2017-18 Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2018  
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics - Advanced Electronics Certificate

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The Advanced Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of complex electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in communications circuits and hands-on troubleshooting. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

Credit Hours Required: 5

This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit the YC Answer Center.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Electronics - Advanced Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Analyze complex communications signals in both frequency and time domains. (ELT 221)
  2. Build, test, analyze and troubleshoot AM and FM transmitter and receiver circuitry. (ELT 221)
  3. Define wave propagation and describe how transmission lines and antennas function including Smith chart analysis. (ELT 221)
  4. Describe materials and techniques used in a fiber optics system. (ELT 221)
  5. Describe and demonstrate the six-step troubleshooting method to troubleshoot faulted equipment and clearly and concisely complete troubleshooting reports. (ELT 258)
  6. Troubleshoot diode power supply circuits, specialty diode circuits, bipolar and field effect transistor circuits including amplifiers. (ELT 258)
  7. Troubleshoot thyristor circuits, digital logic circuits and control circuits (ELT 258)

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