2018-2019 Spring Edition 
    
    Dec 08, 2019  
2018-2019 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Electronic Technology Certificate of Achievement


This Digital Electronic Technology certificate program primarily prepares students for entry-level employment as electronic technicians in companies involved in the manufacture, testing, installation, and repair of digital computers and related equipment. The certificate also provides skill updating and upgrading for persons already employed in the electronics industry or related fields. Courses cover a variety of discrete and integrated circuits, with emphasis on digital electronics, plus hardware and software for personal computers. Possible careers for electronic technicians with this certificate include field service technician, medical equipment technician, computer test technician, and digital electronics and equipment sales.

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 Certificate: 22


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