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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics Technology: Basic Certificate

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No. of Credits: 19
Contact: R. Gates, Chair, Business and Technology Division

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 maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 14.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.

Mathematics (3 credits)


Mathematics (3 credits)



* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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