Electronics Technology Basic Digital Technician – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 0934.00

The curriculum contained in this occupational skills certificate provides a student with the necessary skills to seek entry-level employment as an electronics technician working on digital electronics systems. Students completing this certificate program will have the basic skills needed to work with electronic digital and microprocessor-based equipment. In addition to the ability to use common electronics test equipment, such as oscilloscopes and digital multimeters, students will have an understanding of microcontroller hardware and software and the ability to prototype, test, and debug simple microcontroller-based systems. Students will also have the skills required to design printed circuit boards, solder, and perform basic assembly of electronic systems.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Communicate technical information, assess data, analyze information, and write professional reports.
  2. Synthesize, debug and analyze microcontroller-based programs.
  3. Prototype, build, and test basic digital circuits.
  4. Use common tools in the trade to troubleshoot, analyze, and repair electronic equipment.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Semester I
ELTN 115PRINTED CIRCUIT & ELECTRONIC HARDWARE DESIGN3
ELTN 130INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS3
Semester II
ELTN 117INTRODUCTION TO MICROCONTROLLERS AND EMBEDDED DESIGN3
Semester III
ELTN 132DIGITAL AND CONTROL ELECTRONICS4
Total Units13