 1B, CS 3A, CS 3B; MATH 7 , MATH 124 , MATH 251, MATH 253 ; PHYS 2A , PHYS 2B , PHYS 20 .

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