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The Electronics Industry has been a growing industry for years and it is expected to continue growing for years to come. Electronic technicians have the opportunity to earn an excellent salary no matter where they choose to go with their career. No matter what kind of career is chosen, electronics will be used in one form or another.

Electronics I

Grade Placement: 10, 11, 12 Full Year Class
2 periods/day 1 credit/semester

Electronics II

Grade Placement: 11, 12 Full Year Class
2 periods/day 1 credit/semester

Students will spend a majority of their time in a lab environment building, analyzing, and troubleshooting basic electronic circuits. The electronics theory and lab experience prepares students for career paths such as communications, medical, computer networking, automotive, manufacturing, engineering, and consumer electronics repair and installation.

Electronics III

Grade Placement: 12 Full year
1 credit/semester 2 periods/day
Prerequisite: Electronics I & II or a 12th grade student actively enrolled in the Electronics II Class

In today's world of communications, there is a continuous need for knowledge, and for skilled individuals to design and maintain the computer networks of today. This course introduces the fundamental building blocks of the electronic communications systems beyond the introduction in the Electronics II Program. Emphasis in this program will be in computer maintenance and repair, networking, and software installation. A major part of this class will be a work experience component where students will get actual hands-on experience. Students may also receive the theory of telephony as it applies to telephone equipment, including the use of fiber optic links. Upon successful completion of this third-year program, the students will be awarded a Completion Certificate from the North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education, indicating 1080 hours of training.

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