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2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics Technician Certificate

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The Electronics Technician Certificate program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing immediate employment in the electronics industry, while allowing for advanced educational opportunities. Students will acquire a solid electrical and electronics background along with industrial skills to work with hand tools and electronic instrumentation in conjunction with electrical, electronic, and digital circuits. They will also use the latest CAD software to design and simulate electronic circuits. For more information, call Interim Department Chair Eric Flynn, at (203) 285-2371 or e-mail eflynn@gatewayct.edu.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  • Understand the operation of a variety of devices and components used in electrical, electronic and digital circuits along with their respective applications
  • Use Electronic CAD software to draw and simulate electrical and electronic circuit operations
  • Demonstrate the role and function of the necessary tools require in the construction of electrical and electronic circuits and systems
  • Construct electrical, electronic and digital circuits from industry-derived schematics
  • Operate various instrumentation devices for testing and measuring circuit parameters within electronic circuits and systems
  • Work cooperatively and productively with others in a laboratory setting

Suggested Course Sequence

Total Semester Credits: 10

Second Semester

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Program Credits: 22

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