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|Signal Technician Certificate
||Engineering and Applied Technology
Total Units: 20
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Signal Technician certificate of achievement will train students to repair, test, adjust, and install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas. Course requirements will cover assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of automation devices as well as programmable logic controller programs, their installation and related maintenance.
- Evaluate transmission signals, transmission lines, and antennas.
- Analyze and measure the characteristics of typical DC and AC circuits.
- Apply multimeter and oscilloscope measurement techniques to solid state circuits.
- Build an electronic device using a schematic and device specifications.
- Install and test the operation of a ladder logic Program for a PLC.
- Design and program LabVIEW virtual instruments.
The requirements for the Signal Technician Certificate program are:
Complete 20 units from
- Signal Technician Requirements
|Signal Technician Requirements - complete 20.00 units|
|ELEC 54A||Direct and Alternating Current Theory||3.00|
|ELEC 54B||Fundamentals of Electronic Devices||3.00|
|ELEC 64A||Electronic Construction 1||2.00|
|ELEC 88||Computer Hardware||3.00|
|ELEC 153||Programmable Logic Controllers||3.00|
|ELEC 167||Radio Frequency and Wireless Communications||3.00|
|ELEC 180||LabVIEW for Technicians||3.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
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