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DTE-MIN - Digital Technology and Electronics


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Digital Technology and Electronics

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The Minor in Digital Technology and Electronics consists of 20 course credits covering electronics and computer programming and organization. The courses are offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Computer Science. The Certificate is intended for

  • Science majors, especially those interested in experimental science who need a working knowledge of electronic technology

  • Computer science majors who want hands-on experience with electronic circuits and their use in computer architecture and engineering

  • Students in the sciences and in other fields interested in careers involving digital technology and electronic devices

The Minor provides students with a working knowledge of analog and digital circuit design, computer architecture and engineering, and both high-level and machine-level computer programming. Students are given the hands-on experience of working in teams to design, construct and program a functioning computer system.