2018-2019 Spring Edition 
    
    Jan 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Electronic Technology Associate of Science


This Digital Electronic Technology Associate of Science 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 program 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 degree 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 Major: 22


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

Associate of Science Degree


Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of 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:CIM 10 , CMT 230 MATH 7 , MATH 124 , MATH 253 ; PHYS 2A , PHYS 2B , PHYS 20 ; Any Electronic Technology course not taken in degree such as ET 118 , ET 201 , ET 202 .