Electronics Technology / Instrumentation Advanced Certificate (Level One)

Certificate Plan

This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.


First Semester Hours   Second Semester Hours
CETT 1403
DC Circuits
4 LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
CETT 1405
AC Circuits
4 CETT 1407
Fundamentals of Electronics
ELPT 1321
Intro to Electrical Safety & Tools
3 DFTG 1425
Blueprint Reading and Sketching
INTC 1405
Introduction to Instrumentation
4 ELPT 1325
National Electrical Code I
Total 15   Total 12


Third Semester Hours      
INTC 1443
Application of Industrial Automatic Control
INTC 1457
AC/DC Motor Control
ELPT 1457
Industrial Wiring
RBTC 1301
Programmable Logic Controllers
Total Hours*

* Includes 28 SCH from Basic Certificate


Gainful Employment

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Thomas Holt
Program Coordinator, Electronics Technology / Instrumentation
Brandon Washington
Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education
(903) 823-3232

Electronics Technology / Instrumentation Course Descriptions

CETT 1329 Solid State Devices

A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques, and thermal considerations.

CETT 1341 Solid State Circuits

A study of various semiconductor devices incorporated in circuits and their applications. Emphasis on circuit construction, measurements, and analysis.

CETT 1357 Linear Integrated Circuits

A study of characteristics, operations, stabilization, and testing of linear integrated circuits. Applications include instrumentation and active filtering.

CETT 1403 DC Circuits

A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Krichhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques.

CETT 1405 AC Circuits

A study of the fundamentals of alternating current, including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance.

CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals

An entry level course in digital electronics to include numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, and combinational logic.

CETT 1449 Digital Systems

A course in electronics covering digital systems. Emphasis on application and troubleshooting digital systems.

INTC 1341 Principles of Automatic Control

Basic measurements, automatic control systems and design, closed loop systems, controllers, feedback, control modes, and control configurations.

INTC 1356 Instrumentation Calibration

Techniques for configuring and calibrating transmitters, controllers, recorders, valves, and valve positioners.

INTC 1357 AC/DC Motor Controls

A study of electric motors and motor control devices common to a modern industrial environment. A presentation of motor characteristics with emphasis on starting, speed control, and stopping systems.

INTC 1443 Application of Industrial Automatic Controls

Automatic process control including measuring devices, analog and digital instrumentation, signal transmitters, recorders, alarms, controllers, control valves, and process and instrument diagrams. Includes connection and troubleshooting of loops.

RBTC 1401 Programmable Logic Controllers

A study in programmable logic controllers (PLC). Topics include processor units, numbering systems, memory organization, relay type devices, timers, counters, data manipulators, and programming.