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Electronics Technology: Digital Systems Technician

Award Type: Certificate of Achievement

<div style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:small;">The electronics technology program provides the basic knowledge and skills required for a wide variety of career occupations in the field of electronics. Emphasis in Digital Systems provides the additional knowledge and skills for careers options requiring a focus on digital technologies including computer maintenance.&nbsp;<br /><br /><p></p></div>

The graduate of the Certificate of Achievement in Electronics Technology: Digital Systems Technician will:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental mastery of knowledge and the use of electronic equipment in electrical, digital and analog circuits.
  • Use computer simulation and design software to conduct, analyze and interpret electrical, digital and analog circuits.
  • Make calculations involving various electrical laws, formulas and principles for predicting circuit parameters using algebra and trigonometry required for electronics.
  • Use research strategies to acquire information pertinent to the solution of electronic circuits and systems.
  • Write technical laboratory reports with conclusions.
  • Demonstrate learned skills with a capstone project requiring you to design, build and evaluate a piece of electronic equipment

Program Requirements

A major of 22 units is required for the certificate.

Course Number Course Title Units
EL 118 Fundamentals of DC and AC Circuits Analysis 3.0
EL 119 Fundamentals of DC and AC Circuits Analysis Laboratory 2.0
EL 122 Electronic Devices and Circuits 3.0
EL 123 Electronic Devices and Circuits Laboratory 2.0
EL 125 Digital Devices and Circuits 3.0
EL 126 Digital Devices and Circuits Lab 2.0
EL 135 Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation 3.0
EL 136 Electronics Measurement and Instrumentation Laboratory 2.0
EL 146 Electronic Product Design, Fabrication and Documentation 2.0