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2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Electronics - Analog Electronics Certificate


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The Analog Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of analog electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in DC systems, AC systems and solid state devices. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

Credit Hours Required: 9

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

  1. Identify the principles of direct and alternating current including Ohm’s and Watt’s Laws. (ELT 111, ELT 112)
  2. Build circuits from schematics and utilize test equipment and electrical safe practices to analyze and troubleshoot them. (ELT 111, ELT 112, ELT 126)
  3. Use soldering skills to install and remove electrical components including safe practices for ESD (electro-static discharge) sensitive parts. (ELT 111)
  4. Describe capacitance, inductance and transformer principles as they apply to AC and DC circuits. (ELT 111, ELT 112)
  5. Describe, build, analyze, and troubleshoot diode circuits including power supplies and specialty diode circuits. (ELT 126)
  6. Describe, build, analyze, and troubleshoot BJT (bipolar junction transistor) and FET (field effect transistor) circuits including amplifiers and active filters. (ELT 126)
  7. Describe, build, analyze, and troubleshoot operational amp circuits. (ELT 126)
  8. Describe, build, analyze, and troubleshoot thyristor circuits. (ELT 126)

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