Students earn ASD academic credit in math and science. College credit with Kenai Peninsula College and University of Alaska Anchorage possible.
May be taken 4 times with a grade of “C” or better to advance. Grade level 11-12. Prerequisite: Algebra with a grade of “C” or higher.
Twelve college credits possible with UAA/KPC.
This course integrates extensive hands-on activities with math and interactive computer programs to emphasize basic electronics theory and application. Students can earn college credits and electronics certifications that may be given upon successful course completion and students may enjoy advanced standing at other post-secondary institutions.
Each semester the subject matter is different and cumulative and can be used for science, math and elective credit.
1st semester: Personnel skills to include careers, business ethics, and dealing with customers. Basic D.C. electricity which includes safety, soldering, schematics, series & parallel circuits, tools, components, cabling and test equipment. Also includes fiber optics, computer basics, building and troubleshooting.
2nd semester: Complex D.C. circuits, digital electronics, intro to A.C., home theater and sound systems, robot building and intro to computer networking.
3rd semester: Advanced A.C., wireless communication, advanced audio and video systems and advanced computer troubleshooting.
4th semester: Usually OJT and/or special advanced projects.