5538 Digital Electronics

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Credits: 
2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum
Counts as: 
A directed elective or elective for all diplomas
Course Description: 

Digital Electronics is a course of study in applied digital logic that encompasses the design and application of electronic circuits and devices found in video games, watches, calculators, digital cameras, and thousands of other devices. Instruction includes the application of engineering and scientific principles as well as the use of Boolean algebra to solve design problems. Using computer software that reflects current industry standards, activities should provide opportunities for students to design, construct, test, and analyze simple and complex digital circuitry software will be used to develop and evaluate the product design. This course engages students in critical thinking and problem-solving skills, time management and teamwork skills.

NOTE: This course aligns with the PLTW Digital Electronics curriculum. Use of the PLTW curriculum may require additional training and membership in the PLTW network.

Collection: 
Local Learning Opportunities
Recommended Grade: 
Grade 11
Grade 12
Industry or Service: 
STEM
Program Type: 
Next Level Programs of Study Courses
Course Code: 
DIG ELEC
Required Prerequisites: 
Introduction to Engineering Design and/or Principles of Engineering
Recommended Prerequisites: 
None
CIP: 
Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course