In this program, students will gain an understanding of DC and AC electronic components and circuits, test equipment utilization, soldering and analog and digital circuit analysis. Students will study oscillators, power supplies, amplifiers and micro-processors and build, test, troubleshoot and diagnose problems using state-of-the art equipment. Learn how to create and repair schematic diagrams and printed circuit boards. Specific focus is placed on digital electronics, laser technology and robotics in this program.
ETA (Electronics Technician) certification
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PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS
Students are expected to have good math skills.
Students should have a passing grade and good understanding of Algebra I with the intention of continuing higher level math classes (PLTW requirement).
Students are expected to have good writing skills to generate technical reports of their work on a project.
Students are expected to have good reading skills to self-study to complete the required work.
Students need to have a scientific calculator such as a Texas Instruments TI-36X.