Digital Electronics, PLTW

  • Grades: 11, 12
    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. 
    ● Recommended Grade: 11, 12 
    ● Prerequisites: Introduction to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering, OR teacher approval
    ● Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum ● Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas 
    ● Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course 
    ● Honors course (0.5 point)
    ●  Dual Credit: 3 credits (PLTW EECT 112 Digital Fundamentals) MUST HAVE IED AND POE CREDIT FIRST TO GET THIS DUAL CREDIT!