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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

Discontinued Program FA 2011

Electronics Technician
Certificate AN

Purpose:  The purpose of this certificate is to prepare graduates for entry-level employment in the field of electronics. Occupational objectives include test technician, assembler, prototype fabricator, and electronics draftsman. Students completing the certificate may continue their education toward the A.A.S. degree in Electronics. Persons with experience in the field who are seeking formal training, or who might wish to explore a career in electronics, may enroll in this certificate program.

Recommended Preparation:  Successful completion of high school algebra and geometry.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
ETR 113 DC and AC Fundamentals I 4
ETR 167 Logic Circuits and Systems 4
MTH 166 Precalculus with Trigonometry or MTH 173 Calculus w/Analytic Geometry I 5
1SDV SDV    Elective 1
Total   17
2nd Semester
ETR 107 Programming Applications for ELE/ETR Calculations 4
ETR 114 DC and AC Fundamentals II 4
ETR 144 Devices and Applications 4
PHY 201 College Physics I 4
Total   16
Total credits for the Electronics Technician Certificate=33

1 Students can take SDV 100 College Success Skills or the SDV 101 Orientation section related to their particular program.