2017-18 Catalog 
    
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Electronics - Digital Electronics Certificate


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The Digital Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of complex electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in digital systems, microprocessors and programmable controllers. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

Credit Hours Required: 6

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 Digital Electronics Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe digital number systems and convert numbers between the systems. (ELT 183)
  2. Identify, build, analyze, and troubleshoot logic gates and combinatorial circuits. (ELT 183)
  3. Identify, build, analyze, and troubleshoot sequential circuits including flip-flops, counters, registers, encoders and decoders. (ELT 183)
  4. Identify, build, analyze, and troubleshoot digital memory and digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital converters. (ELT 183)
  5. Identify and describe the architecture of microprocessors and microcontrollers and explain their basic operation including bus control and addressing modes. (ELT 161)
  6. Identify, build, analyze, and troubleshoot microprocessor interface circuits. (ELT 161)
  7. Identify, build, analyze, and troubleshoot PLC circuitry including timers, counters, and data manipulators. (ELT 161)

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