2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Sep 22, 2020  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology: Electronics, CA [ETELEC-CT, 33 Total Credits]

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Upon successful completion of this certificate program, students will be prepared for an entry-level position providing support in industry. Instruction includes both analog and digital design and testing of electronic circuits, devices and systems, telecommunications, and data-communications.


  1. Develop a working knowledge of safety procedures, use of common hand tools, and proper fabrication techniques associated with the electronics environments, identify passive components, construct, and test various DC and AC circuits.

  2. Construct, analyze, and test various types of digital circuits using Boolean expressions, Karanaugh maps and general purpose test equipment.

  3. Develop a working knowledge of microcomputers and microprocessors to include writing an assembly language program to output a sinusoidal wave, square wave, and triangular wave to an output port.

  4. Identify active analog components, design, construct, and test various DC and AC circuits using operational amplifiers construct a Bode Plot of an amplifier’s frequency and phase response.

  5. Show positive work ethics and interpersonal skills in a group environment.

General Education Requirements (6 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Communications (3 Credits)

Strongly Recommended: COM 115.

Special Program Requirements (27 Credits)

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