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Discipline: Electronics & Computer Technology Certificate: Computer Systems Technology - L0924
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Computer Simulation and Troubleshooting ELEC 12 (VOC)
  • Using MultiSim students will construct and simulate a discrete-component analog circuit.
  • Using MultiSim students will be able to locate hidden faults in an analog circuit.
  • Course completers will demonstrate the ability to isolate defective components on physical (as opposed to simulated) circuit boards.
  • Demonstrate basic computer operating skills.
  • Analyze operational circuit parameters when component values are changed.
  • Analyze circuits for faults.
  • Demonstrate how to troubleshoot circuits, and replace faulty components through simulation.
  • Predict circuit operating parameters based on simulated characteristics.
Customer Relations for the Technician TECH 60 (VOC)
  • Students completing TECH 60 will demonstrate the ability to answer questions in a positive manner in a mock job interview.
  • Students completing TECH 60 will be able to identify qualities employers seek in new hires.
  • Describe the benefits of using effective customer contact skills.
  • Demonstrate proper customer and team interactions.
  • Identify and use customer contact tools.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of appropriately used customer contact tools.
  • Know and use effective questioning techniques.
  • Compare and contrast ethical decisions made.
  • Compare and contrast hard skills versus soft skills.
  • Know and use effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proper responses and appropriate attire in an interview.
Digital Electronics ELEC 56 (VOC)
  • Using the design algorithm, students will design and build a combinational logic control circuit.
  • Using a state machine design, students will construct a synchronus counter that counts a random number sequence and then repeats.
  • Recognize logic symbols and logic interpretation.
  • Analyze combinational logic circuits and waveforms.
  • Analyze combinational logic circuits and waveforms.
  • Demonstrate reduction techniques of combinational logic.
  • Analyze sequential logic circuits and wave forms.
  • Evaluate logic circuit parameters from truth tables.
  • Troubleshoot logic circuits and find faults.
  • Measure logic circuit input and output signals using a variety of testing techniques.
Electronic Assembly and Fabrication ELEC 61 (VOC)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to assemble an electronic circuit board to approved industry standards (IPC7711/7721)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to solder a through-hole electronic circuit board to approved industry standards (IPC7711/7721)
  • Students completing ELEC 61 will demonstrate the ability to capture a schematic and render a printed circuit board phototool from an instructor-supplied list of component requirements.
  • Demonstrate the proper manufacturing techniques of soldering and de-soldering.
  • Differentiate between types of assembly techniques and justify the merits of one versus the other.
  • Design a printed circuit board using computer-aided drafting (CAD).
  • Define or explain various terms used in assembly and manufacturing processes.
  • Recognize acceptable assembly connections from unacceptable ones.
Electronic Devices Theory ELEC 51 (VOC)
  • Students completing ELEC 51 will be able to determine voltage gain and bandwidth characteristics of a common-emitter transistor amplifier.
  • Students completing ELEC 51 will be able to determine expected gain and bandwidth of an operational amplifier.
  • Explain operating parameters of various semiconductor devices and circuits.
  • Explain system application of various semiconductor devices and circuits.
  • Analyze troubleshooting techniques of various semiconductor devices and circuits.
  • Measure electrical quantities.
  • Analyze various op-amp design parameters.
  • Compare and contrast various oscillator types.
  • Analyze switching circuits and timers.
Electronics Theory ELEC 50B (VOC)
  • Students completing ELEC 50B will be able to employ polar and/or rectangular notation to determine the magnitude and phase shift of an unknown circuit parameter (voltage, current, impedance, and/or power).
  • Students will be able to accurately measure amplitude and time parameters of a periodic waveform displayed on the oscilloscope screen.
  • Define common terms and recognize symbols used in AC electronics. (MO)
  • Analyze operation of AC circuits. (MO)
  • Calculate unknown electrical quantities in AC circuits. (MO)
  • Measure and record AC electrical quantities. (MO)
  • Demonstrate the proper use of test equipment (oscilloscope, function generator, frequency counter) when measuring electrical quantities in a lab exercise. (MO)
  • Compare and contrast characteristics of series versus parallel AC circuits. (MO)
  • Evaluate the characteristics of frequency selective circuits. (MO)
Electronics Theory ELEC 50A (VOC)
  • As a consequence of significant program modification in which electronics math concepts will be covered in the ELEC 50A theory course, students in ELEC 50A will be able to numerically analyze a series-parallel circuit.
  • Students completing ELEC 50A will be able to make accurate readings of voltage, current, and resistance using analog and digital multimeters.
  • Define common terms and recognize symbols used in DC electronic circuits.
  • Explain circuit operation of various DC circuitry.
  • Analyze from problems various DC unknown quantities.
  • Analyze from schematics various DC unknown quantities.
  • Predict unknown electronic quantities before solving electronic formulas.
  • Measure and record electrical quantities.
  • Demonstrate proper use of test equipment
  • Troubleshoot various defects in DC circuitry.
  • Calculate unknown electrical quantities in DC circuits.
Microprocessor Systems ELEC 74 (VOC)
  • Students completing ELEC 74 will be able to install programs and development tools into microcontrollers or companion personal computers
  • Students completing ELEC 74 will be able to describe the relationship between hardware and software in a microcontroller.
  • Students in ELEC 74 will use different types of microcontroller platforms (such as Arduino or Fubarino) to implement projects of their own design.
  • Program a PIC microcontroller using a development board.
  • Compare and contrast various features of different process control circuits.
  • Demonstrate the use of interfacing devices in circuit operation.
  • Compare and contrast various features of different interfacing devices.
  • Program the PIC using the C programming language.
  • Demonstrate a functional interface control circuit for a process control circuit.
  • Compare and contrast features of various types of PLDs.
Technical Applications in Microcomputers ELEC 11 (VOC)
  • Students completing ELEC 11 will demonstrate the ability to produce a correctly formatted and error-free employment cover letter using Microsoft Word.
  • Students completing ELEC 11 will be able to produce an expense spreadsheet with a chart in Microsoft Excel.
  • Students completing ELEC 11 will demonstrate the ability to produce a correctly formatted and error-free resume in Microsoft Word
  • Demonstrate various features of the Windows operating system specifically used in electronic technology.
  • Define and discuss common vocabulary words associated with technology and computers.
  • Design and implement various word processing assignments including: memos, technical reports, and a resume.
  • Design and implement various spreadsheet assignments including data in chart and graph form.
  • Implement various database assignments including data manipulation, report generations.
  • Identify features of computer presentation methods.
  • Demonstrate using the internet to research a given topic.
  • 70% of students will produce a spreadsheet with an accompanying chart with no more than two errors in formulas.