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    Aug 07, 2022  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics Technology Certificate

No. of Credits: 23
Contact: Stephanie McCaslin, Acting Associate Dean and Chair, Mathematics and Engineering
Byron Brezina, Program Coordinator

Graduates of the basic certificate program work as entry-level technicians under the direct supervision of experienced electronics technicians, scientists, and engineers. Graduates will understand the fundamentals of AC and DC circuit theory and will be familiar with a variety of common semiconductor devices and fundamental electronic circuits. Students will be able to operate electronic test equipment including oscilloscopes, generators, and both analog and digital multimeters. Students will be able to construct and analyze many important circuits using breadboarding techniques.

This program is open to students with no previous experience in electronics. Students are encouraged to take the mathematics placement test prior to enrolling in the program.  The credits in this program count towards completion of the Engineering Technology, AAS degree in the Electronics area of concentration.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 10.

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Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite or co-requisite   

****Pending MHEC approval

Course Indicators: English Composition (E), Arts (A), Cultural and Global Awareness (C), Humanities (H), Biological/Physical Sciences (S), Social/Behavioral Sciences (B), Mathematics (M)