Electronics Communications

Certificate of Completion
#24210

In addition to courses in electronics fundamentals, the Electronics Communications certificate program encompasses the study of both wire-based and wireless forms of analog and digital communications systems. Topics include amplitude and frequency modulation, multiplexing, antennas, transmission lines, and radio-wave propagation, as well as microwave systems, including radar and satellite operations.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be technically competent.
  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Students will employ polar and/or rectangular notation to determine the magnitude and phase shift of an unknown circuit parameter (voltage, current, impedance, and/or power).

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Technical Applications in Microcomputers
Computer Simulation and Troubleshooting
Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)
Electronic Circuits (AC)
Semiconductor Devices and Circuits
Communications Systems
Microwave Communications
Digital Electronics
Electronic Assembly and Fabrication
Customer Relations for the Technician

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Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

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