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Electronics Technology: Network Maintenance and Digital Technologies

Award Type: Certificate of Achievement

The associate in science degree or certificate option offer students a comprehensive program in networking essentials, basic electronics and computer applications.

The graduate of the Certificate of Achievement in Electronics Technology: Network Maintenance and Digital Technologies 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 understanding of how computers communicate with each other and the methods employed to ensure that the communications is reliable.
  • Modify operating parameters of infrastructure network devices to meet network requirements.

Program Requirements

A total of 24 units is required for the certificate.

Required core courses (18 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
EL 105 PC Preventive Maintenance and Upgrading 3.0
EL 106 Networking Essentials 1 3.0
EL 107 Networking Essentials 2 3.0
EL 108 Networking Essentials 3 2.0
EL 109 Networking Essentials 4 2.0
EL 118 Fundamentals of DC and AC Circuits Analysis 3.0
EL 119 Fundamentals of DC and AC Circuits Analysis Laboratory 2.0

Plus a minimum of 3 units selected from the following:

Course Number Course Title Units
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3.0
CBIS 101 Computer Concepts & Applications 3.0
CS 102 Introduction to Computing with HTML 3.0
EL 125 Digital Devices and Circuits 3.0
and
EL 126 Digital Devices and Circuits Lab 2.0

Plus a minimum of 3 units selected from the following:

Course Number Course Title Units
CS 111 Fundamentals of Programming 1 4.0
CS 161 Discrete Structures 3.0
EL 370 SkillsUSA 3.0