Electronics Technology, Certificate


Purpose

The Electronics Technology Certificate is designed to prepare students for employment as technicians in engineering, communication, and computer fields. Students enrolled in the Certificate program may apply all credits earned to the college’s AAS degree in Electronics Technology.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet ESCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, ESCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Analyze Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC) circuits using various circuit simplification and analysis techniques;
  • Identify common electronic components, devices, and symbols.
  • Analyze Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC) circuits using various circuit simplification and analysis techniques;
  • Identify common electronic components, devices, and symbols.

Gainful Employment Data

Certificate in Electronics [PDF]

Program Curriculum and Suggested Sequence of Courses

1st Semester

ENG 111 College Composition I – 3 credits
ETR 113 D.C. and A.C. Fundamentals I – 3 credits
ETR 167 Logic Circuits and Systems – 3 credits
General Elective – 3 credits*
MTH 161 PreCalculus I – 3 credits
SDV 101 or SDV 100 (Orientation to Engineering & Technologies or
College Success Skills) – 1 credit
Total – 16 credits

2nd Semester

ENG 112 or ENG 115 (College Composition I or Technical Writing) – 3 credits
ETR 114 D.C. and A.C. Fundamentals II – 3 credits
ETR 160 Survey of Microprocessors – 4 credits
General Elective – 3 credits*
MTH 162 PreCalculus II – 3 credits
Total Credits – 16 credits
Total Credits For Program – 32 credits

* The general elective may be satisfied with any course number of 100 or above. Students should consult with their faculty advisor regarding the selection of the most appropriate course.

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