Electronic Fundamentals - 886

Mohawk College Certificate
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Circuits and Semiconductors
Overview

Electronics are a key element of modern Industrial equipment and consumer projects. Introduces all areas of modern electronics, including passive components, circuits, semiconductor components, and digital logic.

Electronics are a key element of modern Industrial equipment and consumer projects. This program will provide a thorough introduction to all areas of modern electronics. Topics include passive components, circuits, semiconductor components, and digital logic.

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Continuing Education Technology
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of Grade 12 Mathematics or equivalent.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2017/18 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.

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Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: DC electrical/electronic terminology, concepts and characteristics, and safe procedures for working with DC electrical/ electronic circuits. Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math or equivalent.
Credits: 4
Course description: AC electrical/electronic terms, concepts, and characteristics, and safe procedures for working with AC electrical/electronic circuits. Prerequisite: ELEC ER001.
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: ELECER001
Course description: Concepts and testing procedures associated with semiconductor diodes, zener diodes, light emitting diodes, rectifications, filtering, bipolar transistors, transistor configurations and characteristics. Prerequisite: ELECER002.
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: ELECER002
Course description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of basic digital Integrated Circuit techniques (IC) and each component's method of operation, as well as to wire each component successfully into working circuitry. This course consists of theory and hands-on lab components. Prerequisite: ELECER001, ELECER002
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: ELECER001