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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

SpaceTEC Partners, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

CertTEC® Basic Electricity and Electronics – Digital


Proficiency examination; varies.

Proctor sites authorized by SpaceTEC®.

December 2014- Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful passing of this examination, students are able to demonstrate skills and knowledge in using a multimeter, oscilloscope, and logic probe and a working knowledge of truth tables and logic gate troubleshooting to identify digital logic circuit types, measure digital inputs and outputs, identify faults in common digital logic circuits, measure the outputs and troubleshoot simple digital logic gates. They are also able to assess and troubleshooting digital timers and flip-flop circuits representing the more common flip-flops found in digital electronics, and familiarity with 555 timers, clock frequencies, adjustments to timing circuitry, and the ability to troubleshoot D-type and JK flip-flops successfully.


In order to prepare for this examination, students will study the following topics: Digital Electronics; Digital Electronics Hardware; Digital Test Equipment; Integrated Circuits; Electrostatic Sensitive Devices; Buffers and Inverters; AND Gates; OR Gates; NAND Gates; NOR Gates; XOR and XNOR Gates; Digital and Analog Switches; Combinational Circuits; Logic Families; Number Systems; Base 10 to Binary Conversion; Binary to Decimal Conversion; Introduction to Latches and Flip-Flops; RS Flip-Flops; D-Type Flip-Flops; JK Flip-Flops; Introduction to Registers and Memory; Serial Shift Registers; Parallel Shift Registers; 64-Bit Memory Circuit; Arithmetic Counting Circuits; Ripple Counter; Up Counter; Down Counter; 4-Bit Adder; 4-Bit Subtractor; Introduction to Conversion and Data Circuits; D/A Conversion; A/D Conversion.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Electricity and Electronics (10/16) (5/23 revalidation).