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Course Description

Electronic Technology - ELECT 144

Introduction to Microcontrollers (1-2) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the concepts of microcontroller architecture, block components, numbering systems and microprocessor program editing software. Representative microcontroller commands and elementary programming of a microcontroller will be studied. Students will work with hands-on experiments, which they will learn to expand and customize for their personal needs.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Computer and keyboarding experience are highly recommended.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain terms relating to a microcontroller.
  • Convert from hex to decimal numbering systems.
  • Convert from binary to decimal numbering systems.
  • Develop code to control a microcontroller.
  • Debug program code to run on a microcontroller.
  • Transfer program code to run on a microcontroller.
  • Execute program code to run on a microcontroller.
  • Input data through interface devices and ports from the outside world into a microcontroller.
  • Output data through interface devices and ports to the outside world from a microcontroller.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2018; ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 144114569Intro Microcontrollers 3Parnin C$52.009/20/0OpenM  05:00 PM-07:52 PM AS165