Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

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Electronics, Basic

SOUTH
Certificate (299.2)

This program prepares the student for an entry-level position in the field of electronics by providing a basic understanding of concepts, terminology and common tools and instruments used in electronics. The program features a balance between theory and practical applications through both computer simulations and real world circuitry.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Apply skills for employment as an electronic technician, assembler or service representative.
  2. Employ electronic vocabulary to communicate with the manufacturing community.
  3. Apply industry standard software in analyzing electronic circuits.
  4. Use electronic concepts in troubleshooting and designing electronic circuits.

Upon completion of this program, graduates may seek employment in the areas of technical sales, or component and unit testing with titles such as assembler, technician or engineering assistant.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Certificate Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 27

First Semester

Course #

Course Name

Credits

EET-103

Introduction to Electronics

3

EGR-100

Engineering Seminar

1

MIT-107

Electronic Fabrication

3

SET-100

Introduction to Engineering Technology

3

SET-105

Technical Computing

3

                     

Total Credits

13

Second Semester

EET-201

Electronics 1

4

EET-213

Electronic Instruments

4

MIT-103

Fundamentals of Microprocessors

3

MIT-208 

Digital Electronics

3

 

Total Credits

14

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