Credits: BUHS 12, Sending Schools 3
Duration: Full Year
This course provides the basics of digital electronics and fiber optics designed to enable students to move on to technical college or a career in electronics or fiber optics. Topics will include: safety, logic gates, timers, registers, counters, analog to digital and digital to analog converters, binary and hexadecimal codes, computer networks, data and telecommunications, lasers, optics, fiber optic cable types, termination and splicing methods, fiber optic testing methods, and fiber optic switching equipment. The theory presented during the course will be reinforced through lab experiments. When a student has successfully completed this course, he/she will be eligible to become a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. Additional skills will include: use of test equipment, client/server computer networking, summarizing lab results, and working efficiently in small groups and pairs.
This course may also be offered for college credit.
Algebra 1, Electronics and Electricity or permission from instructor.
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